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

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 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.

Journey of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to India

Jul 22, 2021
Popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi or Bapu, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi awakened the masses on the strength of non-violence, accorded Satyagraha and called them to cut down their centuries-old chains of slavery. Read the article below to know about Mahatma Gandhi's journey from South Africa to India. 

10 Lesser known facts about Bhagat Singh

Jul 20, 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.    

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

May 28, 2021
PM Narendra Modi paid tribute to the great freedom fighter and patriot Veer Savarkar on his birth anniversary. He was born on 28 May, 1883 in the village Bhagpur, Nashik. Let us read more about Veer Savarkar and his contributions to the National Freedom Struggle.    

Buddha Purnima 2021: Teaching's of Buddha | Buddhist Council |Causes of Decline

May 26, 2021
Buddha Purnima 2021: Buddha taught the first Wheel of Dharma and explains how to attain liberation from suffering for oneself alone. Let us read in detail about Buddhism, the teachings of Buddha, how it spread, and its contribution to the Indian culture.    

All about Firoz Shah Tughlaq- History, Life, Tenure and Achievements

May 19, 2021
Firoz Shah Tughlaq was a Turkish leader who was born in 1309 and was in power in Delhi from 1351 to 1388. Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq was the first ruler of this dynasty.  Know all about him and Delhi Sultanate here

Explained: Gyanvapi Mosque Dispute and the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act of 1991

Apr 19, 2021
In this article, we have mentioned the timeline of the Gyanvapi Mosque dispute and the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act of 1991. 

List of Sessions of Indian National Congress before Independence (1885-1947)

Apr 8, 2021
Allan Octavian Hume, Dinshaw Edulji Wacha and Dadabhai Naoroji founded Indian National Congress in 1885. The first session of the Indian National Congress was held in Bombay from 28–30 December 1885 under the chairmanship of Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee.

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: Birth, Death Anniversary, Achievements, Contributions and More

Jan 23, 2021
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti 2021: He is an Indian Nationalist whose patriotism towards India has left a mark in the hearts of many Indians. On the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji, let us read more about him.  

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.

When and Why British first landed on Indian Territory

Nov 26, 2020
The arrival of Vasco da Gama in Calicut on May 20, 1498, opened a sea route from Europe to the East. After that India became the focal point of Europe's trade and also the realm of European ambitions. Here, we have provided an interesting glimpse into when and why British first landed on Indian Territory.

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.

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