Five held for trying to sell antique petromax in Kollam

Five men, suspected to be part of an antique racket, were arrested here Monday for trying to sell a petromax with markings showing it as made by the East India company centuries back.

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.

From Calcutta to Kolkata: Different names, similar problems

Observing that problems that plagued Kolkata (then Calcutta) during British rule have persisted, two West Bengal archivists on Friday cited as example the decision to shift the state secretariat - albeit temporarily.

Forces trying to come to India as businessmen to divide: Sibal

There are forces which are trying to come to India as businessmen "to divide us", Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal said here on Friday.

An Indian takes over East India Company

Indian-born British businessman Sanjiv Mehta is re-launching the world’s first multinational firm.