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Most of us thought that the renewed cries to bring back the Kohinoor diamond were fanned by the Royal visit, but it looks as if the looming Punjab elections could be the trigger. How, you ask, will the return of a diamond help the people of Punjab? Just as the return of Tipu Sultan's sword bolstered Kannada pride (even though the proud owner of unpaid loans fled to the UK), the return of Kohinoor is believed to restore the rightful legacy of Punjab.
The Government on Monday told the Supreme Court that India should not stake a claim to the famed Kohinoor diamond as 'it was neither stolen nor forcibly taken away.' Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar, ap...
LAHORE -- A petition has been filed in a Pakistani court asking the government to bring back Kohinoor diamond, the world famous precious stone which India has been trying to get from the UK. Barrister...
LONDON -- British Indian MP Keith Vaz today called for the world-famous 'Koh-i-Noor' diamond to be returned to India during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's UK visit in November. Vaz's comments came in...