Charter

Charter Charter Granted by Queen Elizabeth to the East India Company, 31 December 1600 ELIZABETH, by the Grace of God, Queen of England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith & c. To all our officers, ministers, and subjects, and to all other people, as well within this our realm of England as elsewhere, under … Read more

Woman Movement

Woman Movement in India In the Early XX Century WHEN the final chronicle of the twentieth century comes to be written, probably the most remarkable feature in its annals will be the history of the development of woman. Far and wide throughout the world to-day a new energy is spreading amid the ranks of women … Read more

Women Professions

Women Professions in India In the Early XX Century “He that hath a trade hath an estate, and he that hath a calling hath a place of profit and honour. A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees.”- Franklin When so many callings are now attracting women’s attention, it might … Read more

Indian States

Indian States Treaties and Agreements relating to Indian States Treaty of Mangalore between Tipu Sultan and the East India Company, 11 March 1784 Bombay Castle, 6th April 1784. TREATY OF PEACE WITH THE NABOB TIPPOO SULTAN BAHADUR. Treaty of perpetual peace and friendship between the Honourable the English East India Company and the Nabob Tippoo … Read more

Settlement by Europeans

Settlement in India by Europeans Remarks on Settlement in India by Europeans (1832), by Raja Rammohun Roy Much has been said and written by persons in the employ of the Hon. East India Company and others on the subject of the settlement of Europeans in India, and many various opinions have been expressed as to … Read more

Legislature Inauguration

Indian Legislature Inauguration H.R.H. the Duke of Connaught’s Address to the Indian Assembly on its Inauguration, 9 February 1921 Your Excellency and Gentlemen of the Indian Legislature, I am the bearer of a message from His Majesty the King-Emperor. It is this: As you know, it had been the intention of His Majesty to send … Read more

Judicial System

Indian Judicial System The judicial system in India, in general, has managed to safeguard the basic spirit of the Indian Constitution and to protect the fundamental rights of the country’s ordinary citizens, not only of the most privileged. But it is true that it has also been severely criticized for exhibiting strong activism. The judiciary … Read more

Home Professions

Home Professions in India In the Early XX Century “Is the liking for outside ornaments-for pictures, or statues, or furniture, or architectures moral quality? Yes, most surely, if a rightly set liking. Taste for any pictures or statues is not a moral quality, but taste for good ones is. . . . To teach taste … Read more

Imperial War Conferences

Imperial War Conferences in India Imperial War Conference, 24 July 1918 CHAIRMAN: Mr. Hughes cannot came this morning, and Sir Robert Borden is away. The first subject on the agenda is reciprocity of treatment between India and the Dominions, on which there is a Memorandum by Sir Satyendra Sinha, which has been circulated, and also … Read more