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Fresh controversy over Kohinoor diamond after Indian government says it was gifted to Britain http://ift.tt/1Vg1If3 The controversy over the ownership of the fabled Kohinoor one of the worlds largest diamonds has got a new twist. The Indian government said that the diamond was neither stolen nor forcibly taken away but was gifted to the English East India company which ruled over parts of the Indian subcontinent in the 19th century. See also: Indians want the famous Koh-i-Noor diamond back…

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Little princes attendant on the King-Emperor & the Queen-Empress. Many wore jewellery of greater magnificence than Queen Mary herself.

Royal Indian look by designer Sabhyasachi

Vyjayanthimala in and as Court Dancer of Vaishali,'Amrapali' (1966, Dir: Lekh Tandon), based on Ancient Indian Magadha Empire (6th century BC)

KARSHAPANA | Coins of Magadha-Mauryan Dynasty | Ruler / Authority : Imperial Magadha Rulers | Denomination : Karshapana | Metal : Silver | Weight (gm) : 2.9-3.5 | Size (mm) : Irregular | Shape : Irregular (mostly round and square type) | Types/Series : GH Series III | Minting Technique : Punch Marked |

KARSHAPANA | Coins of Magadha-Mauryan Dynasty | Ruler / Authority : Imperial Magadha Rulers | Denomination : Karshapana | Metal : Silver | Weight (gm) : 2.9-3.5 | Size (mm) : Irregular | Shape : Irregular (mostly round and square type) | Types/Series : GH Series III | Minting Technique : Punch Marked |

KuruMagadhaRouteOfBhima - Magadha Kingdom - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magadha_Kingdom

Bahadur Shah Zafar, the last Mughal Emperor, in 1858 after his trial for his role in the 1857 Indian Rebellion against the British. He was exiled to Burma. At this point in history the title of Mughal Emperor was mostly symbolic. His political power didn't extend beyond the city of Delhi.

Abu Zafar Sirajuddin Muhammad Bahadur Shah Zafar also known as Bahadur Shah or Bahadur Shah II (October 24, 1775 – November 7, 1862) was the last of the Moghul emperors in India, as well as the last ruler of the Timurid Dynasty.

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