Friday, Dec 02, 2022



The Kohinoor, Cullinan and the enduring demand for reparations across the colonial world

September 29, 2022 3:59 pm

While some argue that reparations are long overdue, others say that the rise and fall of empires is part of the natural course of history and that reparations are not only impractical but also unnecessary.

Kohinoor: A brief history of the precious diamond which is now a British crown jewel

September 15, 2022 12:13 pm

While Queen Victoria wore it as a brooch, Kohinoor soon became a part of crown jewels - first in the crown of Queen Alexandra and then in the crown of Queen Mary

Adani Wilmar buys several brands, including 'Kohinoor' to strengthen food business

May 03, 2022 4:53 pm

The acquisition would give AWL exclusive rights over the brand 'Kohinoor' basmati rice along with 'Ready to Cook', 'Ready to Eat' curries and meals portfolio under the Kohinoor brand umbrella in India, the company said in a statement.

Sunil Gavaskar asks about Koh-i-Noor during IPL match; know all about this contested diamond

April 11, 2022 8:37 pm

Since the diamond was the object of desire for many kings, emperors and invaders, it earned an ill reputation. This is why male members of the British royal family never wear it

Get spooked, or steal the Kohinoor

October 01, 2018 12:01 am

An initiative called Mystery Rooms promises to transport people into other worlds packed with mystery and adventure. It has 17 branches across the country, including in Mumbai, Goa, Chandigarh, Kolkata and Chennai.

A tale of the most infamous diamond 'Kohinoor'

May 09, 2017 9:27 pm

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

Trinamool MP’s outfit files petition in SC on Kohinoor

May 16, 2016 1:11 am

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

May 03, 2016 3:09 pm

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

May 01, 2016 12:15 pm

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

April 29, 2016 5:27 am

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.