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The little-known mutiny by British officers in Madras

Almost 50 years before the 1857 rebellion, British officers of the Madras Presidency mutinied against their superior officers and plunged southern India into turmoil for three months Business Standard, 2 weeks ago

When Madras women won the vote

Way back in 1921, Madras was the first legislature in British India to pass the women's suffrage
 INooz3 weeks ago

Modern Kanpur a gift of Britishers

KANPUR: The industrial city has a rich history of its evolution. Although, the story of growth of Kanpur began from 13th century, but historians believe that the "actual civilization" of the city unfolded only after the Britishers came here in the ...
 Times of India6 days ago

World War-I martyrs remembered

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Officers of the Indian Army paid homage to martyrs of World War I at the Madras War Cemetery, Nandambakkam on Saturday to commemorate the war's centenary. The Indian Army, which was at the time fighting for ...
 The Hindu1 week ago Forces remember WW-I martyrs  Times of India2 weeks ago

Museum to Come up on MMC Campus

CHENNAI: After a brief lull, efforts to convert the Institute of Anatomy building at Madras Medical College into a full-pledged museum have gained pace. A seven-member core committee headed by college Dr R Vimala, has been formed recently to work ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago Madras Medical College alumni bid adieu to campus building  Times of India2 months ago
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Govt Must Takeover B and C Mills Land: PIL

CHENNAI: CPI(M) leader and former Perambur MLA, SK Mahendran has moved Madras High Court for a direction to the TN government to cancel assignment of 21.86 acre prime patta land to the erstwhile Binny Limited and take back the property as the ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago Renaming Bombay and Madras High Courts  Kashmir Times2 months ago Call of justice  Mid Day2 weeks ago Prime Minister to inaugurate Judicial Museum inside Bombay High Court  DNA India1 month ago

The end is the beginning

As the curtains come down on the 2014/15 MRF Challenge, the National Racing Championship has gotten underway at the Madras Motor Racing Track. The Indian circuit racing season is underway in its traditional home in south India as the revamped ...
 AutoX2 weeks ago

When the curry came back British

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindh Mark Poynton at the Hyatt Regency. Photo: R. Ravindran TOPICS U.K.-based chefs Parthamittra and Mark Poynton tell ESTHER ELIAS about giving English flavour to Indian food If ever an innocent ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Bihar Archives to soon publish docs, lit banned by British Raj

PATNA: Rare documents and images, including a graphic depiction of the hanging of Bhagat Singh and his two aides Rajguru and Sukhdev, which were banned during the colonial era, are now being published in three huge volumes. Titled, 'Teen Shaheed' ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago Bihar Archives to soon publish documents, literature banned by British Raj  DNA India3 weeks ago

Madras miscellany: A touch of the Irish

Comment · print · T T T+· T- An 1890 advertisement for Connemara Hotel The plaques at the Fort Museum The statue of Justice Boddam TOPICS As the new year gets underway, it's time what is now rather unrecognisably being called ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Madras miscellany: The Father of the Congress  The Hindu2 months ago
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