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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.

When and Why British first landed on Indian Territory

Aug 10, 2018
The arrival of Vasco da Gama in Calicut on May 20, 1498 opens a sea route from Europe to the East. After that India became the focal point of the Europe's trade and also the realm of European ambition getting wider to grab Spice Islands trade monopoly which causes numerous naval battle. Here, we are given an interesting glimpse of the trivial fact, in the Indian history about when and why British first landed on Indian Territory.

Do you know why Muhammad Bin Tughlaq is called wise fool?

May 3, 2018
Mohammad Bin Tughlaq is one of the most interesting sultans of Delhi sultanate during Medieval India who ruled over the northern parts of the Indian subcontinent and the Deccan from 1324 to 1351 AD. In this article, we have discussed about the policy and reforms of Mohammad Bin Tughlaq that made him a wise fool among the kings in Indian History.

List of Sources of Vijayanagar Empire

Mar 21, 2018
The sources of Vijayanagar empire history include accounts of foreign travellers, Indigenous Works (local vernacular literature), and archaeological excavations. In this article, we are giving the list of important sources of Vijayanagara Empire that will helps the aspirants in the preparations of examinations like UPSC, SSC, State Services, CDS, NDA, Railways etc.

Summary on the causes of the Downfall of Early Medieval Rulers in India

Mar 13, 2018
The Early Medieval India was feudal in character and the rulers did not maintain their army but by the feudal lords. Varna system was the basis of social life. Brahmin and Kshatriyas enjoyed highest position. Brahman guided the society on the basis of dharmashastras and political power was possessed by the Kshatriyas. It was one of the reasons of the Downfall of Early Medieval Rulers in India. In this article, we are giving a complete summary on the causes of the Downfall of Early Medieval Rulers in India which will be useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Provincial Kingdoms before and after the Sultanate period

Feb 26, 2018
The downfall of the Gupta Empire in the middle of the 6th century laid the foundation of internecine struggle between a numbers of dynasties. This was the only reason for the rise of Muslims invader as a ruler. In this article we have covered the list of provincial kingdoms, names of rulers and their capitals, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

History of Medieval India: Complete Study Material

Feb 14, 2018
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.

List of the Great Mughal Emperors of India

Feb 2, 2018
The Mughal Empire was founded by Babur who was descended of the Timur from the father's side and Genghis Khan from the mother's side. Here is the list of the Great Mughal Emperors of India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Important works of Mughal Emperor Akbar

Feb 2, 2018
Akbar was one of the mighty and powerful rulers of the Mughal dynasty. He was known for remunerating ability, devotion, and judgment, paying little mind to the ethnic foundation or religious practice. Here, we are giving a brief note on the important works of Akbar that made him great which will be helpful for the aspirants of the competitive exams like UPSC/PCS/SSC/CDS etc.

Comparison between the Administration of Alauddin Khalji and Muhammad Tughlaq

Dec 20, 2017
The Administration of Delhi Sultanate was largely influenced by their religion. Here, we are giving the brief story of the comparison between two personalities of Delhi Sultanate- Muhammad bin Tughlaq will forever be remembered for the wild swings in policy, whereas Alauddin Khilji’s administrative measures made him most powerful ruler of the Delhi Sultanate.

Administration of Sher Shah Suri: A detailed Summary

Dec 14, 2017
Sher Shah Suri was benevolent ruler and was one of the greatest administrators of medieval India. He introduced many reforms and on that basis Akbar built a superstructure of Mughal administration. Here, we are giving the summary of the administration of Sher Shah Suri, which can be used as revision capsule by the aspirants of different competitive exams.

The Sur Empire

Dec 13, 2017
The first half of the 16th century AD witnessed the Afghan- Mughal contest for power in the Sub-continent. After defeating Humayun, Sher Shah Suri emerged as a powerful Pashtun Afghan ruler and established the Sur Empire. The Empire’s strength lay in the great administrative capacity and reforms of the ruler, aimed at the benefit of people. The Empire boasts of extremely well thought of governmental systems and policies as well as great architectural marvels.

Chola Dynasty | List of Chola Rulers and their contributions

Dec 8, 2017
The Chola Dynasty was the greatest among all the south Indian dynasties. They ruled beyond the sea like Maldives Islands and Sri Lanka which shows that they had very efficient as well as huge naval power. Here, we are giving the list of Chola Rulers and their contribution for general awareness.

Chera Dynasty | List of Chera Rulers and their contributions

Dec 8, 2017
The Chera Dynasty was one of the three major Kingdoms of Tamilkam and ruled over the present-day state of Kerala and to a lesser extent, parts of Tamil Nadu in South India. The word Chera probably derived from Cheral, meaning "declivity of a mountain" in ancient Tamil. They were also known as ‘Keraputras’ and their kingdom was situated to the west and north of the Pandya kingdom. Here, we are giving the list of Chera Rulers and their contributions for general awareness.

Pala Dynasty |List of Pala Rulers and their contributions

Dec 8, 2017
The Pala Dynasty, which originated in the region of Bengal as an imperial power during the Late Classical period on the Indian subcontinent. The dynasty was named after its ruling dynasty, whose rulers bore names ending with the suffix of Palau, which meant "protector". They were followers of the Mahayana and Tantric schools of Buddhism. They were insightful diplomats and military conquerors. Their army was equipped with war elephant cavalry. Here, we are giving the list of Pala Rulers and their contributions for general awareness.

Chalukya Dynasty| List of Chalukya Rulers and their contributions

Dec 8, 2017
The Chalukya Dynasty was one of the powerful dynasties of southern and central India between the 6th and the 12th century AD. The rule of this dynasty is marked an important milestone in the history of South India and a golden age in the history of Karnataka. Here, we are giving the list of Chalukya Rulers and their contribution for general awareness.

Kakatiya Dynasty|List of Kakatiya Rulers and their contributions

Dec 8, 2017
The Kakatiya dynasty was the famous dynasty of Telugu region or Andhra region. Earlier, the rulers like Betaraja I, Prolaraja I, Betaraja II and Durgaraja were the feudatories of the Western Chalukyas of Kalyana. It was Prola II, who established Kakatiya Dynasty as a sovereign dynasty. Here, we are giving the list of Kakatiya Rulers and their contributions for general awareness.

Hoysala Dynasty| List of Hoysala Rulers and their contributions

Dec 8, 2017
The Hoysala Dynasty was the prominent dynasty of the Kannadiga region (which is now Karnataka, India) who ruled between 10th to 14th centuries AD. Belur was their capital city which was later moved to Halebidu. Here, we are giving the brief account on the Hoysala rulers and their contributions.

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