British Raj

"British Empire in India" and "Indian Empire" redirect here. For other uses, see India (disambiguation). For other Indian empires, see History of India. This article is about the rule of India by the British Crown from 1858 to 1947. For the rule of the East India Company from 1757 to 1858, see Company rule in India.

British colonial rule on the Indian subcontinent (1858–1947)

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  1. ^ The title of Emperor/Empress of India existed from 1876 to 1948.
  2. ^ The full title was "Viceroy and Governor-General of India".
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History of the British Raj
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History of the British Raj ... independence, the British Government took over the administration to establish the British Raj. The British Raj refers to the period of British rule on the...

History of India
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History of India ... of the company. India was afterwards ruled directly by the British Crown, in the British Raj. After World War I, a nationwide struggle for independence...

British Empire
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British Empire ... the British Empire became the global hegemon was later described as "Pax Britannica" ("British Peace"). Alongside the formal control that Britain exerted...

Company rule in India
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Company rule in India ... rule in India (sometimes, Company Raj, "raj," lit. "rule" in Hindi) refers to the rule or dominion of the British East India Company on the Indian subcontinent...

Partition of India
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Partition of India ... whole." British India consisted of those regions of the British Raj, or the British Indian Empire, which were directly administered by Britain; other regions...

Famine in India
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Famine in India ... and Public Health in the British Raj Great Irish famine List of famines Timeline of major famines in India during British rule Bengal famine of 1943...

Licence Raj
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Licence Raj ... The Licence Raj or Permit Raj (rāj, meaning "rule" in Hindi) was the system of licences, regulations, and accompanying red tape, that hindered the set...

Star of India (flag)
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Star of India (flag) ... to a group of flags used during the period of the British Raj in the Indian subcontinent. British India had a range of flags for different purposes during...

Presidencies and provinces of British India
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Presidencies and provinces of British India ... transferred to the Crown. Under the British Raj (1858–1947), administrative boundaries were extended to include a few other British-administered regions, such...

Marla (unit)
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Marla (unit) ... in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. The marla was standardized under British raj to be equal to the square rod, or 272.25 square feet, 30.25 square yards...

Glossary of the British Raj
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List of governors-general of India
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Genocides in history
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Territorial evolution of the British Empire
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The Raj Quartet
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Gulzarilal Nanda
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North Arcot
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