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List of Foreign Travellers who came to India in the Medieval Period

Nov 5, 2019
India is called the spiritual leader of the world. In ancient times the Indian education system was ahead of all countries. Perhaps that is the reason that there are many foreign tourist visited India to know about Indian education system. In this article we have published information about the foreign travellers who came to India in the Medieval Period.

10 Forgotten Women Freedom Fighters of India

Nov 1, 2019
In the struggle for India’s Independence from the colonial rule or British Raj contribution of the women can't be neglected. They faced various tortures, exploitations, etc. to earn freedom for us. Let us have a look on 10 forgotten women freedom fighters of India.

Who was Veer Savarkar and how he contributed in National Freedom Struggle Movement?

Oct 18, 2019
The full name of Veer Savarkar is Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. He was a freedom fighter, politician, lawyer, social reformer, and formulator of the philosophy of Hindutva. Let us read more about Veer Savarkar, why he is known as Veer Savarkar and his contributions in the National Freedom Struggle.

List of Sessions of Indian National Congress before Independence

Oct 5, 2019
The Indian National Congress (INC) was formed by the Allan Octavian Hume alongwith W.C. Bonnerjee, Surendranath Banerjee, William Wedderburn, Monomohun Ghose, M.G. Ranade, Dadabhai Naoroji, Dinshaw Wacha and Pherozeshah Mehta in 1885. The first session of INC was held in Bombay from 28–31 December 1885.

List of famous slogans of Pre and post independent India

Oct 5, 2019
India got freedom from the British rule on august 15,1947.But there are many son of mother India had sacrificed their life to get this freedom. There are many slogans were thrown by our freedom fighters to awake our citizens. Some famous slogans are mentioned in this article.

Mahatma Gandhi: Major Movements that helped in Indian Freedom Struggle

Oct 2, 2019
Mahatma Gandhi ‘Father of the Nation’ is also known as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. He was born on 2 October, 1869 Porbandar, Gujarat, India. Gandhi ji got married to the Kasturba Makhanji at the age of just 13 years. He had played an important role in India's freedom struggle. Let us read his major movements that helped in achieving freedom from British Raj.

10 Lesser known facts about Bhagat Singh

Sep 28, 2019
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 fighter who was hanged at the young age. In this article we are presenting some unknown facts about Bhagat Singh and his revolutionary life which not only inspires but also influence others.

Bal Gangadhar Tilak Death Anniversary 2019: 11 Amazing and Unknown Facts

Sep 1, 2019
Bal Gangadhar Tilak 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 more about Bal Gangadhar Tilak, his childhood, history, achievements and some unknown facts.

List of British Viceroys during British India

Aug 24, 2019
After the mutiny of 1857 the British parliament passed an act that ended to the rule of the East India company in India. It means the control of Indian rule was transferred to the British Crown. In this development Lord Canning was made the first Viceroy of India. In this article we have published the list of all the Viceroy of India.

The Paleolithic Age: Characteristics and list of Sites

Aug 24, 2019
Paleolithic Period or Old Stone Age; the earliest period of human development, last until approx 8000 BC. The Paleolithic Period is divided into two eras: the Lower Paleolithic (to 40,000 BC) and the Upper Paleolithic (40,000–8000 BC).

Modern History: Important Dates and Events

Aug 24, 2019
History is a description of the events which are related to past incidents. Some historical events have been written in the golden words. In this article we have published some events which have affected the mankind as a whole and geography as well.

What was the British Social and Cultural Policy in India?

Aug 14, 2019
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 modernisation, in other words, a ‘colonial modernisation’. The ruling elements of the British were imperialistic and exploitative, which was embedded with a new style of imperial values after 1813 AD.

Summary of Indian National Movement

Aug 14, 2019
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 Indian National Congress in 1885 and several revolts broke out across the country. Formation of Muslim League in 1906, Swadeshi Movement 1905 etc. which spearheaded the freedom struggle in India from 1885 to 1947.

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Causes & its Impact

Aug 14, 2019
On 13th April, 1919 people gathered at Jallianwala Bagh (Amritsar) to protest against the arrest of the two nationalist leaders, Satya Pal and Dr Saifuddin Kitchlew. Suddenly, a British military officer, General Dyer, without even giving a warning to the people he ordered his troops to fire at the unarmed crowd for ten minutes till their ammunition was exhausted.

List of Famous Conspiracy Case during British Rule in India

Aug 14, 2019
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 14, 2019
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.

Champaran Satyagraha- India’s First Civil Disobedience Movement

Aug 14, 2019
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.

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

Aug 14, 2019
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.

When and Why British first landed on Indian Territory

Aug 14, 2019
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.

77th anniversary of Quit India Movement Day 2019: History and Significance

Aug 8, 2019
Quit India Movement Day (77th anniversary) is observed on 8 August which is also known as August Kranti. It is considered as an important movement in the freedom struggle where masses also participate and took charge itself. Let us read more about Quit India Movement.

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