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Jan 15, 2019
Google Doodle celebrates 260th birth anniversary of Sake Dean Mahomed, first Indian author to publish a book in EnglishOn 15 January, 2019 Google Doodle commemorates the 260th birth anniversary of the renowned Anglo-Indian traveller and entrepreneur Sake Dean Mahomed, who is credited to have introduced Indian cuisine and shampoo baths to Europe and the rest of the Western world.
Jan 11, 2019
Indian Life and People in the 19th Century: JP Losty revisits Company paintings in fascinating new bookSome two hundred years after they were executed, many of these paintings have found their way to collectors Shilpa and Praful Saha, founders of the TAPI Collection, and are now the subject of curator and art historian JP Losty’s catalogue of the same, Indian Life and People in the 19th Century: Company Paintings in the TAPI Collection, published by Roli Books.
Feb 07, 2018
Meer Jafar Ali Khan's historic battle against East India Company for flouting Treaty of Surat chronicled in new bookIn Surat: Fall of a Port, Rise of a Prince, Moin Mir chronicles how Meer Jafar Ali Khan battled the East India Company in British Parliament for violating the terms of the Treaty of 1800 | #FirstCulture
Jan 04, 2018
Maharashtra bandh: NCP leader slams state govt, police for detention of students in MumbaiNCP legislator Vidya Chavan on Thursday criticised the Maharashtra government and the police for the detention of students ahead of a summit which was to be addressed by Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani and JNU student leader Umar Khalid
Jan 03, 2018
Maratha outfit demands Rs 25 lakh compensation for kin of man killed in Bhima-Koregaon violenceA Maratha outfit on Wednesday demanded a Rs 25 lakh compensation to the family of the man killed in the violence at Bhima-Koregaon and also sought withdrawal of cases under the Atrocities Act filed against 49 people for an incident which took place late last month.
Oct 26, 2017
BJP, RSS against Tipu Sultan as he fought Sangh ancestors, says NCP spokesperson Nawab MalikNawab Malik claimed that the BJP and the RSS are against Tipu Sultan as the "brave warrior" had fought against the ancestors of the Sangh.
Aug 23, 2017
Rohingya Muslims in India Part III: Onus to find a solution to this refugee crisis is on the CentreIndia is home to over 40,000 Rohingya Muslims. The refugees claim they are ethnically Burmese even as the Burmese government denies that claim and says they are not citizens.
Aug 22, 2017
Rohingya Muslims in India Part II: As governments squabble over their post-colonial identity, refugees have nowhere go toEditor's note: Over 40,000 Rohingya live in India as refugees. The Indian government has recently decided to deport them. In part two of this three-part series, Ajay Kumar focusses on their connection with India. Part three looks at the legal trouble India may face regarding their deportation.
Aug 21, 2017
Rohingya Muslims in India Part I: The 'forgotten' partition of 1935 left an entire people in limboEditor's note: Over 40,000 Rohingya live in India as refugees and the Indian government has recently decided to deport them. In a three-part series, Ajay Kumar will examine the origins of these stateless people. Part two will focus on their connection with India and part three will focus on troubles India may face regarding their deportation.
Jul 31, 2016
Despite UK's reluctance, India to make all out efforts to get back KohinoorIndia will make all out efforts to get back the famed 106-carat Kohinoor, currently set in a royal crown on display in the Tower of London, despite British government's recent statement that there is no legal ground for restitution of the diamond.