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Thamirabarani River Civilization:Tamil Nadu, 3200 years back

Sep 15, 2021
Thamirabarani River Civilization has been found in Tamil Nadu recently which is said to date back to 4th century BC closer to the end of Indus Valley Civilization. Know what was found and other details of the civilization here

Swami Vivekananda Chicago Speech 1893: Iconic Quotes at the Parliament of World Religions

Sep 13, 2021
Swami Vivekananda was spotted on the world map after he delivered his iconic speech at the Parliament of World Religions at Chicago in 1893. It is a wonder how a man back then could make history by preaching Hinduism. Know about the famous quotes of Vivekananda in his 1893 address below. 

Malabar Rebellion: History of the Moplah riots here

Sep 9, 2021
In the article below know what Malabar rebellion was all about. The article explains the events, the causes of the rebellion and the reason of the ongoing debate over it. Take a loo below at the details of the Moplah riots. 

Explained: A look at the brief history of Hindu and Sikh communities of Afghanistan

Aug 26, 2021
Until the 1970s, there were at least  200,000 Hindus and Sikhs living in Afghanistan, and by 2020, their number declined to nearly 50 Hindus and about 650 Sikhs. As per data, 99% of the Afghan Sikhs and Hindus have fled the country in the last 3 decades, seeking asylum in countries such as India, Germany and United States.

75th Independence Day 2021: 10 Forgotten Women Freedom Fighters of India

Aug 15, 2021
75th Independence Day 2021: In the struggle for India’s Independence from the colonial rule or British Raj, the contribution of women can't be neglected.  They faced various tortures, exploitations, etc. to earn freedom for us. Let us have a look at 10 forgotten women freedom fighters of India.

75th Independence Day 2021: When and Why British first landed on Indian Territory?

Aug 14, 2021
Here, we are providing an interesting glimpse into when and why the British first landed on the Indian Territory. Also, how a simple trading company (British East India Company) became one of the biggest challenges to ever dealt with.

Happy Independence Day 2021: Famous slogans of Pre and Post Independent India

Aug 14, 2021
Indian Independence Day 2021: During the freedom movement, some famous slogans were given by our freedom fighters to encourage our general public to fight against the cruel British rulers. These include Inqilab Zindabad, 'Do or die' and Dilli Chalo, etc. On the occasion of Independence Day, take a look at these powerful slogans here.

Why was 15th August chosen as the Independence Day for India?

Aug 14, 2021
Although Jawaharlal Nenru when raised the demand for Poorna Swaraj, wanted January 26 to be the Independence Day for India but Lord Mountbatten had other plans. Know the reason why August 15 was the date specifically chosen to be Indian Independence Day in the article below. 

GK Questions and Answers Independence Day: Quit India Movement

Aug 13, 2021
Take the GK Quiz brought to you by Jagran Josh with questions based on Quit India Movement. Take the quiz below and go through each questions answer to get a better insight of the topic. 

Happy Independence Day 2021: Timeline of Indian Freedom Movement from 1885 to 1947

Aug 11, 2021
History is the study of the past as it is described in written documents. On the occasion of Independence Day, we are presenting a timeline of the Indian Freedom Movement from 1885 to 1947.

Indian Independence Day 2021: Major Movements of Mahatma Gandhi that helped in Indian Freedom Struggle

Aug 11, 2021
Mahatma Gandhi was born on 2 October, 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat, India. He had played an important role in India's freedom struggle. Let us have a look at major movements of Gandhi ji that helped in achieving freedom from the British Raj.

Independence Day 2021: Summary of Indian National Movement

Aug 11, 2021
Independence Day 2021: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 and several revolts broke out across the country. Formation of the Muslim League in 1906, the Swadeshi Movement in 1905, etc. which spearheaded the freedom struggle in India from 1885 to 1947.

Indian Independence Day 2021: 10 Lesser known facts about Bhagat Singh

Aug 11, 2021
Indian Independence Day 2021: 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. In this article, we are presenting some unknown facts about Bhagat Singh and his revolutionary life which not only inspires but also influences others.    

Indian Independence Act 1947|Lord Mountbatten Plan: Main Features

Aug 10, 2021
Indian Independence Day 2021:  On 3 June 1947, Lord Mountbatten put forward his plan which outlined the steps for the solution of India’s political problem. Let us read about it in detail.  

Raja Ram Mohan Roy| Brahmo Samaj: Significance & Objectives

Aug 10, 2021
Raja Ram Mohan Roy, the founder of the Brahmo Samaj Movement, is considered the Father of the Indian Renaissance for bringing about a number of social reforms, thereby putting an end to social evils, superstitions, inhuman practices and customs.

Quit India Movement Day 2021: History and Significance

Aug 9, 2021
Quit India Movement Day is observed on 8 August which is also known as August Kranti. It is considered an important movement in the freedom struggle where masses also participate and took charge themselves. Let us read more about Quit India Movement.      

All about Indian Independence Act 1947

Aug 4, 2021
In the article below know all about the terms and conditions of the final act of India's Independence; The Indian Independence Act 1947. Know all about the Act and the provisions here. 

Bal Gangadhar Tilak Death anniversary: Know 10 Amazing and Unknown Facts

Aug 1, 2021
 Bal Gangadhar Tilak Death anniversary: He is also known as Lokmanya Tilak. He was born on 23 July, 1856 in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra. He is known for his famous slogan "Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it". Let us read in detail about Bal Gangadhar Tilak.

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2021: Know the brief History of Kargil War

Jul 26, 2021
Kargil Vijay Diwas - 26 July 2021: 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.

Chandra Shekhar Azad: Son of 'Swatantrata' living in 'Jail'- Facts you did not know about Azad

Jul 23, 2021
Chandra Shekhar Azad was the Indian Revolutionary who is known for his rebellious nature and his choice of death. On July 23, his birth anniversary is observed. Let us know some facts about Azad which people may not know. 
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