Raj is the ruling government in India.
An example of raj is the British ruling over India between 1858 and 1947.
in India, rule; government
Origin of rajHindi ; from rājya, kingdom: see rajah
the British government in, or its dominion over, the states of India
Dominion or rule, especially the British rule over India (1757–1947).
Origin of rajHindi rāj, from Sanskrit rājā, king; see reg- in Indo-European roots.