Times of India

October 20, 2017, by Sarah

On trial: ProQuest Historical Newspapers Times of India (1838-2008)

Our current trial provides searchable, full text access to The Times of India (1838-2008), providing first-hand accounts and coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

The Times of India is the world’s largest circulation English daily newspaper. Founded in 1838 to serve the British residents of West India, The Times of India illuminates key historical events such as the Sepoy Mutiny, which led to British rule in India; the formation of the Indian National Congress; and the rise of Gandhi’s civil disobedience movement. It captures the 1947 partitioning of India and Pakistan, the war over the Kashmir region, and the creation of Bangladesh. It reports on the assassinations of Indira and Rajiv Gandhi; the Bhopal industrial disaster, which resulted in thousands of deaths; and the rise of Pakistan as a nuclear power. And, it provides coverage of sports, the Indian film industry, and other stories of everyday life.

The trial runs until 15 November 2017. Do let us know what you think. Please send your feedback to collections@nottingham.ac.uk.

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