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William Dalrymple Blogs About How Maharaja Ranjit Singh Tortured His Son To Snatch The Kohinoor

William Dalrymple Blogs About How Maharaja Ranjit Singh Tortur...

Shah Shuja Durrani's autobiography is clear on how Ranjit Singh tortured his son to make him give up the diamond, writes William Dalrymple Earlier this month Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar told the Supreme Court that the Kohinoor was given freely ... Indiatimes, 3 days ago
The Express Tribune

Shah Shuja and Jafer Jinn

Local econom­y and festiv­e tradit­ions have been dealt a blow becaus­e of the govern­ment's failur­e to enforc­e law Local economy and festive traditions have been dealt a blow because of the government's failure to enforce law. ...
 The Express Tribune1 month ago
DAWN Group

Line to line: Decoding a masterpiece

Taher Shah has become an internet phenomenon. The once completely unknown singer who released a song and video Eye to Eye two months ago, recently found himself becoming an overnight sensation. A number of theories have been doing the rounds ...
 DAWN Group2 weeks ago

ICC forms US Cricket National Advisory Groups

The International Cricket Council today announced the US Cricket National Advisory Groups. Head of Global Development Tim Anderson said that this decision was takken "following a detailed public application and assessment process over recent ...
 NetIndia123.com8 hours ago

The True Story Of Kohinoor's British Sojourn + 5 Other Stories That You Need To Read Today

bccl A study of the biography of Afghanistan's King Shah Shuja Durrani's autobiography reveals how Ranjit Singh tortured his son to make him give up the diamond, writes William Dalrymple. By forming an alliance with the Company, but ...
 Indiatimes2 days ago The True Story Of Kohinoors British Sojourn + 5 Other Stories That You Need To Read Today  Indiatimes2 days ago

Kohinoor has a chequered history

One doesn't know if Kohinoor will ever be returned to India? Governments after Governments have pledged to make all possible efforts to bring back the diamond but the successive British governments have maintained that India doesn't have claim over ...
 Kashmir Times1 week ago Bring back the Kohinoor? You can't be serious  Observer Research Foundation2 weeks ago Opinion: Bring Back The Kohinoor? You Can't Be Serious.  NDTV2 weeks ago
Mid Day

Kohinoor belongs to Telugus

There's a farrago of fact and myth about the Kohinoor diamond. The Koh-i-noor (Mountain of Light in the Persian) is a large colourless diamond found in the river-bed of the Krishna at Kolluru, bordering Krishna and Guntur districts of Andhra Pradesh ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 week ago Diamond tales: All you wanted to know about Kohinoor  Mid Day1 week ago Past owners of Kohinoor diamond and their misfortunes associated with it!  Meri News2 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle

Wrap-up: Some days are diamond

Making a U-turn on the Kohinoor issue, the government on Tuesday said it will make all efforts to bring back the valued diamond which, it had said earlier in the Supreme Court, was neither stolen nor forcibly taken by the British rulers but given to ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 week ago [Rafia Zakaria] Colonial diamonds are not forever  Korea Herald2 weeks ago Why diamonds aren't forever  The Statesman2 weeks ago The irony behind why the British won't return Kohinoor to its many claimants  DAWN Group2 weeks ago

City of nawabs & kebabs

Lucknow is a city steeped in history, with many layers yet to be explored. Brinda Suri samples the assorted cultural elements that contributed to the richness of this city synonymous with a secular lifestyle, elegant speech, gracious hospitality and ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Diplomatic Enclave: A time for reparations

This is the season for reparations, apologies and righting of historical wrongs. Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau announced that he will tender a full apology to Canadian sikhs for the Komagata Maru incident of 1914. In India, the demand that the ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago
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