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.
Gandhi Jayanti 2020: Mahatma Gandhi was born on 2 October, 1869 Porbandar, Gujarat. This year marks the 151st anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. He is the father of the Indian independence movement. He has been a subject of deep study in India and outside. Let us have a look at 20 interesting facts about Mahatma Gandhi.
Sadbhavana Diwas 2020: On 20 August "Sadbhavana Diwas" is observed nation-wide. The theme of the day is to promote National Integration and Communal Harmony among people of all religions, languages, and regions. On the 76th birth anniversary, let us have a look at some interesting and unknown facts about the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
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: 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.
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.
Buddha Jayanti 2020: The symbolic gestures (Mudras) through the iconography of Buddha image to evoke particular ideas during Buddhist meditation or rituals. On Buddha Jayanti, let us have a look at Buddhist Mudras, hand gestures and their meaning.
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.
Democracy is a system in which the public elects its ruler himself. The term democracy is derived from two Greek words 'Demos' and Kratos. Demos mean 'people' and Kratos means 'rule'. How this system was prevalent in ancient times? Through this article, you will learn how the concept of democracy is taken from Rig Veda or about the democratic elements in Ancient India.
Swami Vivekananda is also known as Narendra. He is an inspiring and well-known personality. Suddenly, an unknown monk became famous when he presented Hinduism in the Parliament of Religions in 1893 in Chicago. Let us read about Swami Vivekananda's early life, education, works, teachings, philosophy books, etc.
Republic Day is celebrated on 26 January and is a pride moment for the country. President of India unfurled the National Flag and starts the ceremony of Republic Day. There is a rich history behind the evolution of the Tricolour National Flag. Let us have a look at the history, journey of the evolution of the Indian National Flag and when it was adopted in its present form?
Pongal festival is the harvest festival of Tamil Nadu that falls in the month of Thai (January-February season). The uniqueness of the festival reminds us of the importance of natural resources, especially when the entire world is battling environmental change.
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 full name is Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. He played a crucial role in freedom struggle of India. His powerful political tools were Satyagraha and non-violence who had inspired other political leaders around the world. He was also a good writer. Here in this article we are giving some inspirational and famous quotes of Mahatma Gandhi.