History of Medieval India

Medieval India

Medieval India The period from the 8th to 12th century in political life in India is particularly dominated by the presence of large number of states. The bigger ones tried to establish their supremacy in northern India and the Deccan. The main contenders in this struggle for supremacy were the Pratiharas, the Palas and the … Read more

Decline of Mughal Empire

Decline of Mughal Empire

Aurangzeb’s death in 1706 set off the rapid decline of the Mughal Empire. His successors were weak and increasingly became mere tools in the hands of the nobles. Taking advantage of this the Rajputs, Sikhs and the Afghans openly defied the authority of Mughal emperor. Even more disturbing was the fact that the assertion of … Read more

Mughal Empire

Mughal Empire

The Muhgals were the descendents of Mongols and Turks. Zahiruddin Muhmammad Babar the founder of Mughal Empire in India was related to Timur from his father’s side and to Changez Khan through his mother. The rule of Mughal starting from 1526 to 1857 has greatly contributed to the history of India. Mansabdari System in Mughal … Read more

Mughal Empire | Rulers

Mughal Empire | Rulers

The Muhgals were the descendents of Mongols and Turks. The rule of Mughal starting from 1526 to 1857 has greatly contributed to the history of India. Mughal’s Rajput policy vs Afghan policy Akbar and his successor’s were not in favour of ending Rajput ruling families. They aimed at converting them into subordinate allies. They opposed … Read more