Indian Empire


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Indian Empire

n
(Placename) British India and the Indian states under indirect British control, which gained independence as India and Pakistan in 1947
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For these reasons and because he was hampering in a microscopical degree the administration of the Indian Empire, the Indian Empire paused for one microscopical moment to make inquiry into the fate of Imray.
At the period of which I am now writing, the home government had decided on sending a special diplomatic mission to one of the native princes ruling over a remote province of our Indian empire. In the disturbed state of the province at that time, the mission, on its arrival in India, was to be accompanied to the prince's court by an escort, including the military as well as the civil servants of the crown.
When he returned to India there was a blaze of glory, for the Viceroy himself made a special visit to confer upon the Maharajah the Grand Cross of the Star of India--all diamonds and ribbons and enamel; and at the same ceremony, while the cannon boomed, Purun Dass was made a Knight Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire; so that his name stood Sir Purun Dass, K.C.I.E.
The astonished reader must be called upon to transport himself ten thousand miles to the military station of Bundlegunge, in the Madras division of our Indian empire, where our gallant old friends of the --th regiment are quartered under the command of the brave Colonel, Sir Michael O'Dowd.
When Britain gave up its Indian empire in 1947 the general rule was that Muslim-majority areas went to Pakistan, Hindu-majority areas to India.
Hemu's belief was that the capture of Lahore was critical for a greater Indian empire. This complex situation had the Mughals fighting on many fronts, including chasing the last of the Suri rulers, as well as Hemu, a genius breakaway Hindu general of the Suri ruler with ambitions of his own.
a) One, b) Five, c) Eight 1900-1924 19Which of these countries was not part of the British Indian Empire in 1900?
We all know that Pakistan Day commemorates the passing of the Lahore Resolution on March 23, 1940 which stipulated that the Muslims wanted a separate Muslim state for the Muslims of the British Indian Empire.
It is pertinent to mention here that Pakistan Day commemorates the passing of the Lahore Resolution on March 23, 1940, when the All-India Muslim League demanded a separate nation for the Muslims of the British Indian Empire.
For the British, the core of the British Indian Empire lay down deep in India and the frontier regions were considered as a strategic periphery.
Those activities alarmed the British who did not like any sociopolitical activity in this part of the Indian empire. Using all means, from bribes to intimidation and incarceration, the British could, however, not break his resolve.
Punjab not only held a unique position regarding the time of its annexation, it comprised vast tracts of virgin arable land, continuously flowing rivers for availability of water, strategic location bordering with Afghanistan and Russia and a turbulent population who had fiercely fought many battles with the British before the final victory and announcement of the Punjab's annexation to the British Indian Empire. Resultantly, the then Governor General of East India Company Lord Dalhousie-Governor General of India (1848-1856)-devised a mechanism of administration which was despotic and personal.

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