Colonial India was the part of the Indian subcontinent which was under the jurisdiction of . Though Portugal presence in India initially started in 1498, its colonial rule ranges from 1505 to 1961. The Portuguese Empire established the first . O termo Índia britânica é a denominação não-oficial para o domínio colonial do Império . Embora o Sri Lanka (antigo Ceilão) possa ser considerado parte do subcontinente indiano, não integrava a Índia britânica, pois era governado como . The British Raj was the rule by the British Crown in the Indian subcontinent from 1858 to 1947. Colonial states (1510–1961)[show] Colonial India . India was the source of many valuable riches, not least of which was its range of spices. Merchants from all over the world travelled vast distances to purchase . 1. The Economic and Social Impact of Colonial Rule in India. Chapter 3 of Class Structure and Economic Growth: India & Pakistan since the Moghuls. Maddison . The history of diseases and their prevention in the colonial context traces back . the colonial power shaped disease control in British India to improve the health . 08/01/2018 - India may be on track for a major victory for gay rights after the supreme court agreed to re-examine a colonial-era law outlawing sex between .