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Medieval History of Bihar

Dec 6, 2018
Medieval History of Bihar is commemorated with the foreign invasion and dynasty that ruined the glory Bihar. Bihar was ruled directly or indirectly by Slave Dynasty, Khilji Dynasty, Tughlaq Dynasty, Noohani Dynasty, Cher Dynasty, Bhojpur’s Ujjaini Dynasty, Sur Dynasty and Mughal Dynasty.

History of Ancient India Complete Study Material

Nov 16, 2018
General Knowledge Complete Study Material of “History of Ancient India” is the comprehensive collections of important topics which are divided into 9 important sections that will be helpful in the preparation of all types of Competitive exams, those who are pursuing their degree courses and also for school going students.

The Paleolithic Age

Nov 16, 2018
The Paleolithic Age, or Old Stone Age in India spanned from 500,000 B.C. to 10,000 B.C in the Pleistocene Period of the Ice Age. It was the first part of the Stone Age. During this period, man relied on hunting and had no knowledge of cultivation and house building. According to the nature of tools and the change in the climate, the Paleolithic Age in India is divided into three phases; Lower Paleolithic (500,000 BC to 50,000 BC), Middle Paleolithic (50,000 BC to 40,000 BC), and Upper Paleolithic (40,000 BC to 10,000 BC).

The Chalcolithic Culture

Nov 16, 2018
With the end of the Neolithic Age, several cultures started using metal, mostly copper and low grade bronze. The culture based on the use of copper and stone was termed as Chalcolithic meaning stone-copper Phase. In India, it spanned around 2000 BC to 700 BC. This culture was mainly seen in Pre-Harappan phase, but at many places it extended to Post-Harappan phase too. The people were mostly rural and lived near hills and rivers. The Chalcolithic culture corresponds to the farming communities, namely Kayatha, Ahar or Banas, Malwa, and Jorwe.

The Mesolithic Age

Nov 15, 2018
The Mesolithic Age, also known as Middle Stone Age, was the second part of the Stone Age. In India, it spanned from 9,000 B.C. to 4,000 B.C. This age is characterized by the appearance of Microliths (small bladed stone tools). The Mesolithic Age was a transitional phase between the Paleolithic Age and the Neolithic Age. The people of this age lived on hunting, fishing, and food gathering; later on they also domesticated animals.

The Neolithic Age

Nov 13, 2018
The Neolithic Age, which means New Stone Age, was the last and third part of the Stone Age. In India, it spanned from around 7,000 B.C. to 1,000 B.C. The Neolithic Age is mainly characterized by the development of settled agriculture and the use of tools and weapons made of polished stones. The major crops grown during this period were ragi, horse gram, cotton, rice, wheat, and barley. Pottery first appeared in this age.

History of Mysore State

Nov 9, 2018
After the decline of Vijayanagar Empire, Mysore became independent state under the Hindu Wodeyar Dynasty in AD 1565. In 1761, Hyder Ali overthrew the regaining dynasty in Mysore and established his own control over that state that was succeeded by Tipu Sultan in 1782.

List of Heterodox Schools of Indian Philosophy

Oct 17, 2018
The Indian Philosophy refers to the ancient philosophical traditions of Indian sub-continent which can be orthodox or heterodox. Every Indian School of Philosophy accepted the theory of karma and rebirth, and the ideal of moksha is conceived as liberation from the cycle of births and deaths. In this article, we are giving the list of Heterodox Schools of Indian Philosophy which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

10 Lesser known facts about Bhagat SIngh

Sep 28, 2018
Bhagat Singh was born on 28 September, 1907 and at the young age he was hanged. He was a great and brave freedom fighter who fought for the country. Popularly known as Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagt Singh. In this article we are presenting some unknown facts about Bhagat Singh and his revolutionary life which not only inspires but also influence others.

Timeline of Babri Masjid - Ram Janmabhoomi Dispute Case

Sep 21, 2018
The Babri Masjid- Ram Janmabhumi Disputes has proven to be sources of religious and political conflicts. The main issues is moving around possession of 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 Babri Masjid - Ram Janmabhoomi Dispute Case to understand the issue, how and why the issues remain unsolved.

List of Famous Persian Historians of the Mughal Period

Sep 10, 2018
A new era of Persian literature was started because Mughals were great patrons of literature and laureates. During this period, many texts were translated into Persian from different languages. For Example: The Turki memoires of Babur was translated into Persian. In this article, we are giving the list of Famous Persian Historians of the Mughal Period, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Religious Cults and Movements of Medieval India

Sep 6, 2018
India is a birthplace of various religions, creeds and faiths. Religion has played an important role in the lives of the Indian people from the earliest time. The religious movement of Medieval India had tremendous impact on the literature and language of the country. In this article, we are giving the list of Religious Cults and Movements of Medieval India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Saints and Teachers of the Bhakti Movement

Sep 4, 2018
The Bhakti Movement was the outcome of rigidity in religion and the objects of worship. The Bhakti Movement Saints and teachers belonged to various backgrounds, but mainly from the lower castes. They strongly preach the need for tolerance among humans and religions. It became popular just because this movement challenged the caste system and superiority of Brahamanas. In this article, we are giving the list of Saints and Teachers of the Bhakti Movement ,which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Missionaries Sent by Ashoka

Aug 31, 2018
Ashoka wanted to spread the concept of Dhamma. So, he sends missionaries to spread the concept of Dhamma to unite the various sects and sections of the society and to promote the ideas of peaceful coexistence and universal brotherhood. In this article, we are giving the list of Missionaries Sent by Ashoka, which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Timeline of Major Famines in India during British Rule

Aug 29, 2018
India was hit by recurrent famine from 1760 AD to till 1943 AD. As per British sources, there were more than 85 million Indians died in these famines which were in reality genocides done by the British Raj. In this article, we are giving the timeline of Major Famines in India during British Rule, which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Famine Commissions during British Rule in India

Aug 28, 2018
Famine had been perennial feature of Indian sub-continent during British Raj. The agrarian system as evolved from the British had a built-in system of destruction of agriculture. In this article, we are giving a brief summary on the famine commission which was formed during British India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Timeline of the History of Portugal as a Trader

Aug 28, 2018
The Portuguese were the first European who discovered the sea-route to India. They encounter with the Indian Sub-continent after Vasco da Gama reached Calicut on Malabar Coast in 1498 AD. He was received by the local ruler Zamorin and given him special order to establish direct trade links with Portugal. In this article, we are giving a timeline of the History of Portugal as a Trader which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Do you know the difference between Simon Commission Report and Nehru Report

Aug 24, 2018
Simon Commission was constituted to look into the functioning of the constitutional system in India and suggest changes. Whereas Nehru Report was a strong response given by the leadership of the Indian National Congress to challenge the inability of the Government of the British Government to make a constitution unfit. In this article we are giving the difference between Simon Commission Report and Nehru Report 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, 2018
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.

List of Famous Conspiracy Case during British Rule in India

Aug 13, 2018
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.

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