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William Dalrymple and Anita Anand spoke to Firstpost about how they uncovered the true history of the Kohinoor, the 'world's most infamous diamond'
India 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.
A demand for getting back the Kohinoor diamond from Britain and giving it to the Jagannath Temple in Puri, as had been willed by Maharaja Ranjit Singh, was made in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
The Centre has declined to share details of India's efforts to get back the famous Kohinoor diamond from the UK, saying the matter was subjudice.
A strong plea to bring back the Kohinoor diamond from Britain was made by a BJD member in Lok Sabha on Wednesday, which got instant support from several members including those from the Akali Dal.
The 108-carat famed Kohinoor diamond cannot be brought back to Pakistan as it was handed over to the UK under the 'Treaty of Lahore' in 1849, provincial Punjab government on Tuesday told the High Court.
The Central government on Friday reiterated its stand on the historic Kohinoor diamond, saying it will "amicably" bring it back from Britain.
Under attack for the government's U-turn on Kohinoor diamond issue, BJP on Wednesday claimed the Narendra Modi dispensation has revised the stand of previous governments on the issue.
Delhi Culture Minister Kapil Mishra on Thursday accused the Centre of "embarrassing" the country through its flip-flop on the return of Kohinoor diamond from Britain.
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Here it is, the real (abridged) history of Kohinoor.
Government on Tuesday night made a U-turn on the Kohinoor issue saying it will make all efforts to bring back the valued diamond it had said in the Supreme Court was "neither stolen nor forcibly taken" by British rulers but given to it by erstwhile rulers of Punjab.
The famed Kohinoor diamond was neither stolen nor forcibly taken away and India should not stake claim to it, the Central government has told the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the government to clarify its stand on a PIL seeking return of Kohinoor diamond in the country
The Lahore High Court will today (Thursday) start hearing a petition claiming that the 105-carat diamond, which once sat on Queen Victoria’s crown and is now on public display at Tower Of London actually belongs to Pakistan, on the ground that the region of Punjab from where it was “stolen” by Britain’s colonial rulers 167 years ago is now part of Pakistan.