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Champaran Satyagraha- India’s First Civil Disobedience Movement

Oct 1, 2020
The Champaran Satyagraha is considered to be a vital event in the history of India’s freedom struggle. It was first India’s Civil Disobedience movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi to protest against the injustice meted out to tenant farmers in the Champaran district of Bihar. Let us read in detail about Champaran Satyagraha.

List of Important personalities and their contribution to the Indian History

Sep 8, 2020
What India is today, is because of the contribution of several leaders from the ages. These leaders contributed to various spheres of life which have been of great importance to the Indian Society. 

Shaheed Rajguru Birth Anniversary:10 key facts to know about him

Aug 24, 2020
Shaheed Rajguru Birth Anniversary: He was born on 24 August, 1908 into a Deshastha Brahmin family at Khed near Pune, Maharashtra, British India. His full name was Hari Shivaram Rajguru. On his birth anniversary let us have a look at 10 key facts about his life history, freedom struggle, etc.

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: Birth, Death Anniversary, Achievements, Contributions and More

Aug 18, 2020
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose is an Indian Nationalist whose patriotism towards India has left a mark in the hearts of many Indians. Today is the 76th death anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose.     

Summary of Indian National Movement

Aug 15, 2020
The Indian National Movement was an organised mass movement concerned with the interests of the people of India and affected by both internal and external factors. It led to the formation of Indian National Congress in 1885 and several revolts broke out across the country. Formation of Muslim League in 1906, Swadeshi Movement 1905 etc. which spearheaded the freedom struggle in India from 1885 to 1947.

List of famous slogans of pre and post independent India

Aug 14, 2020
Inqilab 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. On the occasion of 74th Independence Day, read these inspirational and powerful slogans. 

Independence Day 2020: 10 Forgotten Women Freedom Fighters of India

Aug 14, 2020
Independence Day 2020: In the struggle for India’s Independence from the colonial rule or British Raj contribution of the women can't be neglected.  They faced various tortures, exploitations, etc. to earn freedom for us. Let us have a look on 10 forgotten women freedom fighters of India.

Indian Independence Act 1947|Lord Mountbatten Plan: Main Features

Aug 14, 2020
Indian Independence Day 2020: On 15 August India celebrates 74th Independence Day with full enthusiasm. Lord Mountbatten on June 3, 1947 put forward his plan which outlined the steps for the solution of India’s political problem. Let us read about it in detail.  

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.

Bal Gangadhar Tilak birth anniversary: Know about 10 Amazing and Unknown Facts

Jul 23, 2020
Bal Gangadhar Tilak is also known as Lokmanya Tilak. He was born on 23 July, 1856 in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra. He is known for his famous slogan "Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it". Let us read more about Bal Gangadhar Tilak, his childhood, history, achievements and some unknown facts.

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.

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.    

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.      

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.

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.  

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.

Mahatma Gandhi: Major Movements that helped in Indian Freedom Struggle

Oct 2, 2019
Mahatma Gandhi ‘Father of the Nation’ is also known as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. He was born on 2 October, 1869 Porbandar, Gujarat, India. Gandhi ji got married to the Kasturba Makhanji at the age of just 13 years. He had played an important role in India's freedom struggle. Let us read his major movements that helped in achieving freedom from British Raj.

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