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A tale of the most infamous diamond 'Kohinoor'

Dalrymple''s book 'Kohinoor' reveals that Kohinoor was not gifted to the British but they took it away by force from India.


British took Kohinoor by force, but so did the Indians: William Dalrymple explains complex history of diamond

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”.

Trinamool MP’s outfit files petition in SC on Kohinoor

Trinamool Congress MP Sukhendu Sekhar Roy, has filed a PIL in the Supreme Court demanding that the Union government should take appropriate steps to bring the Kohinoor diamond back to India.

Give Kohinoor to Jagannath temple, says BJD MP in Rajya Sabha

Raising the issue through a Zero Hour mention, Bhupinder Singh (BJD) said Maharaja Ranjit Singh had willed that the Kohinoor diamond be given to Jagannath Temple.

Centre refuses to share information on bringing back Kohinoor

An application was filed with the External Affairs Ministry seeking details of steps taken for return of Kohinoor along with copies of letters written to and response received from the United Kingdom in this regard.


Kohinoor taken by force, bring it back: Odisha MP to Modi govt

Last week, the Union government had told Supreme Court that the Kohinoor diamond was neither “forcibly taken nor stolen” by British rulers, but given as a “gift” to East India Company by the rulers of Punjab.

The Urdu Press: Malegaon Acquittals

The Hindu terrorist organisation, Abhinav Bharat, was seen to be involved in the Malegaon blast. Its members were made ‘accused’.

Kohinoor can't be brought back to Pakistan: Lahore HC told

The Lahore High Court was hearing a plea seeking direction for the Pakistan government to bring back the Koh-i-Noor which India has also been trying to get from the UK for years.

No question of giving up on Kohinoor, says Meenakshi Lekhi

After its controversial statement on Monday in the SC, the government has revised its stand, saying “it reiterates its resolve to make all possible efforts to bring back the Kohinoor diamond in an amicable manner”.

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British Took Kohinoor By force, But So Did The Indians: William Dalrymple

Over the past week, the fabled Kohinoor diamond has been back in the news. The Indian government told the court that the diamond was “gifted” and not forcefully taken away by the British. The statement acted as a catalyst to a fervent debate on whether the precious rock should finally be brought back to India. […]