October 16, 2018 9:50 pm
The written response from ASI is divergent from the Centre's version in the Supreme Court in April 2016, saying that the diamond was neither stolen nor "forcibly" taken by British rulers but given to East India Company by erstwhile rulers of Punjab.
August 04, 2017 7:44 am
Talking about his meetings with Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi said that he has emphasised on strengthening India-UK trade ties in wake of ‘Brexit’.
May 04, 2016 12:44 am
A former Permanent Representative to UNESCO says India has always had a principled line on the Kohinoor’s return, and the matter has been in the domain of the MEA, not the Culture Ministry.
July 27, 2016 6:31 pm
By the time the Kohinoor reached the British in the mid nineteenth century, it had already passed through a number of hands, all of which were not “Indian”.
April 21, 2016 12:02 am
Getting back trinkets from overseas is now the job of elected government, not the courts.
April 20, 2016 4:20 pm
History has it that the British first came into possession of the diamond in 1850 after the conquest of Punjab, then under Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
April 28, 2016 8:31 pm