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British destroyed trade to conquer India: Tharoor
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British destroyed trade to conquer India: Shashi Tharoor

Jaipur, Jan 21 (PTI) The East India Company knew the best way to conquer India was to control its trade and that is why controlling of ports became so important for them, noted politician and writer Shashi Tharoor said here today. Tharoor, who was ... Press Trust of India, 17 hours ago

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Death march

In 1838, Afghanistan was under the rule of Dost Mohammed Barakzai. The British East India Company and Lord Auckland, Governor General of India, favoured Shuja Shah, from whom Barakzai had wrested power. An army, under the command of General Sir ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

The Aussie who took on the British for Rani Laxmibai

John Lang represented Rani Laxmibai in her legal battle against the East India Company to stop the annexation of her kingdom of's Archana Masih profiles the maverick Aussie who spent 22 years in India and became a friend in its dark days of bondage. IMAGE: A self portrait of John Lang. It was 1964; the writer Ruskin Bond had just moved to Mussoorie from Delhi when an Australian newspaper clipping arrived for him by post. It was sent by a friend about a maverick Australian ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
The Week UK

What was the East India Company? Tom Hardy takes on British institution in BBC's Taboo

It's being portrayed as the 'biggest, baddest multinational corporation on earth', but what was the true story of the EIC? International trade isn't perhaps the sexiest of subjects for a TV series, but when it deals with the East India ...
 The Week UK2 weeks ago Taboo TV review: the grime and gloss of an imperial wrecking ball  Irish Times1 week ago Tom Hardy weighs in on Taboo character's sex life  New York Post6 days ago James Delaney faces unexpected rival and assassins on Taboo  Monsters and Critics4 days ago
Pakistan Today

Four reasons why CPEC will not be another East India Company

Concer­ns regard­ing the econom­ic corrid­or are unders­tandab­le but to sugges­t it's simila­r to EIC is farfet­ched It is only natural for people with a history of subjugation and being colonised to become wary of any kind of foreign ...
 The Express Tribune2 weeks ago Reasons why CPEC will not be another EIC  Pakistan Today2 weeks ago

Rolls-Royce paid bribe to get documents from tax office in India: Report

London: Even as Rolls-Royce got a five-year reprieve from a British court this week from being convicted in criminal cases over graft charges, The Guardian said in a report on Friday that the defence and aerospace major sent an agent to retrieve an ...
 Siasat Daily23 hours ago Rolls Global Race Hits Snag  Asian Lite1 day ago Rolls-Royce sent agent to India to retrieve document from tax office: Guardian  Yahoo! India1 day ago UK reprieve for Rolls-Royce in India bribery cases  Hindustan Times1 day ago
Radio New Zealand

British Judge Approves Rolls-Royce's $832M Bribery Fines

British engine-maker Rolls-Royce has agreed to pay $832 million to settle a long-running probe into bribery and false accounting in several countries. The company apologized for the offenses, calling them "unacceptable." Shares in Rolls-Royce rose ...
 Defense-Aerospace3 days ago Rolls-Royce reaches $800M global resolution in FCPA case  Compliance Week3 days ago Rolls-Royce to pay $1.15bn in corruption cases  Radio New Zealand4 days ago Rolls-Royce to pay $800M in bribery penalties  USA Today4 days ago
Indian Express

London's Victorian era pottery find unearths tale of how Indian food became popular in Britain

Food from India did not just form a major part of import, but had over time become an essential part of British diet. The crossrail project workers in London recently dug out an unusual collection of archaeological remains while working on the new ...
 Indian Express3 days ago

A British film with a Punjabi heart: director's personal take on partition

A new account of the human toll of India's breakup premieres next month The opening lines of Viceroy's House, British director Gurinder Chadha's epic new film, are barked out in Hindi by a tough colonial Scot at the head of a vast team of flunkies ...
 The Guardian5 days ago

A new look at the Raj

For historian and author Walter Reid, whose latest book Jewel in the Crown: The British Betrayal of India takes a look at the empire in India from a British perspective, the country had always held a special piece in his heart. " I have family ...
 The Hindu4 weeks ago
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