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The East India Company installed Mir Kasim as Nawab of Bengal, only to find that he had a mind of his own.
by Clay Lane
Poets and Poetry
‘The Overland Mail’
A tribute to the postal workers of British India, and to the kind of empire they helped to build.
by Rudyard Kipling 1865-1936
When Lord Salisbury asked the Russian Minister of the Interior how many agents the Tsar had in India, the reply came as a shock.
by William Thomas Stead 1849-1912
The Quiet Revolutionary
As Viceroy of India, Lord Ripon was rather more popular with the people of India than he was with some of his own civil servants.
by Ram Chandra Palit 1885
The Righting of Wrongs
John Bright MP urged a critic of the British Raj to offer India more than fine words.
by John Bright 1811-1889
The Seven Years’ War
Georgian Britain braced for war as relations with France in North America, India and mainland Europe took a turn for the worse.
The Copy Book
Think and Speak