Important Editorials on History
[History] 1947: Jammu & Kashmir becomes part of India
On October 26, 1947, Maharaja Hari Singh of Jammu and Kashmir signed the Instrument of Accession with India, thereby ending [...]
[History] Dharasana Satyagraha
The Salt March to dandi, concluding with the making of illegal salt by Gandhi on April 6, 1930, launched [...]
[History] The freedom fighter who coined ‘Jai Hind’ – Chempaka Raman Pillai
On the night of 22 September 1914, Madras city was winding up another hectic day. Since the disturbances of World [...]
[History] Indian History Timeline
Let us simplify the ‘Timeline of Indian History’. This is a journey of the history of one of the greatest [...]
[Culture] Six Indian School of Philosophy
Background:- Over centuries, India’s intellectual exploration of truth has come to be represented by six systems of philosophy. These are [...]
[HIstory] 1942-Issur Uprising
ISSUR, is a hamlet in the Western Ghats in Shikaripura taluk of Shivamogga district of Karnataka, was the first village [...]
[IR] “Graveyard of Empires”-Afghanistan
Afghanistan is a notoriously difficult country to govern. Empire after empire, nation after nation have failed to pacify what is [...]
[Culture] India gets its 39th World Heritage Site-Rudreswara/Ramappa Temple
Context In yet another landmark achievement, India’s nomination of Rudreswara Temple, (also known as the Ramappa Temple) at Palampet, Mulugu district, [...]
[History] 1806 Vellore Mutiny – Forerunner of 1857 Revolt
After the fall of Tipu Sultan (1799), the East India Company government restored the Mysore kingdom to the Wodeyar dynasty. [...]
[History] Revolution of 1857 – History from below.
THE Revolt of 1857 must be set in the larger context of what colonialism was doing to India and its [...]
[History]-Relevance of Ambedkar.
He was born Bhimrao on April 14, 1891, at Mhow in Central India in an austere and religious Mahar family [...]
[History] Russian revolution and Bhagat Singh.
Syllabus Connect :- General Studies -Paper I (The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts [...]
History-Tawang and Major Khating.
Recently, Chief Minister of Arunanchal laid the foundation stone for a memorial to be built in the remembrance of Major [...]
Economy-History of Indian Protectionism.
The Indian Fiscal Commission began its work in November 1921, and submitted its report the following year. Its chairman was [...]
Culture- Types of Temples in India !!!
A temple is just another building. It has all the structural elements of a building — floor, walls, pillars, windows, [...]
Culture-Wonders Of India: Ellora and Kailasanath !!!
The grandest temples built by almost every royal dynasty in India is in their capital city — Except the Rashtrakutas. [...]
History-Sangam Age, the Silapatikaram and the Society !!!
Silapatikaram is a pre-eminent Tamil kavya that gives a detailed account of life in South India some 1,800 to 2,000 years before present [...]