From Swaraj to Complete Independence

From Swaraj to Complete Independence

History Notes From Swaraj to Complete Independence. List of Indian Independence Movement Leaders and their movements such as Gandhiji’s contribution to nationalist movement, Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms, Rowlatt Act, Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, Khilafat Movement, Non Cooperation Movement, Civil Disobedience Movement, Simon Commission, Meerut Conspiracy Case, Lahore Conspiracy Case, Gandhi-Irwin Pact, Government of India Act 1935, Lucknow Session, … Read more

From Social religious reform movements 19th century

Social and Religious Reform

Many Indians realized that the reform of social institutions and religious outlook of people was a necessary pre-condition for the growth of national unity. Through successive movements they carried forward the pioneering work started by few enlightened Indians. This was a difficult task as orthodox elements formed large and strong groups in the country. During … Read more

Modern India | Regional States

Modern India Regional States

Bengal Murshid Kuli Khan Murshid Quli khan was appointed as Bengal’s diwan by Aurangzeb as naib subedar and later as subedar in 1717 by Farukh Siyar.He was also granted the governorship of Orissa b.y the Emperor Farukh Siyar in 1719.The capital was shifted from Dacca to Murshidabad.He gradually assumed autonomy though he continued to pay … Read more

Peasant Struggles in India

Peasant Struggles in India

A large number of peasants, tribesmen, disinherited landlords and disbanded soldiers turned to part time or full time banditry in 18 century and 19 the century when they were deprived of their livelihood, evicted from their homelands or squeezed in their tribal territories. The thugee were the most colorful and numerous of Indian bandits, the … Read more

Anglo-Mysore Wars

Anglo-Mysore Wars

Mysore Wars Hyder Ali was defeated by Maratha Peshwa Madhav Rao in 1764 and forced to sign a treaty in 1765. He surrendered him a part of his territory and also agreed to pay rupees twenty eight lakhs per annum. The Nizam of Hyderabad did not act alone but preferred to act in league with … Read more

Modern India Question and Answer

Modern india Question Answer

Short Question and Answers Who led the Bardoli Satyagarha? Vithalbhai Patel When did Gandhiji started his Salt March? 12 March 1930 When did Civil Disobedience movement started? 6 April, 1930 Who was the hero of Vaikom Satyagraha? K Kelappan Under whose leadership, Koya tribals fought the colonial govt to protect their forest rights during 1922-24? … Read more

History of Modern India

Modern india

Modern india The process of British conquest of various parts of India extended over a period of nearly a century. The English suffered many diplomatic failures and some military but ultimately emerged victorious. A number of causes explain the victory of the British against their Indian adversaries. The British were superior in arms, military tactics … Read more

British Rule on Indian Social Reforms

British Rule Indian Social Reforms

Indian Social Reforms Many Indians realized that the reform of social institutions and religious outlook of people was a necessary pre-condition for the growth of national unity. Through successive movements they carried forward the pioneering work started by few enlightened Indians. This was a difficult task as orthodox elements formed large and strong groups in … Read more

Indian Society In Colonial Period

Indian Society In Colonial Period

There was stagnation in the social life. The social system of the Hindus was predominantly based on the caste system which had arisen in ancient times. In course of time it had undergone many changes but its hereditary and unequal basis had remained unchanged. The caste system was one of the most important causes of … Read more

Governor Generals and Viceroys in Colonial India

Governor Generals and Viceroys in Colonial India

Introduction The Governor – General of India was the head of the British administration in India. The office was created in 1773 with the title of Governor-General of the Presidency of Fort William. Complete authority over all of British India was granted in 1833 and the official became known as the Governor-General of India. Until … Read more