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Amritsar

India-Pakistan Trade: Border Trauma

Nikita Doval

The suspension of India-Pakistan trade has taken a toll on businesses and lives in Amritsar and Attari. Deserted check posts and empty warehouses are reminders of the boom that went bust in February last year

The Malabar Angle

A singular fight against the Empire

Archbishop of Canterbury: Taking a Stand by Falling Flat

Justin Portal Welby’s actions in Jallianwala Bagh must spur his sphere of influence to go beyond pulpit pontifications

From Margin to Centre

Jawaharlal Nehru hailed the Amritsar Congress as the first ‘Gandhi Congress’. It was in 1919 that the young Jawaharlal became Gandhi’s lieutenant and organised relief work in the Punjab. Thus began one of the most critical and longest political partnerships of modern India

Anita Anand: Beyond Myth and Misunderstanding

Anita Anand creates a compelling portrait of Udham Singh, the avenger of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. The author in conversation with Nandini Nair

Jallianwala Bagh: 100 years On

One hundred years between history and memory

Home is where the vote is…

…Or, is it that home is where the heart is but the heart is more than a cashbox?

The Veteran Debutant

Arun Jaitley plays the Punjabi to perfection in his maiden parliamentary battle from Amritsar. Indrajit Hazra gets a ride in the BJP leader’s campaign Toyota

A Family of Fine Taste

An unlettered carpet merchant and art dealer in Amritsar chanced upon the Pahari school of painting. His son keeps the legacy going with his prized collection of traditional painting, sculpture and textiles

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