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Doctors clear air on Jaya's death, said she died due to multiple organ failure
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Jaya was conscious when admitted to hospital: British doctor

Beale was flanked by P Balaji of Madras Medical College and K Babu of Apollo Hospitals, who had signed in election forms on which her thumb impression was taken. DNA, 1 month ago

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Delhi must honour its 'British' roads

The renaming of Dalhousie Road to 'Dara Shikoh Road' earlier this month is the continuation of a gradual effacing of our colonial past. As those living in Delhi will testify to, well known and not so well known English names are slowly disappearing from the ...
 DNA3 weeks ago
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Setback to VK Sasikala, HC allows ED plea in foreign exchange case

In a setback to All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam General Secretary V K Sasikala, the Madras high court on Wednesdy allowed a revision petition of the Enforcement Directorate challenging her discharge and that of her nephew T T V Dinakaran by a Chennai court in two Foreign Exchange Regulation Act cases. Justice G Chockalingam of the court's Madurai bench, who heard the revision petition filed challenging the discharge, set aside the lower court's order and remitted the case back to the ...
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HC confirms Rs 28 cr penalty on Sasikala's nephew Dinakaran

The Madras High Court today confirmed an order of FERA Appellate Board imposing a penalty of Rs 28 crore on former AIADMK MP and party General Secretary V K Sasikalas nephew T T V Dinakaran in a case initiated by the Enforcement Directorate in 1996. First ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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The ancient heritage behind our railway bridges

Of the thousands of railway bridges in India, 36,470 are more than 100 years old, and 6,680 are more than 140 years old! But of these, only 21 rank on the Heritage Directorate of the Indian Railways because for them heritage isn’t necessarily a function of age, says Bibek Debroy. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com. The Jubilee Bridge was an old railway bridge, between Naihati and Bandel and across the river Hooghly. It possessed features to interest engineering enthusiasts. It was a ...
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The maharaja who gave his people museums

The collector king Sayajirao Gaekwad III, who lived a century ago, put together a fantastic world of Indian and European art for his subjects. IMAGE: Baroda's Sayajirao Gaekwad III ruled Baroda state for nearly 64 years, till the age of 75. Photograph: Kind Courtesy Lafayette/V&A Museum I’ve been fascinated with Baroda’s Sayajirao Gaekwad III ever since I opened my first book on Raja Ravi Varma and learnt how the 19-year-old maharaja invited the painter to Baroda (now ...
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K'taka traces historical background of dispute

Karnataka on Tuesday traced before the Supreme Court the historical background of its dispute with Tamil Nadu on sharing of Cauvery river water, saying the differences between Mysore and Madras started in 1807 over restoration of the tanks. Senior advocate ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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6 were hanged in 1950 for attempt to kill General Cariappa: Declassified CIA report

Documents declassified by the US espionage agency, the Central Intelligence Agency have revealed a shocking bit of information regarding an assassination attempt in 1950 on Field Marshal K N Cariappa, who took over as the first Indian Commander in Chief of the Indian Army from British Army officer General Roy Bucher on January 15, 1949. "An attempt to assassinate General Cariappa, the commander-in-chief of Indian Army, was made during the General’s recent inspection tour of East ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Declassified CIA report says 6 were hanged for trying to kill General Cariappa  Rediff.com2 months ago

Conquest of India

IN 1575, a lady by the name of Gulbadan Begum set out on pilgrimage to Mecca, only to find herself delayed for an entire year in Surat. The authorities wouldn’t grant her permission to sail, and in the end she had to arrange for the town of Bulsar to be ...
 Open Magazine2 months ago
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Jallikattu: Protests intensify, OPS ponders over options, PETA warns Centre

Protests demanding Jallikattu swelled on the streets of Tamil Nadu after agitators rejected statements by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and the state braced for a shutdown on Friday. Late Thursday evening, reports indicated that the state government could consider promulgating an ordinance to ensure holding of Jallikattu or convene the assembly for adopting a resolution in its favour. In a virtual replay of the anti-Hindi agitation of 1960s, lakhs of students ...
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