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When French & British fought over Madras

For captain D P Ramachandran, there are three aspects to the military history of Fort St George that come to mind the moment he thinks of the first British fortress in India ­ the Battle of Madras in 1746, the siege of Madras in 1758 and the rise of the ... Times of India, 1 month ago

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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 Standard2 months ago
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Teaching students to crawl: IIT-Madras ban on student body for criticising Modi is a national shame

1908. The venue is University of California at Berkeley. Christian evangelist J. Lovell Murray who had worked in India is giving a lecture at the University on Awakening of the Orient. Indian students who found the talk offensive because of his ...
 Firstpost.com1 day ago HRD ministry's lesson for IIT Madras students: Kids, criticising PM Modi is not in syllabus  Firstpost.com1 day ago Ban on student body that criticised PM Modi by IIT Madras is a national shame  Firstpost.com11 hours ago IIT-Madras' ban on student body that criticised PM Modi is a national shame  Firstpost.com14 hours ago

Madras Miscellany

Writing about Yerolyte, once a house in what is now the Andhra Mahila Sabha campus (Miscellany, March 2 & 16), I had given the impression that it was a British-owned one. No, it wasn't, it was built c.1930 by A. R. Rangachari (ARR), writes K. R. S.
 The Hindu6 days ago

History of the British Empire: How the Mughals Viewed the British

Establishment historians portray the British Empire in India as a testament to British industry, British values, British discipline and general British superiority over the nativepeople. They also credit the British with the creation of modern ...
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Madras Miscellany: Keeping the records straight

Tamil Nadu Archives and Historical Research Department building Maghizam TOPICS The National Archives in Delhi recently celebrated with considerable fanfare its 125th birthday. I wonder whether in all the exhibitions, presentations, lectures ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Is India moving towards dictatorship?

In the year 1862, for the state (British), every crime was against it, that's how in Criminal Cases it came to be being "State Versus Accused". Free India also lapped it up. Indian State is more than happy to thread on that path. Once a crime is ...
 Meri News2 weeks ago

From the archive - dated May 13, 1965

Comment · print · T T T+· T- UK diplomat meets Stacey Mr. R.F. Cummings, Second Secretary in British High Commissioner's office in Madras, to-day [May 12] flew to Coimbatore and Mr. T.C.M. Stacey, British Journalist, who is now in the ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Tales a city tells

Do people make places, or places people? Tulsi Badrinath's parents were from Uttar Pradesh, but she was born in Madras and some four decades later find myself a resident of Chennai. Yet through her growing years, she was always the one considered ...
 Hindu Business Line3 weeks ago
GQ US

Dropping Knowledge: Madras

Planning on flexing your sartorial muscles in the blog arena? You'll need to come packing. And no, we're not referring to your pocket square game. Every week on The Eye, we'll cover a basic term you need to know right now... before you get laughed ...
 GQ US3 weeks ago
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