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Independence Day 2022: Summary of Indian National Movement

3 days ago
Independence Day 2022:The Indian National Movement was an organised mass movement concerned with the interests of the people of India and affected by both internal and external factors. It led to the formation of the Indian National Congress in 1885. Read in detail below. 

Today in History: Know the importance of 8th August in Indian and US History

Aug 8, 2022
Know all the important events that took place in the US and Indian history on 8th August.

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2022: What is the history of Kargil War?

Jul 26, 2022
Kargil Vijay Diwas - 26 July 2022: Kargil War or Kargil conflict occurred between May and July 1999 within the Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir. The war signifies an armed conflict between India and Pakistan. Know more about the Kargil conflict.

Buddha Purnima 2022: Know Buddhist Mudras, Hand Gestures and their Meaning

Jul 5, 2022
Buddha Purnima 2022: This year, it was celebrated on May 16. The symbolic gestures (Mudras) through the iconography of Buddha image to evoke particular ideas during Buddhist meditation or rituals. On Buddha Purnima, let us have a look at Buddhist Mudras, hand gestures, and their meaning.

Explained: What is Gyanvapi Mosque Dispute and the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act of 1991

May 18, 2022
A team carrying out the court-mandated videography survey of the Gyanvapi Mosque claimed to have found shivling inside the mosque's premises. Following this, the court ordered that the area should be sealed but Muslims should not be refrained from offering namaz. Take a look at the timeline of the Gyanvapi Mosque dispute and the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act of 1991. 

Buddha Purnima 2022: Teaching's of Buddha | Buddhist Council |Causes of Decline

May 14, 2022
Buddha Purnima 2022: Buddha taught the first Wheel of Dharma and explains how to attain liberation from suffering for oneself alone. Let us read in detail about Buddhism, the teachings of Buddha, how it spread, and its contribution to the Indian culture.    

Who was Samyukta, Sanyogita or Sanjukta? Wife of Prithviraj Chauhan

May 9, 2022
Samyukta, the daughter of Kannauj's King Jaichand, was one of the three wives of Prithviraj Chauhan. Scroll to know more about her. 

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: 103 years of Tragedy|Causes & its Impact

Apr 12, 2022
Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: On 13 April, we pay tribute to the martyrs who have sacrificed their lives in Jallianwala Bagh at Amritsar. Their valour will inspire Indians for the years to come. Today, India commemorates 103 years of the incident that took hundreds of lives. Take a look at Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, its causes, and its impact.      

Martyr's Day (Shaheed Diwas) 2022: 10 Lesser known facts about Bhagat Singh

Mar 22, 2022
Martyr's Day (Shaheed Diwas) 2022: Bhagat Singh was born on 28 September 1907.  He was also known as Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh. He is one of the youngest freedom fighters who was hanged at a young age. Take a look at some unknown facts about Bhagat Singh and his revolutionary life which not only inspires but also influences others.    

International Women's Day 2022: 7 Women who were the 'firsts' in their field in 2021

Mar 8, 2022
International Women's Day 2022: It is observed on 8 March and this year's theme is "Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow." On this occasion, take a look at women who were the 'firsts' in their field in 2021.

Know about the Economic and Social life of Aryans

Mar 3, 2022
After the decline of the Indus Valley Civilization, another glorious civilization flourished in India. The people who were responsible for the evolution of this civilization called themselves Aryas or Aryans.  Arya’ literally means the man of ‘noble character’, and the “free-born”. They belonged to the group of people known as Indo-Europeans. They entered India from the northwest.

The Neolithic Age: Know about the Origin, Characteristics & Neolithic Sites

Mar 3, 2022
The Neolithic Age, which means New Stone Age, was the last and third part of the Stone Age. In India, it spanned from around 7,000 B.C. to 1,000 B.C. The Neolithic Age is mainly characterized by the development of settled agriculture and the use of tools and weapons made of polished stones. The major crops grown during this period were ragi, horse gram, cotton, rice, wheat, and barley. Pottery first appeared at this age.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj: Biography, History and Administration

Feb 18, 2022
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Biography: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was one of the greatest warriors of his time and the founder of the Maratha Empire. Shivaji enthroned himself as an independent sovereign in 1674. For six years he ruled his domain via a cabinet of eight ministers. Let us have a look at his early life, administration, battles, etc.    

List of Battles fought by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Feb 18, 2022
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj build Maratha Empire and fought several battles during his reign. In 1674, he founded an independent Maratha kingdom with Raigad as its capital. Let us have a look at the list of battles fought by Shivaji Maharaj.

History of Indian Railways from 1853 to Present

Feb 10, 2022
History of Indian Railways: Take a look at the History of Indian Railways from industrial railways, passenger railways, its story of electrification/ modernisation, and so on.
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