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The Indian Council’s Act, 1861

The Indian Council’s Act, 1861 The Indian Councils Act 1861 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Background The Act of 1858 exclusively introduced changes in the Home Government. It did not touch the administrative set-up in India. There was a strong feeling that sweeping changes in the constitution of India were […]

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The Charter Act of 1853

The Charter Act of 1853 Background Although in India, demands were being raised for the abolition of the Company rule, the British government was not yet so sure about such a measure. As the time approached for the renewal of the Company’s Charter there was growing demand that the Double Government of the Company in […]

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