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Buddha Jayanti 2020: Buddhist Mudras, Hand Gestures and their Meaning

May 7, 2020
Buddha Jayanti 2020: The symbolic gestures (Mudras) through the iconography of Buddha image to evoke particular ideas during Buddhist meditation or rituals. On Buddha Jayanti, let us have a look at Buddhist Mudras, hand gestures and their meaning.

Salt March or Dandi March: Date, History, Reasons and Facts

Apr 24, 2020
Salt March is also known as Salt Satyagraha, Dandi March or Civil Disobedience Movement. The Salt Satyagraha was initiated by Mahatma Gandhi against the salt tax that was imposed by the British Government in India. It was a mass civil disobedience movement. Let us read in detail about Gandhi's Salt March.

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: 101 years of tragedy|Causes & its Impact

Apr 13, 2020
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 101 years of the incidence that took hundreds of lives. Let us have a look at Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, its causes and impact.      

31 March: Timeline of events in the World History

Mar 31, 2020
31st March date in world history has its own importance. Several events occurred on this date and have its own significance. Let us have a look at the timeline of the events occurred on 31st March.

History of Modern India: Complete Study Material

Mar 27, 2020
Here, we have compiled a comprehensive study material on "History of Modern India" with five major chapters like Decline of Mughal and Maratha Empire, Rise of the Regional States and European Power, British Paramountcy and Acts, 18th Century Revolts and Reform and Indian National Movement. All the topics under each chapter are covered in detail in the form of Study notes.

History of Medieval India: Complete Study Material

Mar 27, 2020
A Comprehensive Study Material on History of Medieval India Consisting the five major chapters like early medieval India, Rise of Rajputs, Emergence of Provincial Kingdom, Delhi Sultanate, Mughal empire. In each chapter we have covered all the important topics in details which would definitely help you to enhance your Knowledge about Medieval Indian History.

History of Ancient India: Complete Study Material

Mar 27, 2020
This study material for  “History of Ancient India” is the comprehensive collection of important topics, which are divided into 9 important sections important for the preparation of all Competitive exams.

Tanaji Malusare and the Battle of Sinhagad Fort, 1670

Jan 28, 2020
Tanaji Malusare’s named is written in golden letters in the history of the Maratha Empire in India. He was a great warrior and was known as 'Sinha' (Lion). Let us find out more about this great warrior and how he fought the legendary battle of Sinhagad?        

Battle of Bhima Koregaon: History and its significance

Jan 2, 2020
The people of Dalit communities gather in Bhima Koregaon in large numbers on 1 January every year to pay tribute to the Dalit heroes who died in the war between the British and the Peshwas on 1 January 1818. The Peshwas were defeated in this battle of Bhima Koregaon.

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.

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.

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.

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.

10 Important Facts about Kakori Train Conspiracy

Aug 1, 2019
On 15 August every year we celebrate Independence Day. But celebration of this day is not achieved in one day, it is a long process of struggle and one of them is Kakori Train Conspiracy. Let us see 10 important facts about Kakori Train Conspiracy.    

What were the forces and factors for the success of British in India?

Aug 1, 2019
The British almost took a century to expand and consolidate their power to become a trader to ruler with help of diplomatic and military tactics. The English had imposed every possible means of war and administrative policies to consolidate their own rule over entire India. Here, we are giving a brief note on the forces and factors for the success of the British in India, which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Ishwar Chandra Vidhya Sagar: Work and Teachings

May 15, 2019
Ishwar Chandra Vidhya Sagar was born in a poor Brahman family in 1820, and had a brilliant career as a student of Sanskrit. For his great learning, the Sanskrit College in Calcutta, of which he was the principal for a few years, conferred on him the title of ‘Vidyasagar’.

Summary on Jainism: Teaching of Mahavira | Spread of Jainism

Apr 17, 2019
Jainism made tremendous impact on the orthodox religious practices through heterodox sects. It advocated the interests of the people in a simple, short and intelligible way of salvation. Here, we are sharing the summary on Jainism along with the teaching of Mahavira and how it spread that will be very useful study material for the students who are preparing for the competitive examinations like UPSC, SSC, State Services, CDS, NDA and Railways.

List of Freedom Fighters from the North East India

Mar 26, 2019
India’s struggle for freedom was mass struggle which also witnessed the participation of legends from the northeast, but a little is known about the freedom fighters of North East India. In this article, we are giving the names of forgotten freedom fighters of the North East India who played significant role in the independence movement, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.
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