Sunday, 4 December, 2022
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Topic: Baroda

A Maharajah in court — Why a Baroda king was tried for ‘poisoning’ a British officer

In ‘False Allies’, Manu Pillai writes about the Maharajas of India and the problems their newly appointed East India Company Residents brought into their lives.

68% turnout recorded in Baroda bypoll in Haryana

The Baroda assembly constituency in Haryana has a total of 1,80,529 registered voters, including service voters, with 99,726 men, 80,801 women and two transgenders, the officials said.

Parsis in Baroda berated Ambedkar for his caste. But Naval Bhathena changed everything

B.R. Ambedkar met Naval Bhathena at US' Columbia University in 1913, where he was studying on a scholarship given by Baroda's Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III.

This alumnus of a Baroda govt school was part of a team that unlocked a space secret

Karan Jani was part of the team that discovered the universe's gravitational waves in 2015, a century after Albert Einstein predicted them.

On Camera

YourTurn

Megha Thakur was no run-of-the mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

Recalling 8 stories of supreme heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 Bangladesh war 

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.