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Why is Army Day Celebrated in India?

Jan 15, 2021
Army Day 2021: It is observed on 15 January every year in India, in recognition of Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa's taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India.

Why is Pongal Festival celebrated?

Jan 14, 2021
Pongal festival 2021: It is the harvest festival of Tamil Nadu that falls in the month of Thai (January-February season).  The uniqueness of the festival reminds us of the importance of natural resources, especially when the entire world is battling environmental change.    

Society and Economy under Vijaynagara Empire

Dec 16, 2020
The empire was ruled by four dynasties. I.e. Sangama dynasty, Saluva Dynasty, Tuluva dynasty, and Aravidu dynasty. The rulers of Vijayanagar Empire devoted themselves to the growth of agriculture and built cities and capitals with magnificent buildings. The different aspects of Society and Economy under Vijaynagara Empire are contained in narratives of foreign travellers, inscriptions, and literature.

Economic Policy and Administration under Khilji Dynasty

Dec 16, 2020
Alauddin's administrative policy was very concise and clear. He introduced the ‘Dagh system’ (branding of horses) and ‘Chehra’ for soldiers. He appointed ‘Mustakhraj’ for the purpose of collection of revenue. The check on markets kept by two officers  ‘Diwan-i- Riyasat and Shahna –i-Mandi’. b

Medieval History of Bihar

Dec 14, 2020
Bihar was ruled directly or indirectly by the Slave Dynasty, Khilji Dynasty, Tughlaq Dynasty, Noohani Dynasty, Cher Dynasty, Bhojpur’s Ujjaini Dynasty, Sur Dynasty, and Mughal Dynasty. Check below the important events that occurred during the Medival period. 

List of Famous Conspiracy Cases during British Rule in India

Dec 8, 2020
India’s freedom struggle was accompanied by the moderate leadership, extremist leadership, and revolutionary activities of Indian youth, but all they were fighting with their own methodologies to end the British rule.  In this article, we have given a list of famous conspiracy cases that contributed to the end of British Rule in India. 

Indian Council Act of 1909 | Morley- Minto Reforms: Main Features

Dec 1, 2020
Indian Council Act of 1909 is also known as Morley- Minto Reform. It was instituted to placate the Moderates (Congress) and introduces separate electorates on the basis of religion. Therefore, Lord Minto came to be known as "Father of Communal Electorate in India".    

Champaran Satyagraha- India’s First Civil Disobedience Movement

Dec 1, 2020
The Champaran Satyagraha is considered to be a vital event in the history of India’s freedom struggle. It was India’s first Civil Disobedience movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi to protest against the injustice meted out to tenant farmers in the Champaran district of Bihar. Let us read in detail about Champaran Satyagraha.

Timeline of Delhi Sultanate

Nov 25, 2020
The establishment of the Delhi Sultanate began with the invasion of Muhammad Ghori. He had brought a large number of slaves and appointment them as officers. After that man dynasties ruled the Delhi Sultanate. Here, we have provided a timeline of the Delhi Sultanate in chronological order and causes of the decline of Delhi Sultanate.

Development of Education during British Period in India

Nov 19, 2020
Education policy of the British: In pre-British days, Hindus and Muslims were educated through Pathsala and Madrassa respectively, but their advent created a new place of learning i.e. Missionaries. So that, they can create a class of Indian who would be “Indian in blood and colour, but English in taste” who would act as interpreters between the Government and the masses.

List of Jain Tirthankaras

Nov 17, 2020
A Tirthankara is a rare individual who has conquered the samsara, the cycle of death and rebirth, on their own and made a path for others to follow.

The Advent of Europeans in India- The Portuguese, the Dutch and the Danes

Nov 11, 2020
India has been a major trading destination for many European countries in the Ancient and Medieval Era. Britishers were not the only Europeans who came and settled but the Portuguese with their developments in navigation first found the sea route to India. In this article, read about the advent of Europeans in India

List of Important Leaders Associated with the Revolt of 1857

Nov 10, 2020
The Revolt of 1857 was not merely a product of Sepoy mutiny but was accumulated grievances of the people against the Company’s administration and of their dislike for the foreign regime. Here is the List of important leaders Associated with the Revolt of 1857.

Key Points on Subsidiary Alliance

Nov 3, 2020
Framed by Lord Wellesley, the Governor-General of India from 1798 to 1805, the Subsidiary alliance was a major process that led to the building of the British Empire in India.

The Revolt of 1857: Causes, Nature, Importance and Outcomes

Oct 28, 2020
The Revolt of 1857, also regarded as India's First War of Independence is an extremely important event of Indian history.  In this article, we have summarized the causes, impact, importance, and outcomes of the revolt. 

List of Important personalities and their contribution to the Indian History

Sep 8, 2020
What India is today, is because of the contribution of several leaders from the ages. These leaders contributed to various spheres of life which have been of great importance to the Indian Society. 

Shaheed Rajguru Birth Anniversary:10 key facts to know about him

Aug 24, 2020
Shaheed Rajguru Birth Anniversary: He was born on 24 August, 1908 into a Deshastha Brahmin family at Khed near Pune, Maharashtra, British India. His full name was Hari Shivaram Rajguru. On his birth anniversary let us have a look at 10 key facts about his life history, freedom struggle, etc.

Timeline of Babri Masjid - Ram Janmabhoomi Dispute Case

Jul 28, 2020
The Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhumi Disputes has proven to be sources of religious and political conflicts. The main issues were around the possession of the site because groups of Hindu organisation claim that Mosque was built after demolishing the temple and also the site to be the birthplace of the Hindu deity i.e. Rama whereas Muslim claims that the Mosque was never built after the demolition but with the help of the ruins of temples. Here, we are giving a complete timeline of the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi Dispute Case. 

List of Battles fought by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Jul 27, 2020
Shivaji Maharaj build Maratha Empire and several battles were fought in 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.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj: Biography, History and Administration

Jun 4, 2020
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj: He was one of the greatest warriors of his time and founder of the Maratha Empire. Shivaji himself enthroned as an independent sovereign in 1674. For six years he ruled his domain via cabinet of eight ministers. Let us have a look at his early life, administration, battles, etc.    
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