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What was the British Social and Cultural Policy in India?

Aug 13, 2018
The British followed a policy of non-interference in the social, religious and cultural life of the fellow Indian till 1813 AD. Their thought was to develop partial modernization, in other words, a ‘colonial modernization’. The ruling elements of the British were imperialistic and exploitative, which was embedded with a new style of imperial values after 1813 AD.

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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.

Social Policies and Legislation of British Government in India

Aug 13, 2018
Indian society underwent many changes after the British came to India. In the 19th century, certain social practices like female infanticide, child marriage, sati, polygamy and a rigid caste system became more prevalent. In this article, we are giving the details of the Social Policies and Legislation of British Government in India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Champaran Satyagraha- India’s First Civil Disobedience Movement

Aug 13, 2018
The Champaran Satyagraha is considered to be a vital event in the history of India’s freedom struggle. It was the first India’s Civil Disobedience movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi to protest against the injustice meted out to tenant farmers in Champaran district of Bihar. In this article, we are giving the details of the Champaran Satyagraha- India’s First Civil Disobedience 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 about the Geological Time Scale

Aug 9, 2018
The geological history of the Earth is divided into several Eras. These eras are further divided into Periods, which are sub-divided into Epochs. Durations of each Period have been demarcated and the evolution of vegetation and animals are explained accordingly. In this article, we are giving the Earth's history into a series of time intervals which called geological time scale.

List of Important Fairs of Uttar Pradesh

Aug 9, 2018
Fairs are an intrinsic part of the Indian culture- a golden thread that runs through its cultural fabric. Generally fairs are organised at the religious places. About 2,250 fairs are held every year in the state of Uttar Pradesh. In this article, we are giving the list of important fairs of the Uttar Pradesh, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Important Facts about Indian Forest

Aug 3, 2018
India is one of the ten most forest-rich countries of the world along with Russia, Brazil, Canada, United States of America, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Australia, Indonesia and Sudan. In this article, we are giving the important Facts about Indian Forest, which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

UNESCO list of Creative Cities Network 2017-18

Aug 2, 2018
The 64 cities from 44 countries have been designated as UNESCO Creative Cities on the basis of Crafts & Folk Arts, Media Arts, Film, Design, Gastronomy, Literature and Music. The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) was created in 2004 to promote cooperation with and among cities that have identified creativity as a strategic factor for sustainable urban development. In this article, we are giving the UNESCO list of the Creative Cities Network in which three Indian Cities are designated as Creative City.

List of Famous Dramatists of Theatre in Indian Classical Period

Jul 31, 2018
The Drama theatre in India is as old as the Indian culture which boasts its glorious association with illustrious Indian dramatists since its antiquity. The term Indian classical drama refers to the tradition of dramatic literature and performance in ancient India. During ancient India, there were great dramatists and their creation is magnum opus. In this article, we are giving the list of Famous Dramatists of Theatre in Indian Classical Period, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Political organizations before the establishment of Congress

Jul 30, 2018
Before the establishment of the Indian National Congress, the political association was dominated by wealthy and aristocratic elements, local or regional in character. In this article, we are giving the list of political organisation or association which was formed before the establishment of Congress, which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Mural Painting: History, Styles of Art and its Characteristics

Jul 27, 2018
The Mural Painting or artwork is date back to the times beyond the pages of history and as a form of valuable testimony of life from the prehistoric time to today. It is associated with Modern man, who first appeared in Africa around 200,000 BC, and began migrating northwards into Europe and Asia sometime after 100,000 BC. In this article, we are giving the concept, definition and characteristics of Mural Painting, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Kisan Credit Card Scheme: Eligibility, Objectives and Features

Jul 26, 2018
The Kisan Credit Card (KCC) scheme was introduced in 1998 to provide institutional credit to small farmers, marginal farmers and Self Help Groups.

Folk Music and its Characteristics

Jul 25, 2018
The glimpse of rural world can be seen in the folk music of the villages. They are not only the medium of entertainment among the rural masses but also a reflection of the rural society. In this article, we are giving the concept of Folk Music and its characteristics, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Important Indian Sites of Prehistoric Paintings

Jul 25, 2018
Paintings and drawings were the oldest art forms practiced by human beings to express themselves using the cave wall as their canvas. The prehistoric paintings are in the form of murals. Theses murals were made by the prehistoric man using their tools on the inner walls of the cave. In this article, we are giving the list of Important Indian Sites of Prehistoric Paintings, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Ancient Indian Scripts

Jul 24, 2018
All Indian scripts are derived from Brahmi. There are three main families of scripts: Devanagari; Dravidian; and Grantha. There are many languages in the Ancient Indian script, such as Sanskrit, Pali, and Hindi. In this article, we are giving the list of Ancient Indian Scripts, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Major Puppetry Traditions of Indian States

Jul 23, 2018
The Puppetry is one of the traditional art form which is used as an effective medium of entertainment and communication. It is an art form, not only provides entertainment but also conveys a meaningful and useful message. In this article, we are giving the list of Major Puppetry Traditions of Indian States, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Folk Paintings of India

Jul 20, 2018
Folk Paintings are pictorial expressions of village painters which are marked by the subjects chosen from the epics like Ramayana and Mahabharata, Bhagvata Purana as well as daily village life, birds and animals and natural objects like sun, moon, plants and trees. In this article, we are giving the list of Folk Paintings of India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

School of Miniature Painting in India

Jul 20, 2018
Indian paintings have their origin in our ancient past. They depict the life and customs followed by the people of those times. Indian miniature paintings are one of the best examples of handmade forms of visual art in India. In this article, we are giving the names and the features of important school of miniature painting in India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Do you know that how Indian Art of Miniature Painting evolves?

Jul 19, 2018
Miniature paintings are executed on a very small scale and are generally done on perishable material such as cloth, paper, leaves, etc. It is an ancient art in India and there were many schools for the same, including those of the Rajputs, Deccans and the Mughals. In this article, we are giving the definition, features and evolution of Indian Miniature painting, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.
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