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Development of Mughal Painting

Although prior to the advent of the Turks painting in general was flourishing well, it practically vanished during Delhi Sultanate, however during the period...

Indian Renaissance – The Socio-Cultural Awakening

Social and cultural awakenings in India was a result of Indian renaissance that was inspired by the Western concept of reason, equality and liberty....

The Vedic Age

The Vedic Period or the Vedic Age refers to that time period when the Vedic Sanskrit texts were composed in India. The society that...

(Urban) Local Self-Government

The Chief Local Government Institutions, that establish a mechanism of local self government in the urban areas (towns, cities and metropolises), include Nagar Panchayats,...

Civil Disobedience Movement

The sudden withdrawal of the non-cooperation movement demoralized the Congress leaders and workers and led to a decline in political activities. But the appointment...

Revolt of 1857 – Its Impact and Cause of Failure

Causes for the failure of 1857 Revolt : By July 1858, the revolt was completely suppressed. Following factors may be the reason for the failure of...

The Sangam Age : Early History of South India

The Megalithic cultures, dated between 1200BC-300BC, of early history of South India was followed by the Sangam Age. Megalithic people followed agro-pastoral activities for...

Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics for much of the 20th century. He emerged...

Mangal Pandey

Mangal Pandey, whose name is often preceded by Shaheed meaning a martyr in Hindi, was an Indian soldier during the pre-independence era. A member...

Swami Dayanand Saraswati and the Arya Samaj

The Arya Samaj was founded by Swami Dayanand Saraswati at Bombay in 1875. Born in Kathiawar in Gujarat, Swami Dayanand Saraswati (1824-83) was a...

Communism

Communism is a socio-economic system structured upon common ownership of the means of production and characterized by the absence of social classes, money, and the state; as well as a...

Cabinet Mission 1946

The British Cabinet Mission of 1946 to India aimed to discuss and plan for the transfer of power from the British Government to Indian leadership, providing India with independence. Formulated at...
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Art and Literature of Middle Ages

Art during the Middle Ages was different based on...

Literature of Ancient India: Sanskrit Drama

The origin of Sanskrit drama is in obscurity; there...

The Bhakti Movement of the Medieval Age

The Bhakti Movement, one of the most remarkable features...

Saivism: Origin, Principles and Kinds

The origin of Saivism may be traced to, as...

Sikhism – An Introduction to Sikh Religion

Sikhism had its origin in the teachings of Guru...