KOHINOOR DIAMOND

  • Kohinoor is ours, won't be returned: Cameron tells India February 21, 2013

    Amritsar: British Prime Minister David Cameron says Kohinoor, the giant diamond his country forced India to hand over in the colonial era that was set in a royal crown, will not be returned. Speaking on the third and final day of a visit to India aimed at drumming up trade...
  • No plans to bring back Kohinoor diamond: Govt August 18, 2010

    New Delhi: Demands from several quarters for the return of Kohinoor from Britain notwithstanding, the Government on Wednesday said it has no plans to bring the precious diamond back to the country. It also said it was not contemplating to bring the Peacock Throne from Iran as these items are not...
  • Should Britain return the Kohinoor diamond? July 29, 2010

    British Prime Minister David Cameron, who is visiting India at the moment on Wednesday talked tough on Pakistan and said Pakistan's export of terror will not be tolerated by either the US or the UK. On his first visit to India after taking office Cameron, accompanied by a massive delegation...
  • Bid to fasttrack Kohinoor return to India July 24, 2010

    London: Keith Vaz, the Indianorigin British MP, wants the Kohinoor diamond to be returned to India and asked Prime Minister David Cameron to discuss the issue of its return during his visit to India next week. Vaz said in a statement: "I believe that this is the perfect opportunity for the...
  • UK refused Kohinoor diamond to Pak December 29, 2006

    London: 'We've got it, we're keeping it' this was the essence of the British government's attitude in responding to Pakistan's request for the return of the fabled Kohinoor diamond 30 years ago, according to confidential papers released on Friday. Then Pakistan prime minister, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, had sought the return...