Sunday, Nov 27, 2022

King George V


Dreams born in graveyard of statues

April 01, 2018 5:35 am

Sometime in the ’60s, in the flush of Independence, statues of British imperialists were removed to the Capital’s Coronation Park. As statues come under attack in other parts of the country, here they bear the imprint of Delhi’s coaching centre hub that they now abut

From 'Dilli' to 'New Delhi', a capital was named

March 15, 2015 11:46 am

15 years after his coronation as the "King-Emperor of India" that King George V named the city 'New Delhi'.

Face Value

September 26, 2013 4:49 am

Over two centuries of portrait painting in India is chronicled through the works of 150 artists

Face Value

September 25, 2013 4:17 am

Over two centuries of portrait painting in India is chronicled through the works of 150 artists

Raj remains get Delhi makeover

September 27, 2012 12:40 am

More than half the work in the multi-crore,ambitious project to give Coronation Park a makeover is complete.

As govts play name game for 10 years,students and faculty stick to ‘Georgians’

July 26, 2012 2:25 am

The Samajwadi Party government’s decision to change the name of Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University back to King George Medical University has been welcomed by the ‘Georgians’ the term students and faculty still use to describe themselves.

100 years of Durbar a no-no,so Tricolour flagpost at site

March 01, 2012 2:29 am

Days after the Delhi government quietly let December 12,2011,slip past without any fanfare at the site of the Coronation Durbar 100 years ago,a towering flagpost is being constructed there to unfurl the Tricolour,possibly this Independence Day,to mark the city’s centenary.

Delhi’s Birthday Party

December 14, 2011 2:49 am

Delhi as India’s Capital turned 100. Here,some partying shots.

Delhi Durbar colonial,so no official celebration on Dec 12

November 23, 2011 1:47 am

Delhi,as the national capital,will turn hundred on December 12,but the government has been avoiding any celebrations on the day.

Dec 12 approaching,but Coronation Park upgrade far from complete

November 23, 2011 12:27 am

The Coronation Park,where King George V announced the shift of national capital from Calcutta to Delhi on December 12,1911,is yet to be ready for the centenary year celebrations.