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History of Mysore State

Nov 9, 2018
After the decline of Vijayanagar Empire, Mysore became independent state under the Hindu Wodeyar Dynasty in AD 1565. In 1761, Hyder Ali overthrew the regaining dynasty in Mysore and established his own control over that state that was succeeded by Tipu Sultan in 1782.

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List of famous slogans of Pre and post independent India

Sep 14, 2018
India has come a long way and words of our leaders have always guided us towards a better future. In this article, we are giving the list Famous slogans given by freedom fighter during Indian National Movement and Post- Independence, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Famine Commissions during British Rule in India

Aug 28, 2018
Famine had been perennial feature of Indian sub-continent during British Raj. The agrarian system as evolved from the British had a built-in system of destruction of agriculture. In this article, we are giving a brief summary on the famine commission which was formed during British India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Timeline of the History of Portugal as a Trader

Aug 28, 2018
The Portuguese were the first European who discovered the sea-route to India. They encounter with the Indian Sub-continent after Vasco da Gama reached Calicut on Malabar Coast in 1498 AD. He was received by the local ruler Zamorin and given him special order to establish direct trade links with Portugal. In this article, we are giving a timeline of the History of Portugal as a Trader which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Do you know the difference between Simon Commission Report and Nehru Report

Aug 24, 2018
Simon Commission was constituted to look into the functioning of the constitutional system in India and suggest changes. Whereas Nehru Report was a strong response given by the leadership of the Indian National Congress to challenge the inability of the Government of the British Government to make a constitution unfit. In this article we are giving the difference between Simon Commission Report and Nehru Report which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

10 Lesser known facts about Bhagat SIngh

Aug 14, 2018
Bhagat Singh was born on 28 September, 1907 and at the young age he was hanged. He was a great and brave freedom fighter who fought for the country. Popularly known as Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagt Singh. In this article we are presenting some unknown facts about Bhagat Singh and his revolutionary life which not only inspires but also influence others.

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.

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.

What were the reasons behind Indo-Pakistan War and its effects?

Aug 13, 2018
Pakistan was created out of India in 1947 when both the countries became Independent from Great Britain. India-Pakistan Wars, name given to the series of conflicts between India and Pakistan. The most violent outbreaks came in 1947-48, 1965, 1971 and 1999. Reasons of conflicts are border dispute, Kashmir problem, Water dispute and terror controversy.

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.

10 Important Facts about Kakori Train Conspiracy

Aug 10, 2018
We celebrate our Independence Day on 15th August. It is worth knowing that this day of celebration is not achieved in one day, but a long process of struggle and Kakori Train Conspiracy is one of the important events of the freedom struggle. Here, we are giving 10 important facts about Kakori train Conspiracy.

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.

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.

List of Legislation of British Government to stop Revolutionaries Activities in India

Jul 4, 2018
The basis of the colonial character of British rule and its destructive impact on the lives of the Indian people led to the rise and development of a powerful anti-imperialist movement in India. In this article, we are given the list of Legislation of British to stop Revolutionaries Activities in India, which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Police Intelligence Reforms and Introduction of CID during British India

Jun 25, 2018
The nature of the state under the Mughals and other native states during pre-colonial period was autocratic and there were separate or formal police system. However, there have been watch-guards since time immemorial protecting villages at night. In this article, we are giving a brief summary on the chronological developments in the police system, Police Intelligence Reforms and introduction of CID under the British in India.

List of Famous Revolutionaries leaders of India’s Freedom Movement

Jun 11, 2018
The Revolutionaries movements of the Indian Freedom Movement are comprises of the actions of the underground revolutionary factions. The groups of revolutionaries’ movements were mainly concentrated in Bengal, Maharashtra, Bihar, the United Provinces and Punjab. In this article, we are given the name of revolutionaries’ leaders and their famous activities which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Ram Mohan Roy| Brahmo Samaj: Significance & Objectives

May 22, 2018
Raja Ram Mohan Roy is regarded as "Father of Modern India" who founded the first religious reform organisation i.e. Brahmo Samaj in 1828.The two most prominent leader of the Brahmo Samaj were Debendranath Tagore and Keshab Chandra Sen.

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Causes & its Impact

Apr 10, 2018
On 13th April, 1919 people gathered at Jallianwala Bagh (Amritsar) to protest against the arrest of the two nationalist leaders, Satya Pal and Dr Saifuddin Kitchlew. Suddenly, a British military officer, General Dyer, without even giving a warning to the people he ordered his troops to fire at the unarmed crowd for ten minutes till their ammunition was exhausted.

Summary of Indian National Movement

Mar 20, 2018
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.
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