A page from Hicky’s Bengal Gazette, dated from 3 to 10 March, 1781.

An Irishman in colonial India’s ill-fated enterprise: the rise and fall of Asia’s first newspaper, as told in new book

Andrew Otis’s non-fiction debut chronicles the short lifespan of Hicky’s Bengal Gazette, a provocative English language weekly that played a role in bringing the East India Company under the control of the British government

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A page from Hicky’s Bengal Gazette, dated from 3 to 10 March, 1781.
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