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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

New Anubhava Mantapa: All about the structure, Chalukyan architecture, style, Lord Basaveshwara here

Jan 11, 2021
Know all about Lord Basaveshwara, New Anubhava Mantapa, Chalukyan architecture, temple style and other details here. Study in detail about the theories of Basaveshwara and the reforms brought by him. 

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. 

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.

The Advent of Europeans in India- The Portuguese, the Dutch and the Danes

Nov 11, 2020
India has been a major trading destination for many European countries in the Ancient and Medieval Era. Britishers were not the only Europeans who came and settled but the Portuguese with their developments in navigation first found the sea route to India. In this article, read about the advent of Europeans in India

Timeline of Babri Masjid - Ram Janmabhoomi Dispute Case

Jul 28, 2020
The Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhumi Disputes has proven to be sources of religious and political conflicts. The main issues were around the possession of the 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 the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi Dispute Case. 

List of Battles fought by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Jul 27, 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 Maharaj.

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.

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?        

List of Foreign Travellers who came to India in the Medieval Period

Nov 5, 2019
India is called the spiritual leader of the world. In ancient times the Indian education system was ahead of all countries. Perhaps that is the reason that there are many foreign tourist visited India to know about Indian education system. In this article we have published information about the foreign travellers who came to India in the Medieval Period.

List of Famous Indian mathematicians from Ancient to Modern India

Mar 18, 2019
Mathematics is the study of topics such as quantity (numbers), structure, space and change. The Aryabhata, Brahmagupta, Mahāvīra, Bhaskara II, Madhava of Sangamagrama and Nilakantha Somayaji are classical Indian mathematician whose contribution made immortal. Here, we are giving the list of Indian mathematicians from Ancient to Modern India with their contribution.

Sufi Revolution- Features, Methodology of worship and ten steps of Sufism

Feb 7, 2019
Sufism cultivates the inner and the outer dimensions of spiritual practice, the esoteric and the exoteric to establish a religion of intense devotion, love as its passion; poetry, song and dance, worship and passing away from God as ideal” rather than namaz, hajj and celibacy. In this article, we are giving the principles, features, worship methodology and ten steps of Sufism which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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.

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.

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