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List of famous slogans of Pre and post independent India

Jun 12, 2020
Inqualab Zindabad, 'Do or die' and Dilli Chalo are some famous slogans given by our freedom fighters to encourage our general public to fight against the cruel British rulers.

List of Sessions of Indian National Congress before Independence

Jun 5, 2020
The Indian National Congress (INC) was formed by the Allan Octavian Hume in 1885. The first session of INC was held in Bombay from 28–31 December 1885 under the chairmanship of W.C. Bonnerjee. Read this article to know the list of important sessions of INC till 1948.

List of Jain Tirthankaras

Jun 5, 2020
A Tirthankara is defined as a founder of a Tirtha. He achieves the enlightenment and helps others to achieve the same. A Tirthankara is believed to achieve Moksha or liberation at the end of his life.

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.    

Buddha Jayanti 2020: Teaching's of Buddha | Buddhist Council |Causes of Decline

May 7, 2020
Buddha Jayanti 2020: 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, teaching's of Buddha, how it spread and its contribution to the Indian culture.    

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.

10 Lesser known facts about Bhagat Singh

Mar 14, 2020
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?

Feb 24, 2020
Veer Savarkar was born on 28 May, 1883 in the village Bhagpur, Nashik and died on 26 February, 1966, Bombay (now Mumbai). His full name 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 Battles fought by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Feb 19, 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.

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?        

Subhas Chandra Bose: Birth Anniversary, Achievements and Contributions

Jan 23, 2020
Subhas Chandra Bose 123rd birth anniversary is celebrated across the world on 23 January. On this day he was born in 1987 in Cuttack Odisha. Popularly he is known as Netaji. Let us read more about Subhas Chandra Bose, his early life, education, achievements, etc.    

Why is Army Day Celebrated in India?

Jan 15, 2020
Army Day 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, 2020
Pongal festival 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.    

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.

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