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Maharani Jindan Kaur: 'One of the most remarkable characters of 19th century history'

November 03, 2020 8:35 am

Maharani Jindan Kaur, the last wife of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, waged an unending struggle against the British.

On the Long Road to Justice

January 04, 2020 11:24 am

On a winter’s day over nine decades ago, Viceroy Reading received an unusual delegation from South Africa. It was led by a doctor whose appeal to India changed the course of history.

US moves 2 British IS members known as 'Beatles' from Syria

October 10, 2019 7:42 am

The two British men were captured in January in eastern Syria by the Kurdish forces amid the collapse of IS. Their detention set off a debate in the U.S. and Europe over how to prosecute their citizens who joined IS.

‘What honour is left when we have to take orders from traders who haven’t yet learned to wash their bottoms?’

August 17, 2019 11:02 am

India’s transition to colonialism took place under a for-profit corporation, which existed entirely for the purpose of enriching its investors.

Next-generation farming: How drones are changing the face of British agriculture

July 24, 2019 2:16 pm

Agricultural spaying drones are equipped with a tank and spraying system. They can then be set on a predetermined GPS-defined route and buzz over a field, dropping doses of pesticides, herbicides and fungicides as they go.

Rare photos, lesser known facts about India's first war of Independence on its 161st anniversary

May 10, 2018 4:45 pm

The revolt of 1857 was not a sudden occurrence but was fed by the collective resentment against the British rule. Another important cause of the rebellion was a general dissatisfaction with the policies and administration of the East india Company.

Reaching For the Blues

January 25, 2018 12:30 am

Blues legend John Mayall is bringing his music to India. Next month, Mayall will take the stage at the 8th Mahindra Blues Festival.

British man fighting against ISIS killed in Syria

October 24, 2017 7:12 pm

Jac Holmes, also known by his Kurdish adopted name of Sores Amanos – "sores" meaning "revolution", fought in operations to push Islamic State (ISIS) out of Syrian towns and villages including Tel Hamis, Manbij, Tabqa and Raqqa.

Trade unionist and British engineer, both live on in this road’s name

July 31, 2017 4:09 am

Joshi is renowned for his work on the Royal Commission on India, a report sent to the British government describing existing labour conditions, the health and living standards of workers and on the relations between employers and employees.

Two cheers for Scottish independence

September 19, 2014 8:22 am

Scotland’s priorities, argue the proponents of independence, are poorly reflected in the constitution of the British government.

BRITISH VIDEOS

Britain's FM, Arun Jaitley hold bilateral talks

January 20, 2016 5:49 am

London, Jan 20 (ANI): British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne held bilateral talks with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, ahead of the World Economic Forum. Both the ministers discussed cooperation between the two countries at the residence of the British Finance Minister at Downing Street in central London. The talks focused on infrastructure and financial services. Jaitley also addressed an investors summit at the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday morning and will fly to Davos, Switzerland, in the evening.