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Modi's Mahatma act in Mumbai: Vote for India

Comparing Congress’s rule since Independence with that of the British Raj’s divide and rule policy, projecting the Bharatiya Janata Party as the only answer to the ills of corruption,......

Now, mosquitoes that do not cause malaria

When Sir Ronald Ross, a British Raj army surgeon working in Hyderabad, proved in 1897 that mosquitoes could transmit malaria, it promised a new era in humanity's battle with the devastating......

The fake freedom fighter racket

When India was freed of the British Raj 60 years back, none of our leaders may have even thought that they would have to deal with the problem of fake freedom fighters.The fake freedom fighter......

'The twenty-first century is India's to lose'

After the wave of nostalgic books on the British Raj in recent years and on Indian philosophy in an earlier era, it is now fashionable to write futuristic books on India. Curiosity about the secret......

British Raj was beneficial: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday acknowledged the "beneficial consequences" of British colonial rule like "free press, constitutional government, professional service, modern universities......

How realtors have profited from rising India, China

In the days of the Raj, the British and the maharajas used to retreat from the hot and humid capitals of Calcutta, Delhi, Bombay, Bangalore, and Madras and head for the hills. They created a......

'Commander of British Empire' award for Raj Loomba

Leading NRI entrepreneur Raj Loomba received the 'Commander of the British Empire' award from Prince Charles in recognition of his charity work at a colourful ceremony at Buckingham Palace in......

India risk too high for overseas insurers

During the British Raj, foreign insurance companies operating in India only wrote policies for foreign nationals because the risk profile of Indians was high. Fifty-five years after Independence,......

Arun Jaitley's Budget firsts

Going by the number of changes Mr Jaitley’s next Budget is likely to see, he will go down in the history of Budget-making as the finance minister who ushered in the largest number of changes......

How cow slaughter ban is hurting Indian economy

Deepak Lal looks into the economic origins of cow slaughter bans and their questionable utility In the mid-1960s I and a group of friends from Oxford rented a house from Robert Graves, the poet......

Read this before you watch Elizabeth

Before the British Raj, before hill-stations and the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, before Gandhi and an empire on which 'the sun never set' -- there was Queen Elizabeth I of England. She ruled for......

'Nun' Sofia Hayat dons a bikini!

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Former Bigg Boss contestant Sofia Hayat, who became a nun not too long ago, is back to being her original self. The......

Amy Jackson attends London Fashion Week

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Amy Jackson put her best fashion foot forward during the London Fashion Week. The British model-turned-actress shared......

'Aditya Chopra was the first person to read Baar Baar Dekho'

'I wrote the Baar Baar Dekho script seven years ago. At that time, it was called Saat Steps.  Later it was called Kal Jisne Dekha.  It became Baar Baar......

Give Gowariker credit for Mohenjo Daro

'Ashutosh Gowariker's Mohenjo Daro does what many history books could not have done.''He awakens interest in the ancient civilisation of Harapppa and Mohenjo Daro,' says Asim Siddiqui. IMAGE:......

Boxer Amir Khan rolls with the punches

Besides fighting Manny Pacquiao, British boxer Amir Khan wants to channel boxing talent in India and Pakistan IMAGE: Boxer Amir Khan poses for photographers during a media day. Photograph: Dave......
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Ranveer Singh explains why Befikre's trailer is under promising

Actor Ranveer Singh says that his forthcoming film Befikre has a nice story apart from the much talked about kissing scenes. Yes, there is a... ...

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Building the intrigue

James Rinaldi writes about being in the middle of marines and spies in Nepal and trying to catch them off-guard through random conversations.... ...

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All the King's Men

Clockwise from top: Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh II was loath to take to the seas, but eventually was cajoled by the British Viceroy; Members of the... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/others/leisure/Travel-All-the-Kings-Men/articleshow/55777066.cms
Review

12:50 am FOLLOW US: Title: India Conquered: British Raj and the chaos of empire Author: Jon Wilson Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2016 Price: Rs... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/book-reviews/india-conquered-british-raj-and-the-chaos-of-empire-by-jon-wilson/981504
Many brits are unaware of the atrocities committed

Why do you think the Raj is an era of darkness? The Raj deindustrialised India; created landlessness and poverty; drained our country's resources;... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/lifestyle/books/2016/dec/03/many-brits-are-unaware-of-the-atrocities-committed-1544670.html

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