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Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Causes & its Impact

Aug 14, 2019
On 13th April, 1919 people gathered at Jallianwala Bagh (Amritsar) to protest against the arrest of the two nationalist leaders, Satya Pal and Dr Saifuddin Kitchlew. Suddenly, a British military officer, General Dyer, without even giving a warning to the people he ordered his troops to fire at the unarmed crowd for ten minutes till their ammunition was exhausted.

77th anniversary of Quit India Movement Day 2019: History and Significance

Aug 8, 2019
Quit India Movement Day (77th anniversary) is observed on 8 August which is also known as August Kranti. It is considered as an important movement in the freedom struggle where masses also participate and took charge itself. Let us read more about Quit India Movement.

Development of Education during British Period in India

Apr 9, 2019
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.

Subhas Chandra Bose: Birth Anniversary, Achievements and Contributions

Jan 23, 2019
Subash Chandra Bose was one of the most celebrated freedom fighter and charismatic influencer of the youth of India. His patriotism, call for freedom and obdurate refusal to stop before achieving the desired goal have made him a hero. Due to his nationalistic temperament and leadership attribute, Mahatama Gandhi was the first who addressed him as Netaji. In this article, we are giving the Achievements and Constributions of the Subash Chandra Bose.

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.

Development of Indian Press during British Rule in India

Feb 16, 2018
The evolution of Indian press was fraught with developmental difficulties, illiteracy, colonial constraints and repression. It disseminated the ideas of freedom and became prominent tool for freedom struggle. The "Bengal Gazette or Calcutta General Advertiser” started by James Augustus in 1780.

Muddinman Committee (1924)

Jul 10, 2017
The British Government had set up a committee under Sir Alexander Muddinman to meet the demand of the Indian Leaders and in view of the resolution adopted by Swaraj Party in early 1920s.It also recommended the appointment of a Royal Commission.

Butler Committee

Jun 19, 2017
The Indian states committee appointed a committee under the Chairmanship of Sir Harcourt Butler which was popularly known as ‘the Butler Committee’ to investigate and clarify the relationship between the paramount power and the Princely States in AD 1927.

List of Personalities Associated with Quit India Movement during British India

May 31, 2017
The Quit India Movement was launched by MK Gandhi after Cripps departure, for British withdrawal and a non-violent non-cooperation movement against any Japanese invasion which was popularly known as ‘Quit India Movement’. Here, we are giving the list of Personalities Associated with Quit India Movement during British India, which helps the readers to enhance their knowledge about India’s freedom fighters.

List of Personalities Associated with Civil Disobedience Movement during British India

May 30, 2017
The Civil Disobedience Movement was launched by Mahatma Gandhi when British Government not given positive response on Gandhi’s eleven demands. Hence, Mahatma Gandhi had decided to make salt the central formula for Civil Disobedience Movement. This movement was injected with the ideology of disobeying laws, demands and commands of the Government. Here, we are giving the list personalities who were associated with Civil Disobedience movement of British India.

Indian Independence Act 1947|Lord Mountbatten Plan : Main Features

Dec 7, 2015
On June 3, 1947, Lord Mountbatten put forward his plan which outlined the steps for the solution of India’s political problem. The main purpose of the Mountbatten Plan was the partition of India and the speedy transfer of responsibility, initially in the form of Dominion Status.

The Constituent Assembly of India: Features & its Committees

Nov 28, 2015
The Constituent Assembly was set up under the cabinet Mission plan on 16th May 1946. The members of the Provincial assemblies were elected by the method of single transferable vote system of proportional representations.

Interim Government: First Government of Independent India

Nov 28, 2015
On 2nd September 1946, the newly-elected Constituent Assembly formed interim government of India which existed till 15th August 1947. The executive branch of the interim government was served by the viceroy’s executive council ,headed by the Viceroy of India.Since colonial rule it was for the first time that the Government of India was in Indian's hand.

Cabinet Mission Plan: Impact & Purpose

Nov 28, 2015
On 22nd January 1946, the decision to send Cabinet Mission was taken and on 19th February 1946, the British PM C.R Attlee Government announced in the House of Lords about the mission and the plan to quit India.

Wavell Plan and Shimla Conference

Nov 28, 2015
Lord Wavell broadcast to the people of India the proposals of the British Government to resolve the deadlock in India on 14th June which is called Wavell Plan. It was constituted to resolve the political deadlock of existing India but due to disagreement between leaders of Muslim League and Congress,finally the proposals were dissolved at the Shimla Conference.

Desai - Liaquat Proposals (AD 1945)

Nov 28, 2015
Desai being the leader of the Congress in the Central Assembly gave proposal to Liaquat Ali for the formation of Interim Government at centre. Desai- Liaquat Proposals was attempt to appease the league leaders and find a way out of the 1942-45 political deadlocks.

Rajagopalachari Formula (1944 AD)

Nov 6, 2015
The objectives of Rajagopalachari Formula were to bridges between the Muslims League and Indian National Congress arises due to the difference of opinion on two nation theory and independence of India from British. C. Rajagopalachari was the veteran Congress leader, made a formula for the Indian National Congress and Muslim League cooperation to write off the political deadlock. Formula was supported by M.K Gandhi which was in reality, a silent acceptance of the League’s demand for Pakistan.

Cripps Mission

Nov 6, 2015
Sir Stafford Cripps was a left-wing Labourite, who had actively supported the Indian national movement headed a mission was known as Cripps Mission. This mission was for full cooperation to British in Second World War. The British were not willing to agree to the formation of a truly national government. They also tried to promote the interests of the princes. While they agreed to the demand for a constituent assembly, they insisted that the Indian states in the assembly would be represented by the nominees of the princes, and that the people of the states would have no representation on it.

Individual Satyagraha

Nov 6, 2015
Individual Satyagarh was the resultant of August offer. It was started with the mass Civil Disobedience Movement but M.K Gandhi on Individual Satyagarh. This was movement for not only to seek independence but also to affirm the right of Speech. The demand of the Satyagrahi was using freedom of Speech against the war through an anti-war declaration. If government did not arrest the Satyagrahi, he or she will move repeating it in villages and start march towards Delhi (“Delhi Chalo Movement”).

August Offer

Nov 6, 2015
The Viceroy of India, Lord Linlithgow, issued a statement from Simla on 8 August 1940 in the response of when congress formally ask England to affirm its adherence to the goal of Independence for India which is popularly known August Offer. It was formal statement issued by the Viceroy of India, Lord Linlithgow that laid the foundation of constitutional framing and Congress confessed for the formation of constituent assembly.

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