Called the Inland Customs Line, the East India Company divided North and South India with a 4000 kms long living wall of trees to maintain its Salt Monopoly. This wall of trees was 8 to 12 feet in height...
Jayajirao Scindia of the Scindia Dynasty of the Marathas was the ruling Maharajah of Gwalior from 1843 to 1886 under the British rule. When in 1857, the Indian War of Independence against the British began, Jayajirao Scindia helped East...
At the peak of it's power, the British Empire covered more than a quarter of the world. To rule over the natives and extract their resources, the officers of the East India Company segregated the populations into different regions...
In 1856 as India or Hindustan or Bharat (whatever you wish to call) was about to burst into flames against the oppression of the English East India Company, one Indian Prince was on the verge of creating history in...
This is the story of The East offering her Riches to Britannia, a painting commissioned by the 24 Directors of the East India Company. In 1778, the directors of the East India Company installed an extravagant new painting in their...
In the previous parts of this ongoing East India Company Series we examined the origin of these EICs, their motives and the motives of Multi National Corporations (MNCs). We also examined the commodities EICs dealt with and MNCs plan...
This excerpt from our exclusive East India Company Series article titled Noble Motives focuses on the puzzle of the disappearance of the EICs and their reemergence as modern day MNCs (Multi National Corporations). The East India Company (the "Company") was one of the institutions created...
This excerpt from The Hunt For The Treasure Of Vijayanagara Empire details the centuries old plan of the East India Company to loot the hidden treasures of the Indian kingdoms. A massive eviction of tribals is taking place in the...
East India Company’s trade was divided into many parts and a particular family owned each part. They were given full control over a nation under consideration. They developed local industrial/business house, through which they exploited the independent nations. So for people of...
In the first part of this East India Company Seires: Noble Motives we examined the origin of these EICs, their motives and the motives of Multi National Corporations (MNCs). In the second part Glorified Commodities we examined the commodities EICs dealt...