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Government Renames Calcutta, Bombay and Madras High Courts

Government Renames Calcutta, Bombay and Madras High Courts

New Delhi: It's goodbye to another vestige of the British Raj, with the Union Cabinet on Tuesday deciding to rename three of the oldest high courts in India. The Bombay, Calcutta and Madras high courts will henceforth be known by the Indian names ..., 3 weeks ago
Tamil advocates demand 'high court of Tamil Nadu' Times of India, 2 weeks ago
An England qualified high court judge in the dock Deccan Chronicle, 2 weeks ago

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Rich tributes paid to Thomas Munro

Rich tributes were paid to the British Governor of Madras Presidency Sir Thomas Munro on Wednesday on the occasion of his death anniversary. This year also marks the 190{+t}{+h}year of his visit to Th...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Madras Miscellany: Ten years later

Tranquebar, Tarangambadi if you so wish, has two parts to its more recent history. From 1620 it has a history as a Danish settlement that, from 1845, became British till Independence, and from 1706 it has a history as a German mission settlement that had ...
 The Hindu1 week ago
The Hindu

Gautam Bhatia: The fault in our speech

In a wide-ranging judgement, the Madras High Court on Tuesday vindicated the free speech rights of the award-winning, and lately controversial, writer, Perumal Murugan. Murugan had become a household name last year when he publicly announced that he ...
 The Gulf Today2 weeks ago The fault in our speech  The Hindu3 weeks ago
Business Insider India

With IIT Madras' entry this year, four IITs make their place among Asia's top 50 universities

The QS Asia University Rankings has found out that Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has made it to the top 50 universities in Asia this year by jumping 13 places from its position last year. It is now ranked 43. With this, four IITs - Kanpur, ...
 Business Insider India1 month ago IIT-Madras makes it to Asia's top 50 varsities  Times of India1 month ago Makerere Sinks to 7th Best University in Africa weeks ago IIT-M breaks into top 50 Asia university rankings  Times of India1 month ago
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How British let one million Indians die in famine

It has been a difficult summer for India. Drought and a searing heat wave have affected an astonishing 330 million people across the country. But this summer also marks the 150th anniversary of a far more terrible and catastrophic climatic ...
 People Daily1 month ago Forgotten famine  BBC1 month ago Viewpoint: How British let one million Indians die in famine  BBC1 month ago

The American War for Independence, why couldn't Britain win this one?

Could the Brits have won? For the British Empire the war of American Independence ended in a humiliating and quite unexpected defeat. This answer looks at the reasons why the British Government was unable to quell the rebellion and ultimately ...
 Sott.net3 weeks ago They Were The First To Seek Independence From The British Rule Much Before 1857  The Logical Indian1 month ago First Indian Mutiny was in Vellore Fort  Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago

From Battle of Plassey to Brexit: June 23 is a memorable date in history of Britain

June 23 seems to have a special place in the history of the British people. While the date in 2016 is significant for the people of the country will determine in a referendum on this day whether to remain a part of the European Union (EU) or leave ...
 Oneindia1 month ago

Madras miscellany

A double V C and a H C Searching for some information the other day I was delving into The Madras Tercentenary Commemoration Volume when I noticed that there had been an officially constituted Madras Tercentenary Celebration Committee in1939 and ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Nagpurians cherish their collections of rare coins, postage and Bollywood memorabilia

What can be more fascinating than seeing a collection of rare coins from ancient India, hundreds of postage stamps from British Raj, collection of matchboxes from Mussolini's Italy and the glory of old Bollywood reflected through its posters over ...
 Times of India1 month ago
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