Thursday, Feb 09, 2023

Nizam of Hyderabad


Azmat Ali Khan declared as titular Nizam IX following his father Mukarram Jah's demise

January 22, 2023 7:32 am

He was declared as the Nizam IX in a simple ceremony held in the presence of the family members of Mukarram Jah, it further said.

Trailed by history, the Last Nizam, who travelled continents, died away from 'home'

January 17, 2023 12:02 pm

Mir Barkat Ali Khan Siddiqui Mukarram Jah “retired” after government decision to cancel privy purses, spent his hours tinkering with vehicles, machinery.

Mukarram Jah, last Nizam of Hyderabad, to be laid to rest at Mecca Masjid on Wednesday

January 17, 2023 11:33 am

The Telangana government has decided to accord full state honours to Mukarram Jah, 89, the grandson of the seventh Nizam Mir Osman Ali Khan Bahadur, who died in Turkey on Saturday.

Mukarram Jah passes away: A brief history of the Nizam's massive inheritance, and its rapid loss

January 21, 2023 3:24 pm

Mir Osman Ali Khan had left behind 104 grandchildren, so Mukarram Jah was no stranger to court battles over property and money. However, one such battle involved a sum of £35 million, the governments of India and Pakistan, and was eventually settled by a UK court. Here is the story.

When the Nizam was projected as Caliph’s successor, and Hyderabad a magnet for global Muslims

January 17, 2023 10:36 pm

Over seven generations, the Nizams of Hyderabad had created a state that would rival Constantinople as the repository of Islamic culture and learning. It attracted Muslim migrants from across the world who worked there in varying capacities from traders, money lenders to military personnel. After the integration of Hyderabad to India in 1948, these connections between local and global Muslims was lost.

Hyderabad Nizam was benevolent, those dividing people for votes should learn from him: grandson

September 16, 2022 7:10 pm

Nawab Najaf Ali Khan objects to the use of the word 'liberation' in the context of the princely state’s annexation, saying the Nizam was not a foreigner and that he had nothing to do with the Razakars.

You will not believe how many diamonds Queen Elizabeth II’s 'Nizam of Hyderabad' necklace features

July 22, 2022 7:35 pm

It was given to The Queen as a wedding present in 1947 by the erstwhile ruler (Nizam) of Hyderabad, Asaf Jah VII

A detailed account of the life and times of Salar Jung, the forgotten Diwan of Hyderabad

March 15, 2020 9:10 am

In Salar Jung’s tenure as Diwan, we find in Dadabhoy’s treatment a comprehensive view of Hyderabad in the second half of the 19th century.

Rejecting Pak claim to Nizam funds, UK court rules in favour of India

October 03, 2019 6:53 am

The Nizam’s descendants, Prince Mukarram Jah, the titular eighth Nizam of Hyderabad, and his younger brother Muffakham Jah, had joined hands with the Indian government in the legal battle against the Pakistan government over some 35 million pounds lying with the National Westminster Bank in London.

Nizam fund dispute: Pakistan loses UK court case against Osman Ali Khan's family

October 02, 2019 8:11 pm

The focal point of the dispute was 1,007,940 pounds and nine shillings, which was transferred in 1948 by the then Nizam of Hyderabad to the high commissioner in Britain of the newly-formed state of Pakistan.