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India’s History and Culture is dynamic, spanning back to the beginning of human civilization.Indian History begins with the birth of Indus Valley Civilization and the arrival of Aryans.

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Introduction To Indian History, A Breif Overview With Chronology Of Events

priyansha_thapa  
16 Feb 2020   

India's History and Culture is dynamic, spanning back to the beginning of human civilization.Indian History begins with the birth of Indus Valley Ci...

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Ancient Indian History, Chronology, And Different Civilisations

priyansha_thapa  
16 Feb 2020   

Indian ancient history - from Indus Valley Civilization (3300-1900 BC) to the first Muslim attack by Muhammad Bin Qasim (712-715 AD).The end of th...

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Medieval Indian History: Brief Overview

priyansha_thapa  
26 Apr 2020   

Medieval India is the phase of the Indian subcontinent between Ancient period and Modern period. This phase is related to the time p...

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Delhi Sultanate - Indian Medieval history (1206 -1526 CE)

priyansha_thapa  
27 May 2020   

The Delhi Sultanate was an Islamic empire based in Delhi that stretched over large parts of the Indian subcontinent for 320 years. Qutb al-Din A...

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Delhi Sultanate - Indian Medieval history (1206 -1526 CE)

priyansha_thapa  
27 May 2020   

The Delhi Sultanate was an Islamic empire based in Delhi that stretched over large parts of the Indian subcontinent for 320 years. Qutb al-Din A...

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How did British rule affect the Indian Villages and what are the changes introduced by them in India ?

pooja agnihotri  
1 Dec 2021   

Once the British gained power, they introduced many changes in the Economic, Political, and Social spheres. We have seen that India in the 1750s saw...

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What were the new towns like - Colonial Records and Urban History ?

pooja agnihotri  
1 Dec 2021   

By the 18th century Madras, Calcutta and Bombay had become important ports.The English East India Company built its factories (i.e., mercantile office...

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Peasant Movements and Uprisings after 1857. How Indigo Revolt Succeeded?

pooja agnihotri  
1 Dec 2021   

The most militant and widespread of the peasant movements was the Indigo Revolt of 1859-60.     ...

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What were the problems which affected labour movements post independence?

pooja agnihotri  
1 Dec 2021   

India’s decisive shift towards market-led growth post-1991 has raised a lot of questions about the role of labour unions. Often, they are seen as an i...

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How was the Period of left - wing trade unionism?

pooja agnihotri  
1 Dec 2021   

This era was marked by increasing militancy and a revolutionary approach. It also saw multiple split-ups in the movement. Leaders like N.M Joshi and V...

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What were the differences among the major land revenue systems in British India ie Zamindari, Ryotwari and Mahalwari?

pooja agnihotri  
1 Dec 2021   

    Tax from the land was a major source of revenue for the kings and emperors from ancient times.     ...

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How was India in 1750 ? How Mughal Empire Declined and Successor States emerged ?

pooja agnihotri  
1 Dec 2021   

The Mughal rulers who came to power after the death of Aurangzeb (1707), are known as the later Mughals.Later Mughals were weak and couldn’t hold the ...

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How the trade led to battles ?

pooja agnihotri  
1 Dec 2021   

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Civil rebellions and tribal uprisings . What led to ruin of Indian Handicraft industries ?

pooja agnihotri  
1 Dec 2021   

    The civil rebellions began as British rule was established in Bengal and Bihar, and they occurred in area after area as it was incorpora...

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Popular Uprisings and Revolts against the British. Why did Sepoys Revolt?

pooja agnihotri  
1 Dec 2021   

    The British as part of their policy to control Indian territories introduced many changes – which influenced the Indian society, polity, and eco...

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Indus Valley Civilization / Harappan Civilization : Ancient India

priyansha_thapa  
16 Feb 2020   

The Civilization was first identified in 1921 at Harappa in the Punjab region (present-day Pakistan) and then in 1922 at Mohenjo-Daro near the Indus...

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BUDDHISM : The Religion Of Enlightenment, History And Important Concepts

priyansha_thapa  
4 Mar 2020   

 According to Gautama Buddha, the person after following the Eight-Fold Paths leads to liberation from samsara, the painful cycle of rebirth.The Bud...

