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British Raj

Farrukh Dhondy | Why I’m happy to be a snob… amid linguistic revolutionaries

Indian historians, even in my school days, decolonised the accounts of Indian history written by British Raj historians

09 Oct 2021 12:53 AM

Aakar Patel | What India will we leave for future generations? Some thoughts on I-Day

The people are useful for the State as they give it legitimacy, but they are also seen as a nuisance that gets in the way of government

17 Aug 2021 2:52 AM

Former mansion of Maharaja Duleep Singh's son goes on sale in London

Duleep Singh was the last Maharaja of the Sikh Empire including Lahore in the 19th century until he was exiled to England during British Raj

24 Aug 2020 2:17 PM

A multi-generational food trail that doesn’t shy from hard facts

Warrier writes simply and impactfully, moving seamlessly across time to spin a multilayered tale slow cooked like a good biryani.

17 Nov 2019 2:21 AM

The memory project

An exhibition retells the stories of the last generation of people who saw life before and after India’s Independence.

07 Nov 2019 1:07 AM


Recipe for love

In his new book Sara, author Shashi Warrier whips up a complex love story in which cooking is one of the main ingredients.

22 Aug 2019 1:13 AM

Britain refuses to apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Britain's high commissioner to India laid a wreath on the 100th anniversary of the massacre, for which London is still to apologise.

13 Apr 2019 2:40 PM

Revenge of the Raj: UK disarray as Jallianwala anniversary looms!

The biggest wake up call for the government came when Theresa May lost the vote on the Brexit plan last week for the third time.

01 Apr 2019 12:23 AM

Bastar: A princely state that had a rich political history during the British Raj

The major tribes of the Bastar region are the Gond, Abhuj Maria, Bhatra Bhatraand and others divided into more sub castes.

25 Feb 2019 1:23 AM

Pitfalls of broken promises: It’s a long history

A wholly socio-economic-cultural genesis of unrest in Punjab in the 1970s was mismanaged politically and driven towards secessionist moorings.

16 Aug 2018 6:32 AM


Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamna' compares BJP rule with British Raj

Targeting the Centre, Shiva Sena said, 'Bullet train is a Modi government's boon but, train mishaps are not.'

21 Nov 2017 2:50 PM

Fitzgerald fount restoration gets traffic dept’s nod

Earlier it was located at the junction flanked by Metro Cinema and Kyani Bakery.

13 Nov 2017 1:22 AM

British-era duty hours to end

BMC senior staff will now work for seven hours without break.

08 Jun 2017 3:18 AM

BMC stumbles upon milestone dating back to British Raj

There are about 15 British Raj milestones in the city from Kalbadevi to Mahim.

08 Apr 2017 2:43 AM