Women in Ancient India

Women in Ancient India

There are terracottafiguresdiscovered from thesites of Indus valley civilization that suggests that women had a respectable position in that society. These female figurines depict the history of this era through their adornment and overall representation. The way the figurines are adorned suggests that women enjoyed elevated status.Some of the figurines did not represent a single … Read more

Ancient India Architechture

Introduction to Architechture in Ancient India The earliest architecture that anyone knows about from India dates to 3300 BC-1300BC in Indus Valley Civilization and more particularly from 2500 BC, in the Harappan period in northern India (modern Pakistan). The Harappans built big cities, with walls around them and public baths and warehouses and paved streets. … Read more

Important People of Ancient India

Ancient Peoples of India In present India, the ancient people are those that continued without much mixing with outsiders. They are the tribes of India which remained almost genetically untouched. Some of the ancient tribes of India are Bagri, Banjara, Ahir, Asur, Bodo, Hmar, Bhutia, Andamanese tribes, Khasi, Bhil, Gaddi, Dhodia, Angami, Chakmas, Oran, Chenchu, … Read more

Ancient India Art

Ancient India Art

The visual Art of India starting from 3rd millennium BC can be classified into specific periods. This classification could be based on religious, political and cultural developments in India during different historical period of ancient India. Arts in the Indus Valley Civilization There is ample evidence of Arts from various sculptures, seals, pottery, gold jewellery, … Read more

Ancient Indian Agriculture

manuring

The excavation of the Mehrgarh period sites that is around 8000-6000 BC throws some startling facts about Indian agriculture that began as early as 9000 BC. The domestication of plants and animals are reported in the subcontinent by 9000 BC. Wheat, barley and jujube were among crops, sheep and goats were among animals that were … Read more

History of Ancient India

Human Civilization

Introduction to Indian History India drives its name from the Indus River where as ‘Bharat’ mentioned in the Indian constitution owes its origin to the ancient mythological emperor, Bharata who conquered the whole sub-continent and the land was, known as Bharatavarsha (`the sub-continent of Bharata’). Human Civilization in Ancient India India is one of the … Read more

Ancient India Time Line

Ancient India Timeline

The time line of ancient India dates back to 5000 BC. The artefacts found dating back such period suggests human habitation in India even before that timeline. Mehrgarh one of the most important Neolithic sites on the “Kachi plain” in Balochistan, Pakistan gives evidences of human settlement around 4300 BC. The Indus Valley Civilization flourished … Read more

Achievements of Ancient Indians

Ancient India

The list of achievements in ancient India is very long. It is difficult to put all of them together in one place. Here are some of the accredited achievements of ancient India as well as ancient Indian inventions for a glance reading. Ancient Indian Achievements – Indus Valley Civilization While the rest of the world … Read more

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

Non Aligned Movement

Non Aligned Movement

The Non – Aligned Movement is a movement represented by 115 members belonging to the developing countries. The movement has its origin in the Asia – Africa conference held in Bandung, Indonesia in 1955. The meeting was convened upon the invitation of the Prime Ministers of Burma, SriLanka, India, Indonesia and Pakistan and brought together … Read more