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The Vedic Era / Vedic Period : Ancient India

priyansha_thapa  
16 Feb 2020   

The Vedic period existed between 500- 1500 BC. It gets its name from the Vedas. the Vedic society was patriarchal and patrilineal.it was the time ...

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Kingdoms of the Deccan or Dakshinapatha regions ( Southern India )

priyansha_thapa  
14 May 2020   

Deccan or the Dakshinapatha regions are the part of  Southern India.  The Deccan part witnesses the rise of the Chalukyas and the  Rashtrakutas duri...

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The Mauryan Dynasty And Civilisation : Quick Facts

priyansha_thapa  
18 Feb 2020   

The Mauryan Empire started from Magadha was founded by Chandragupta Maurya between 322 and 185 BC. Chandragupta Maurya raised an army, with th...

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Rashtrakutas - Founder, Rulers, and Expansion

priyansha_thapa  
19 May 2020   

 Rashtrakuta was a royal dynasty ruling large parts of the Indian subcontinent between the sixth and 10th centuries. The earliest known Rashtrakuta ...

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Tughluq Dynasty (1320 Ce - 1413 Ce)

priyansha_thapa  
2 Jun 2020   

The Tughluq dynasty also referred to as Tughluq or Tughluq dynasty, was a Muslim dynasty of Turko-Indian origin which ruled over the Delhi sultana...

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Jainism : One Among Top Religions, History And Its Emergence

priyansha_thapa  
8 Mar 2020   

Jainism, traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is an ancient Indian religion. The five Mahavrata (important principles) of Jainism are Ahimsa, Satya, ...

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Gupta Empire : The Golden Age Of India

priyansha_thapa  
28 Feb 2020   

After the fall of the Mauryan Empire, the Kushans and the Satavahanas had held power. Gupta Empire replaced the Kushans in the North and gave ...

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North Indian Kingdoms: Indian Medieval History

priyansha_thapa  
26 Apr 2020   

All these kingdoms fought with each other and tried to gain control over northern India, however, none of them succeeded for any length of time....

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Jainism : One Among Top Religions, History And Its Emergence

priyansha_thapa  
8 Mar 2020   

Jainism, traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is an ancient Indian religion. The five Mahavrata (important principles) of Jainism are Ahimsa, Satya, ...

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Chola Dynasty : Brief Overview On Rulers, Literature, Trade and architecture (southern India)

priyansha_thapa  
15 Mar 2020   

Chola dynasty was a Tamil dynasty of Southern India, one of the longest-ruling dynasties in world history. The early periods of the Chola rule saw t...

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King Harsha: Ruler Of North India (Vardhana Dynasty), Ancient Indian History

priyansha_thapa  
29 Mar 2020   

The most important battle fought by Harshavardhan was against Chalukyanruler Pulakeshin II with the ambition to extend his empire beyondThe Narmad...

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The Sangam Age : Sangam Literature And Books

priyansha_thapa  
14 Apr 2020   

Sangam literature also referred to as Cankam literature connotes the ancient Tamil literature and is the earliest known literature of South In...

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Indian Medieval History: Rajput Dynasties (between 7th To 12th Century)

priyansha_thapa  
29 Apr 2020   

The period was from 647 AD to 1200 AD.From the death of Harsha to the 12th century, the destiny of India was mostly in the hands of various Rajput d...

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Rashtrakutas - Administration, religion, literature, art, and decline

priyansha_thapa  
20 May 2020   

Inscriptions and other literary records indicate the Rashtrakutas selected the crown prince based on heredity. Abilities were considered more import...

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The Arab and turkish Invasion in India

priyansha_thapa  
20 May 2020   

 Arabs captured Sindh in 712 AD.The Arab conquest of Sindh was led by Muhammad bin Qasim.In 1000 A.D. Mahmud of Ghazni invaded India. Mahmud of ...

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Delhi Sultanate - The Slave Dynasty (Mamluks)

priyansha_thapa  
27 May 2020   

Mamluks  were the earliest rulers of the Delhi  Sultanate. They are also known as the Slave Kings because many of them were either slave or were the...

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Khilji Dynasty Rulers, Timeline and decline

priyansha_thapa  
29 May 2020   

The Khalji or Khilji dynasty was a Muslim dynasty that ruled large parts of the Indian subcontinent between 1290 and 1320.It was founded by Jalal ...

