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What were the factors in the growth of Modern Nationalism during British rule?

Feb 20, 2018
The rise and growth of Indian nationalism has been traditionally explained in terms of the Indian response to the stimulus generated by the British Raj through the motives behind the colonial interest, the role of Western Thought, Education, role of Press and Literature as well as a worldwide upsurge.

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Development of Indian Press during British Rule in India

Feb 16, 2018
The evolution of Indian press was fraught with developmental difficulties, illiteracy, colonial constraints and repression. It disseminated the ideas of freedom and became prominent tool for freedom struggle. The "Bengal Gazette or Calcutta General Advertiser” started by James Augustus in 1780.

Development of Education during British Period in India

Feb 16, 2018
Education policy of the British: In pre-British days, Hindus and Muslims were educated through Pathsala and Madrassa respectively, but their advent created a new place of learning i.e. Missionaries. So that, they can create a class of Indian who would be “Indian in blood and colour, but English in taste” who would act as interpreters between the Government and the masses.

History of Modern India: Complete Study Material

Feb 15, 2018
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.

What was the British Social and Cultural Policy in India?

Feb 15, 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.

A brief history of the Environmental Movements in India

Feb 13, 2018
The green politics or green movement or environmental movement can be defined as a social movement for the conservation of the environment or for the improvement of the state policy especially inclined towards the environment. Here, we are giving a brief history of the Environmental Movements in India that will enhance the knowledge of the readers about how the mass movement can save the atrocities against the environment.

A brief history of the Student Movements in India

Feb 12, 2018
The Student can engage themselves in various forms of social work in their spare time, and in moments of crisis. During the struggle for independence, the Student mass mobilisation had just fuel the Indian national movement. A brief history of the Student Movements in India will enhance the knowledge of the readers about the chronology of the events that happen during India’s Freedom Struggle.

Development of Judicial system during British India

Feb 12, 2018
The beginning of Indian common law is traced back to 1726 when a Mayor’s Court in Madras, Bombay, and Calcutta was established by the East India Company. This was the first sign of Company’s transformation from a trading company to a ruling power with the added flavour of new elements of the Judiciary. The chronological development of the judicial system during British India has been discussed below, which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

History of the working class movement in British India

Feb 8, 2018
The development of Railways, coal, cotton and jute industries in the second half of the nineteenth century witnesses the entry of modern Industry as well as modern Indian working class. Here, we are giving the chronological history of the working class movement in British India, which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What were the forces and factors for the success of British in India?

Feb 6, 2018
The British almost took a century to expand and consolidate their power to become a trader to ruler with help of diplomatic and military tactics. The English had imposed every possible means of war and administrative policies to consolidate their own rule over entire India. Here, we are giving a brief note on the forces and factors for the success of the British in India, which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Caste or Dalit Movement in India before independence

Feb 5, 2018
The term Dalit was firstly used by Jyotirao Phule for the oppressed classes or untouchable castes of the Hindu. Mahatma Gandhi used Harijan for the oppressed or depressed or Dalit classes which means 'Children of God'. Here, we are giving the list of Caste or Dalit Movement in India before independence, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

The Revolt of 1857: Causes, Nature, Importance and Outcomes

Feb 1, 2018
The Revolt of 1857 (Also regarded as India's First War of Independece) was an extremely important event in Indian history. It was initiated by the sepoy of the company which arouses the accumulated grievances of the people against the Company’s administration and of their dislike for the foreign regime.

Do you know about the Battle of Bhima Koregaon and its significance

Jan 10, 2018
Recently, clashes took place between Dalits and Maratha communities in Bhima Koregaon of Maharashtra. Let's find out the reason behind the clashes between the Dalits and the Maratha community on the Koregaon Bhīma Battle which was fought 200 years ago on the battle.

Interesting facts about India Gate

Dec 27, 2017
India has been a land of architectural marvels because it has deep roots in its history, culture and religion. India Gate is one of the examples of Indian architectural marvel. It is the world's largest war memorial which was built in the 21st century. Here, we are giving some interesting facts about India Gate, which will enhance the general awareness of the readers on the architectural glory of India.

Interesting facts about Gateway of India

Dec 26, 2017
The Indian architecture is one of the enduring achievements of the Indian Civilization, which has evolved through centuries. Indian architectures bear the living glory of respective periods of the history. Here, we are giving interesting facts about Gateway of India, which is considered as one of the great historical monument built during the British rule.
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