British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces calls to apologise for a colonial-era massacre when he visits the Indian state of Gujarat today, 100 years after as many as 1,200 people were killed protesting against imperial rule. The AFP news agency reports that the Hindu nationalist government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi regularly emphasises the independence struggle as a vital component of India’s national identity but Arun Vaghela, head of Gujarat University’s history department, has little expectation the British prime minister will address the issue. To read the full article visit the News Blog page on the Future Media website.