The language of dress code

It is a paradoxical case of societal norms versus what may be a practically simple thing to do and accept.

Raj-era hunter`s sketches offer glimpses of Africa

An exhibition of sketches by 19th century British military engineer and hunter Sir William Cornwallis Harris will offer a glimpse into the wilderness of Africa.

Bhagat Singh, Azad were terrorists, says UK historian

A UK-based historian described Indian freedom fighters -- Bhagat Singh and Chandrashekhar Azad -- as "terrorists" during a lecture held here recently, sparking a controversy.

Record`s show Cameron`s links with East India Company

British Prime Minister David Cameron`s links with the East India Company have come to light after nearly 2.5 million records chronicling the lives of Europeans under the British Raj were made available online.

65 years after India`s freedom, UK to scrap `raj` era laws

Britain is in the process of scrapping as many as 38 acts related to Indian Railways that were enacted between 1849 and 1942.

Australian college accused of racism

An elite Australian college has sparked a race controversy after it organised a "colonial-themed" party.

Delhi celebrates 100 years as India`s capital

It was on December 12, 1911, that then Emperor of India George V proclaimed Delhi as the capital of the British Raj.

Current S Asian woes legacy of British Raj: Pak UK envoy

Criticising Britain for the colonisation of India and Pakistan, Pakistan High Commissioner to Britain Wajid Shamsul Hasan has blamed English rule for various problems confronting the region at present.