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100th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: India remembers colonial era’s worst atrocity

Today, the 13th of April, marks the 100th anniversary of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, one of the darkest days of the colonial British rule. The British army headed by Brigadier General Dyer, who ordered his soldiers to open fire at a gathering killing more than a 1000 innocent citizens. The crowd gathered to celebrate Baisakhi, […]

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British PM Theresa May Expresses “Deep Regret” For Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday expressed “deep regret” for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre by British troops in India in 1919 but stopped short of a full apology. “We deeply regret what happened and the suffering caused,” Ms May told the British parliament, as India prepares to mark the 100th anniversary of the killings. […]