East India Company

  • Chennai turns 375 this week; a look at the history behind Madras Day 2 days ago

    Chennai: The first modern city of India, Chennai, will celebrate its 375th birth anniversary of August 22. The southern city has already begun celebrating Madras Week from Sunday by dedicating seven days to the history, culture and traditions of the city. Chennai, then Madras was born when a small piece of...
  • Chennai to celebrate Madras Week on its 375th birthday, starting today 2 days ago

    Chennai: The first city of modern India, Chennai, will celebrate its 375th birthday this week beginning from Sunday. The southern city will celebrate Madras Week by dedicating seven days to the history, culture and traditions of the city. Chennai, then Madras was founded on August 22, 1639 when a strip of...
  • BJP discusses 'aggressive' campaign against UPA July 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The BJP parliamentary board on Thursday discussed steps to launch an "aggressive" campaign, on "war-footing" against the UPA government for the coming assembly and Lok Sabha polls while expressing concern over the government using CBI as "a political tool". In the first meeting of the parliamentary board after party...
  • Sonia takes charge, gets Cong to back PM on reforms September 25, 2012

    New Delhi: At the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting on Tuesday, party president Sonia Gandhi adopted an aggressive stance and sent a strong message while backing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's recent economic policy decisions that allowed 51 per cent foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail, apart from putting a cap...
  • Cong like East India Co, looting the poor: BJP September 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The principal Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is in no mood to back down after the Congress Working Committee, that met on Tuesday morning, endorsed the recent economic policy decisions taken by the government and also slammed the Opposition for playing "negative politics". BJP leader Rajnath Singh said that...