Maharaja

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Maharaja

 

a title of princes in India. In modern independent India maharajas and princes with other titles have been deprived of political power.

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After this she retired from politics, seeing the demise of Indian royalty as coinciding with the crumbling of values, the disappearance of tigers and wild life and the crumbling of Jaipur which, under the Maharajahs, had been a glorious city of wide avenues, peacocks, palaces and pink walls.
Her father, the Maharajah of Cooch Behar had 60, and her grandfather, the Maharajah of Baroda.
Some of my fellow Americans had already arrived and were living in a palace that the last Maharajah had built for a favorite wife on the outskirts of the city.
Part of the Palace is a museum displaying ancient Mughal and Rajasthani miniatures, carpets, costumes worn by the former Maharajahs and Maharanis of Jaipur and weaponry of all kinds.
She is the sister of His Highness the Maharajah of Karauli in eastern Rajasthan, whose predecessors ruled an area of more than 1200 square miles from 1100AD until 1947 when India became a republic.
The `case studies' of Maharajahs are not subjected to serious analysis, either theoretically or methodologically.
Shimla, July 27 (ANI): Shimla, the once genteel summer capital of British India and playground of viceroys and maharajahs, is to reclaim its streets after being over-run by packs of savage stray dogs ccording to The Telegraph, a court has ordered Shimla's municipal corporation to remove an estimated 4,000 street dogs, which have attacked residents and tourists, from its famous malls and promenades and relocate them outside the town.
Splendours of the Raj, Nov 25-Dec 5: journey from Mumbai through Udaipur, Jodhpur, Osian, Jaisalmer, Jaipur and Delhi is punctuated with parties worthy of the Maharajahs.
ANN EVANS meets a Coventry restaurateur who has gone back to the era of the Indian maharajahs for his inspiration
Today, after being hunted by Maharajahs, British empire-builders and now Chinese medicine men who poach here, there are fewer than 4,000 wild tigers in all India.
On his right, sash windows overlook Horse Guards' Parade, and on his left are twin double-doors designed to allow two Indian Maharajahs to enter at exactly the same time.
But rather than rest on its laurels, the restaurant has now launched 'The Maharajah and Maharani Experiences' to provide diners with a truly memorable evening of culinary delight, where nothing is left to chance or is too much trouble for the staff.

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