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East india company

May 03, 2020 17:40
His magnum opus in 2019, ‘Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire’ has been his most successful and critically acclaimed work till date; but that has only encouraged historian William Dalrymple to scale even higher. read more
Feb 26, 2020 10:24
India’s oldest operating port has hired property consultant JLL India to survey and digitize records of its land bank, Chairman Vinit Kumar said in an interview at his office in Kolkata. read more
Feb 02, 2020 04:16
The commission, comprising former Calcutta high court chief justice JN Patel and IAS officer Sumit Mullick, had written to the government saying it was facing a funds crunch. read more
Jan 10, 2020 16:25
In the 17th and 18th centuries, high ranking officials of the East India Company became the new patrons of local painters, and demanded realistically rendered flora, fauna and domestic scenes. This came to be called Company art, an exhibition of which... read more
Dec 05, 2019 00:49
Titled ‘Forgotten Masters: Indian Painting for the East India Company’, the exhibition has opened at the Wallace Collection until April, showcasing artwork from various collections across the globe, curated by writer William Dalrymple. read more
Dec 03, 2019 23:58
Gradually, people in India started resisting the diktats of the colonial power. An event in 1885 gave birth to the Congress. read more
Nov 29, 2019 18:38
This week’s good reads include paintings by forgotten Indian masters, a book on a spymaster, and one on how to free your mind read more
Nov 29, 2019 17:08
What were French soldiers doing in India in the 18th century? This exhibition holds a clue read more
Nov 10, 2019 13:37
Ranchi was already famous before MS Dhoni in the eyes of tourists for various reasons. Before the Indian Independence, it was considered a hill station and even after it, because of its salubrious climate, people flocked to it in search of better he... read more
Oct 25, 2019 19:48
The Steel Frame is an addition to the extensive body of literature on the Indian Administrative Service read more
Oct 17, 2019 20:33
The etchings are part of an exhibition on artistic exchanges between Indian and the Netherlands in the 17th century. read more
Sep 11, 2019 16:43
Author William Dalrymple’s new release is a result of six years of extensive research on East India Company and their ruthless pursuit of power. read more
Aug 25, 2019 14:25
The towering 522-page tome, which was in the making for six painstaking years, thoroughly dissects the machinations of the East India Company (EIC). read more
Aug 19, 2019 19:01
Given the vastness of the subject, the book focuses on Ranjit Singh’s cosmopolitan Sikh court in Lahore. read more
Aug 08, 2019 00:20
Both women had distinguished themselves with their sterling commitment and loyalties to their respective parties. read more