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Post time 2014-9-22 17:54:20 |Display all floors
London, Septembr 21

        The British Raj did more harm than good in the Indian subcontinent, this was the conclusion of a historic debate that put the mighty empire on a mock trial at the Supreme Court here.
The Indo-British Heritage Trust organised the debate as the inaugural event to mark the 400th anniversary of formal relations between India and Britain back in 1614. The motion before the house was, “The Indian sub-continent benefited more than it lost from the experience of British Colonialism”. The team against the motion, eloquently led by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and including fellow authors William Dalrymple and Nick Robins, clinched a decisive victory.“No wonder the sun never set on the British Empire, even God couldn't trust the English in the dark,” said Tharoor as part of his arguments which focused on the economic ruin of India at the hands of the East India Company. “The might of Britain was built in the 18th and 19th centuries on the ruination of India ," he said.Dalrymple, author of “White Mughals’ and “The Last Mughal”, echoed the sentiment from the perspective of a prospering Mughal Empire which “haemorrhaged” under the British. “It is impossible even to consider the motion seriously without noting how far behind the West was for 90% of our history...the British went to India to get a bit of action in the Mughal Empire which was then richer than anything London, Paris, Madrid, Rome, Milan put together...Britain, with its mastery of cannon and artillery, drained India and the money came to Europe," he said. — PTI


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Post time 2014-9-22 18:08:06 |Display all floors
It is unfortunate that we now only have mock trials for some.   and no trials for more of such criminals who have even recently messed around the world, causing untold millions of death and misery...
atleast there is the openness to conduct even these.
The rest of the world needs to really focus and change to prevent another wave of colonization, this time by remote control, without 'boots on the ground'. The aim is still the same - to drain the wealth and production of another country. Asia is again the target - with its population and expected growth in economies.
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Post time 2014-9-22 18:53:48 |Display all floors
Good Threads

Thanks to Changabula this forum has possibly the best threads on the subject.

Who was arguing for the motion ?
9/11 was an inside job.
No second plane.It was a bomb.Bomb in the other building.
You KNOW without a doubt the videos are fake,right ?!
Planes don't meld into steel and concrete buildings.They crash into them !!!!!!!
It's amazing how the building ate the plane !!!
Imagine those fragile wings cutting slots in massive steel columns !!!!!
How STUPID can they think the people are to believe that crap ??!!

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Post time 2014-9-23 05:51:10 |Display all floors
Not to deny the injustices done by the British in India. But isn't this another example of how technologically-superior groups will always dominate? The solution is multifactorial. The group that WAS dominated and victimized must take-on the technological qualities of the original dominator. There can be discussions of past immorality - as long as these don't interfere with the necessary advance of the previous victim culture.
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Post time 2014-9-23 06:29:56 |Display all floors
Ted180 Post time: 2014-9-23 05:51
Not to deny the injustices done by the British in India. But isn't this another example of how techn ...

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Yes we must advance towards the cliff of extinction.
9/11 was an inside job.
No second plane.It was a bomb.Bomb in the other building.
You KNOW without a doubt the videos are fake,right ?!
Planes don't meld into steel and concrete buildings.They crash into them !!!!!!!
It's amazing how the building ate the plane !!!
Imagine those fragile wings cutting slots in massive steel columns !!!!!
How STUPID can they think the people are to believe that crap ??!!

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Post time 2014-9-23 10:02:19 |Display all floors
petera Post time: 2014-9-22 18:53
Good Threads

Thanks to Changabula this forum has possibly the best threads on the subject.

The team against the Motion was lead by an Indian Member of Parliament Mr. Shashi Tharoor.

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Post time 2014-9-23 10:13:18 |Display all floors
KIyer Post time: 2014-9-22 18:08
It is unfortunate that we now only have mock trials for some.   and no trials for more of such cri ...

I think you have raised a good point here. Perhaps countries are still trying to colonize other parts of world but just in a different way.
I do agree it is unfortunate that we only have Mock trial but the purpose of my post was to let relevant people know the truth. India should forgive but not forget.

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