Tag: East India Company

The “essential” aspects of Indian urban planning are always the subject of public debate whenever our city is faced with a major crisis, such as the urban flooding we experienced recently in Chennai. As urban planning and its modern applications are painted as India's culprit for "dysfunctional" cities, it is important to examine the roots that affect India's current urban plan. We need to ask ourselves some important questions about the foundations of urban planning in India. Who has the right to plan the city? Why are India's planning laws and procedures designed around them? Here is how Colonial Masterplans are still followed to develop Indian cities.
How foreign funds are the new East India Company that are colonising successful Indian startups.
The media has been in an overdrive projecting US Presidential candidate Joe Biden's connections to India. But did you know that Joe Biden's great, great, great, great, great grandfather worked for the East India Company? Not many are aware...
The Indian Administrative, Civil and Judicial Services were created by the East India Company to administer loot of the colonies of British Empire. The East India Company College was specifically setup to train these officers. The college was founded...
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...
China has occupied Rui village of Nepal and removed the boundary pillars to legitimise its annexation. China has gradually made inroads into several Nepalese territories with an objective to seize complete control. Rui village in Gorkha district is now...
​As most of us are already aware, Hydroxychloroquine has already taken the world by storm as a treatment against COVID-19. Every newspaper is talking about it, and all countries are requesting India to supply it. Now, a curious person...
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...
A new study by Indian and American researchers confirm how Winston Churchill caused the Bengal Famine and starved over 3 million Indians to death. Glorified as the "Saviour of the World" in the west and dubbed the "Butcher of...
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...