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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,......

'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......

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 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......

UK's new immigration rules to hit Indian professionals

New rules are expected to make it tougher for British companies wanting to bring in foreign professionals from outside the EU, including countries like India The UK, on Tuesday, unveiled plans to......

'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......

Fine films, fabulous discoveries at MAMI

The movies that impressed, puzzled and stunned Sukanya Verma at MAMI this year. You know it's time for the annual Mumbai Film Festival when the city's cinephile population flocks to theatres in......

Victoria & Abdul review: Watch it for Judi Dench only

Dame Dench humanises the frumpy, myopic and overindulged Queen Victoria and the screen feels the warmth of the legendary actress's enthusiasm, says Sukanya Verma. It's not easy keeping pace with......

Must See: UNSEEN PICTURES of Amitabh Bachchan's life

Amitabh Bachchan turns 75 on October 11. Rediff.com celebrates the superstar's birthday with this special series, looking back at the very things that made him the BIG B. We first published this......

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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Controversy over Tipu Sultan Jayanti reignites

Union minister Anantkumar Hegde has conveyed to the Karnataka government not to invite him to the "shameful" event of Tipu Sultan Jayanti on... ...

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It was 70 years ago on Oct 22 Pakistani raiders attacked J&K

 A Look Through The Mist It is well known fact that turmoil of 1947 which led to Partition of British India resulted in large scale migration of... ...

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When Netaji set up Azad Hind provisional govt 74 years ago!

On this day 74 years ago, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose had announced the establishment of the provisional government of Azad Hind in occupied... ...

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Who was Nain Singh Rawat?

Google has celebrated the achievements of the 19th century Indian explorer Nain Singh Rawat, the first man to survey Tibet, with a Doodle to mark... ...

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The Chinese Wanted To Teach India a Lesson

The Invasion It was entirely unexpected that the Chinese would attack. The Indians had observed a massive build-up across the border and there had... ...

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