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'We can no more do away with the Mughals than we can do away with the British'

'Both empires had profound influences on modern India.''But neither can India's history be reduced to the actions of imperial rulers.''We need to think about India's history beyond India's current......

Of Mughals, Taj Mahal and 'traitors'

The British were in India for over 300 years, but they never became Indians.The East India Company sent all its loot back to London and the British empire continued that tradition.On the contrary,......

From the Raj to Azadi, how I saw India change

As a child in British India, Bharati Dutt, now 81, lived a privileged and sheltered life in an extended joint family of civil servants, doctors, engineers and Gandhians. Between the ages of seven......

When the British arrested Annie Besant, who, with Tilak, demanded Home Rule

Dr Annie Besant, an Englishwoman, was part of India's freedom movement. 100 years ago, she was placed under house arrest by the British in a bungalow in Ooty.It was here she unfurled the Home Rule......

INS Vishal, Vikrant's successor, will have serious US tech

Beyond the British and Russian strands interwoven into the Indian Navy's equipment profile and the strong drive towards indigenisation evident today, its future in aircraft carriers appears......

India's largest telecom firm will soon be born!

The onus of the tax dues of Rs 22,100 crore on Vodafone India’s British parent could also fall on the merged entity. While Vodafone India and Aditya Birla group firm Idea Cellular are in the......

India's appalling prison conditions to the 'rescue' of Mallya

British magistrate presiding over Mallya extradition case says India’s prison standards are not up to the mark Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Prison conditions in India have become an......

British Airways union blames outsourcing to India for disruption

British Airways passengers are facing a third day of disruption at Heathrow after an IT glitch blamed on outsourcing to India grounded scores of planes, leaving thousands of travellers stranded......

Voda-Idea merger: Breaking down the numbers

British telecom major Vodafone and Aditya Birla group-run Idea Cellular on Monday  announced the merger of their Indian operations, creating the largest mobile operator by customer and revenue......

Govt replaces Mistry at Indo-UK CEO forum

British Prime Minister Theresa May will be in India tomorrow, but Cyrus Mistry will no longer head the Indo-UK CEO forum, discovers Nivedita Mookerji. With days to go for the Indo-UK Tech Summit......

The Taj Mahal's love story returns!

Shiraz: A Romance of India, a 1928 Indo-British-German silent classic, will tell the epic tale once again. And you're invited. IMAGE: A still from Shiraz: A Romance Of India At a time when the Taj......

'Judi Dench is obsessed with India'

'He cooked chicken curry and so because of him, curries entered the British royal kitchens.''Eventually, he became a political advisor to the queen.''This guy was disrupting the royal household. It......

PIX: Coldplay performs in Mumbai

British rock band Coldplay performed at the Global Citizen India festival in Mumbai and the crowds loved it! The band's frontman Chris Martin kept thanking the crowd by saying 'shukraan' and added......

BAFTAs 2018: Amy Jackson rubs shoulders with Hollywood

The highlights of the glamorous Brit awards, right here. The British Academy of Film and Television Awards ceremony was held at the Royal Albert Hall in London on February 18 and Hollywood turned......

Review: Aiyaary feels like unending punishment

Aiyaary is a bloated, prolonged, mess of misplaced purpose that digresses from military misdeeds to animal cruelty, says Sukanya Verma. Aiyaary begins with a lengthy disclaimer stating it is a......

Mithali Raj features on BBC's list of most influential women

The British Broadcasting Corporation, the BBC, on Wednesday, named Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj as one of the most influential women in India. Mithali is currently the highest......

Sports Shorts: Double point finish for Force India at British Grand Prix

Double point finish for Force India at British Grand Prix IMAGE: Esteban Ocon of Sahara Force India F1. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images Sahara Force India enjoyed a double points finish at the......

India golfer Shiv Kapur qualifies for British Open

Kapur, who is currently placed 305 in the world rankings, holds the Indian record for the best finish at the US Open thanks to his tied 23rd place at the 2014 edition.   Shiv Kapur, enjoying......

Why Indian cricket team still uses British-era logo: CIC to PMO

'Why the BCCI is still using the logo designed by British Raj in 1928 which resembles 90 per cent the symbol of star of India given by British Raj to his loyal princes...' Why is the Indian cricket......

Will cricket get the nod for 2024 Olympic Games?

Cricket, a sport dominated by Britain and former British colonies such as Australia and India, has only once featured in a Games - in Paris in 1900. IMAGE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni hits a six to take......
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British minister calls for new approach to end knife crime

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd called on Monday for "a different approach" to tackling the "terrible" toll of knife deaths as a 19-year-old... ...

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On India's prime time TV debates, women are mostly invisible

Mumbai: On any evening, those watching primetime television news debates in India may get the impression that women rarely have opinions worth... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/on-indias-prime-time-tv-debates-women-are-mostly-invisible-news-national-sctpSfadccafh.html
The Ashwin-Gibbs fight, a mini match-fixing controversy & the perils of Twitter

Twitter was alight with yet another cricketing controversy, this time betweenace Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and South African Herschelle... ...

http://www.sify.com/sports/the-ashwin-gibbs-fight-a-mini-match-fixing-controversy--the-perils-of-twitter-news-cricket-sctwsxjccddje.html
SC tells researcher to file plea for furnishing secret documents

The Supreme Court on Monday told a Mumbai-based researcher, seeking re-investigation into Mahatma Gandhis assassination, to file a separate plea... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/660387/mahatma-gandhis-assassination-sc-tells.html
Sudheep to work under Dhanush’s direction?

Sudheep who was seen in Tamil films like Naan E, Baahubali, Puli and Mudinja Ivana Pudi, to name a few, is likely to come on board Dhanush’s... ...

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