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About The Times of India

Why and how to use The Times of India.

Why use this resource? This database is a digitized version of the microfilm edition of The Times of india. Use to locate historical newspaper articles on almost any topic.

What's in this resource? Includes news; editorials;  advertisments, and images (mostly photographs). Covers dates 1838 to 2003.


British Empire


Current Events



Political Science

Multiple subjects

Dates of Coverage
Truncation or Wildcard

Use * at end of a term will locate words with same root. Example: femin* finds feminine, feminist, feminism.

Use ? to replace a single letter anywhere in a word. Example: sm?th finds smith, smyth.
Phrase Searching

Use quotation marks to search for an exact phrase.

Example: "salt law."

Connect Times of India (Proquest Historical Newspapers)