INDIAN NEWSPAPER REPORTS, c1868-1942
from the British Library, London
Part 6: Bombay, 1874-1898
Part 6 provides weekly precis, extracts and reports from a number of important Bombay newspapers for the period 1874-1899. This material comprises an excellent resource for studying social and political events, conditions and the treatment of the local populations, press comment and public opinion, criticisms of the government and the development of nationalist sentiments. The typewritten reports cover both Indian language newspapers and English language newspapers owned by the Indians. The material is organised chronologically and divided under various subject headings to facilitate the research of different topics such as:
- Political and Foreign News.
- Police, the courts, the jails, local government, new legislation, the land and the railways.
- The Municipalities and Native States.
- War and conflict.
- Agriculture and Trade.
- Social conditions and living standards.
The material is well indexed throughout. There are extracts from more than 130 different newspapers.