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Do you know how India got her name as “Bharat”

Aug 14, 2018
India i.e. Bharat is the union of states and a fusion of various religions, cultures, customs, heritage etc. which makes it an intriguing nation embracing the diversity of this world. Since ancient times our nation has been termed as Bharat (Sanskrit original name). There are some stories of various historians which fascinate us and explain How India got the name Bharat.

10 Lesser known facts about Bhagat SIngh

Aug 14, 2018
Bhagat Singh was born on 28 September, 1907 and at the young age he was hanged. He was a great and brave freedom fighter who fought for the country. Popularly known as Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagt Singh. In this article we are presenting some unknown facts about Bhagat Singh and his revolutionary life which not only inspires but also influence others.

What was the British Social and Cultural Policy in India?

Aug 13, 2018
The British followed a policy of non-interference in the social, religious and cultural life of the fellow Indian till 1813 AD. Their thought was to develop partial modernization, in other words, a ‘colonial modernization’. The ruling elements of the British were imperialistic and exploitative, which was embedded with a new style of imperial values after 1813 AD.

List of Famous Conspiracy Case during British Rule in India

Aug 13, 2018
India’s struggle movement was accompanied by the moderate leadership, extremist leadership and revolutionary activities of India youth, but all they were fighting with their own methodologies to end the East India Company rule. The British Government was also involved in the conspiracy to overcome the revolutionary activities against their imperial rule. In this article, we are given a list of Famous Conspiracy Case during British Rule in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Social Policies and Legislation of British Government in India

Aug 13, 2018
Indian society underwent many changes after the British came to India. In the 19th century, certain social practices like female infanticide, child marriage, sati, polygamy and a rigid caste system became more prevalent. In this article, we are giving the details of the Social Policies and Legislation of British Government in India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What were the reasons behind Indo-Pakistan War and its effects?

Aug 13, 2018
Pakistan was created out of India in 1947 when both the countries became Independent from Great Britain. India-Pakistan Wars, name given to the series of conflicts between India and Pakistan. The most violent outbreaks came in 1947-48, 1965, 1971 and 1999. Reasons of conflicts are border dispute, Kashmir problem, Water dispute and terror controversy.

Champaran Satyagraha- India’s First Civil Disobedience Movement

Aug 13, 2018
The Champaran Satyagraha is considered to be a vital event in the history of India’s freedom struggle. It was the first India’s Civil Disobedience movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi to protest against the injustice meted out to tenant farmers in Champaran district of Bihar. In this article, we are giving the details of the Champaran Satyagraha- India’s First Civil Disobedience Movement, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

10 Important Facts about Kakori Train Conspiracy

Aug 10, 2018
We celebrate our Independence Day on 15th August. It is worth knowing that this day of celebration is not achieved in one day, but a long process of struggle and Kakori Train Conspiracy is one of the important events of the freedom struggle. Here, we are giving 10 important facts about Kakori train Conspiracy.

When and Why British first landed on Indian Territory

Aug 10, 2018
The arrival of Vasco da Gama in Calicut on May 20, 1498 opens a sea route from Europe to the East. After that India became the focal point of the Europe's trade and also the realm of European ambition getting wider to grab Spice Islands trade monopoly which causes numerous naval battle. Here, we are given an interesting glimpse of the trivial fact, in the Indian history about when and why British first landed on Indian Territory.

List of Famous Dramatists of Theatre in Indian Classical Period

Jul 31, 2018
The Drama theatre in India is as old as the Indian culture which boasts its glorious association with illustrious Indian dramatists since its antiquity. The term Indian classical drama refers to the tradition of dramatic literature and performance in ancient India. During ancient India, there were great dramatists and their creation is magnum opus. In this article, we are giving the list of Famous Dramatists of Theatre in Indian Classical Period, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Political organizations before the establishment of Congress

Jul 30, 2018
Before the establishment of the Indian National Congress, the political association was dominated by wealthy and aristocratic elements, local or regional in character. In this article, we are giving the list of political organisation or association which was formed before the establishment of Congress, which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Important Indian Sites of Prehistoric Paintings

Jul 25, 2018
Paintings and drawings were the oldest art forms practiced by human beings to express themselves using the cave wall as their canvas. The prehistoric paintings are in the form of murals. Theses murals were made by the prehistoric man using their tools on the inner walls of the cave. In this article, we are giving the list of Important Indian Sites of Prehistoric Paintings, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Ancient Indian Scripts

Jul 24, 2018
All Indian scripts are derived from Brahmi. There are three main families of scripts: Devanagari; Dravidian; and Grantha. There are many languages in the Ancient Indian script, such as Sanskrit, Pali, and Hindi. In this article, we are giving the list of Ancient Indian Scripts, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Famous Buddhist Monasteries in India

Jul 18, 2018
The monastery is a building or buildings occupied by a community of monks living under religious vows. Buddhists believe that the spiritual quest of monks benefits the entire community and their rituals bring prosperity and protection. In this article, we are giving the list of Famous Buddhist Monasteries in India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Do you know the difference between Hindustani Music and Carnatic music

Jul 11, 2018
There are multiple varieties of Indian music such as classical music, folk music, filmi music, Indian rock and Indian pop. All the forms of Indian music are listed in two types of music, i.e. Hindustani Music, Carnatic music. In this article, we are giving the factual differences between the Hindustani style of Music and Carnatic Style of music, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Famous Chaitya and Vihara of India

Jul 11, 2018
The Buddhist architecture is mainly consisting of Chaityas, Viahras, Stupa and Stambhas. The practice of making caves was started during the Mauryan period and reached its zenith during the 2nd century AD under the Satvahana rule. In this article, we are given the list of Famous Chaitya and Vihara of India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Do you know the difference between Architecture and Sculpture

Jul 4, 2018
Sculptures are smaller art works, either handmade or with tolls and are more related to aesthetics than engineering and measurements. On the other hand, the word architecture is derived from the Latin word 'tekton' which means builder. In this article, we are given the difference between Architecture and Sculpture, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Legislation of British Government to stop Revolutionaries Activities in India

Jul 4, 2018
The basis of the colonial character of British rule and its destructive impact on the lives of the Indian people led to the rise and development of a powerful anti-imperialist movement in India. In this article, we are given the list of Legislation of British to stop Revolutionaries Activities in India, which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Police Intelligence Reforms and Introduction of CID during British India

Jun 25, 2018
The nature of the state under the Mughals and other native states during pre-colonial period was autocratic and there were separate or formal police system. However, there have been watch-guards since time immemorial protecting villages at night. In this article, we are giving a brief summary on the chronological developments in the police system, Police Intelligence Reforms and introduction of CID under the British in India.

List of Famous Revolutionaries leaders of India’s Freedom Movement

Jun 11, 2018
The Revolutionaries movements of the Indian Freedom Movement are comprises of the actions of the underground revolutionary factions. The groups of revolutionaries’ movements were mainly concentrated in Bengal, Maharashtra, Bihar, the United Provinces and Punjab. In this article, we are given the name of revolutionaries’ leaders and their famous activities which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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