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Sayyid Dynasty (1414 - 1451 cE)

priyansha_thapa  
4 Jun 2020   

The Sayyid dynasty was the fourth dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate, with four rulers ruling from 1414 to 1451.Founded by Khizr Khan, a former go...

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Lodhi Dynasty (1451 Ce - 1526 Ce) and The battle of Panipat.

priyansha_thapa  
8 Jun 2020   

The Lodhi dynasty was the last dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate. battle of panipat was happend in this period and becomes the reason for the fall of thi...

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Vijayanagara Empire: South India (1336 - 1646 ce)

priyansha_thapa  
12 Jun 2020   

Vijaynagara empire was established in 1336 by the brothers of the Sangama Dynasty. The Empire is named after its capital city of Vijayanagara. Ove...

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Bahmani Kingdom (south India 1347 - 1518 CE)

priyansha_thapa  
23 Jun 2020   

Bahmani Kingdom was the first independent Muslim kingdom in south India. It was a Persianate Muslim kingdom in south India. Later , the kingdom ...

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Sufi and Bhakti movement in Medieval India

priyansha_thapa  
26 Jun 2020   

Using devotion to achieve salvation was a key component of Bhakti movement which was started as a religious reformation in the medieval India. The...

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Why Pataliputra (now Patna) was so important in Indian History?

priyansha_thapa  
2 Aug 2020   

The location of Pataliputra was a strategic one and that is why it was the capital of so many empires in history. It is located right in the center of...

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DESCRIBE THE INDIAN HISTORY iN SHORT NOTES?

darshan  
5 Jul 2021   

Indian History begins with the birth of the Indus valley civilization and the coming of the Aryans. t...

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Q.1 The First English Newspaper In India Was

  • Hickey's Bengal Gazette
  • The Calcutta Gazette
  • The Bengal Journal
  • The Bombay Herald


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Q.1 Who is known as the Light of Asia?

  • Bindusara
  • Gautama Buddha
  • Ashoka
  • Samudragupta


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Q.1 The Eighth-century Tripartite Power Struggle Was Among Which Of The Following?

  • 1.Cholas, Rastrakutas and Yadavas
  • 2.Chalukyas, Pallavas and Pandyas
  • 3. Cholas, Pandyas and Chalukyas
  • 4.Cholas, Pandyas and Chalukyas


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Q.1 Mirza Ghalib was a contemporary of which among the following Mughal Emperors?

  • 1.Alamgir II
  • 2.Muhammad Shah
  • 3. Bahadur Shah Zafar
  • 4.Farrukhsiyar


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Q.1 Which among the following rulers of the Chola Empire conquered the Maldives during his regime?

  • [A] Raja Raja Chola I
  • [B] Rajendra Chola
  • [C] Kulothunga Chola I
  • [D] Vikrama Chola


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Q.1 Which among the following Mughal Emperor was also known as Roshan Akhtar?

  • [A] Ahmed Shah
  • [B] Muhammad Shah
  • [C] Jahandar Shah
  • [D] Shah Alam


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Q.1 Which of the following ladies wrote a historical account during the Mughal period?

  • [A] Gulbadan Begum
  • [B] Noorjahan Begum
  • [C] Jahanara Begum
  • [D] Zebun-nissah Begum


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Q.1 Which among the following was the work of Sultan Feroz Shah Tughlaq?

  • [A] Fautuhat-i-Ferozshahi
  • [B] Fatawa-i-Jahandari
  • [C] Tarikh-i-Ferozshahi
  • [D] Tughlaqnama


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Q.1 Krishna I, a king of Rashtrakuta dynasty is related to which of the following ?

  • Ajanata Caves
  • Shiva Temples of Ellora
  • Khajuraho Temples
  • Ellora caves


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Q.1 In which year Akbar built the Buland Darwaja?

  • [A] 1590
  • [B] 1600
  • [C] 1601
  • [D] 1605


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Q.1  Which sultan of Delhi was a contemporary of the Mongol leader Genghis Khan?

  • Iltutmish
  • Balban
  • Razia Sultan
  • Alauddin Khilji


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Q.1  Who introduced Turkan-e-Chahalgani?

  • Iltutmish
  • Alauddin Khilji
  • Kaiqubad
  • Balban


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Q.1 Who is the first Tirthankara of Jainism?

  • Anantnath
  • Rishabhdev
  • Malinath
  • Mahavira


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