History

Central Powers of World War 1

World War I was fought between two major alliances of countries: the Allied Powers and the Central Powers. The Central Powers began as an alliance between Germany and Austria-Hungary....

British Relations with Tibet

Tibet, though nominally under the suzerainty of china, was practically an independent theocracy under two great Lamas – the Dalai Lama of Lhasa and...

Establishment of Turkish Rule in North India

The onus of paving the way for the establishment of, if broadly assessed, the Muslim rule in India goes to Mahmud of Ghazni who...

Drain of Wealth – British Colonialism and Economic Impact

Meaning of Drain of Wealth The drain of wealth was typically “a phenomenon of colonial rule.” The person to draw pointed attention to this...

Important Wars and Battles

Battle of Salamis (480 BC): The Greek fleet defeated the Persians. Battle of Pharsalus (48 AD): Caesar defeated Pompey The Crusades (11th - 13th Centuries): Military expeditions of...

Chanakya

Chanakya (350-283 BCE) was an adviser and a prime minister to the first Maurya Emperor Chandragupta (c. 340-293 BCE), and architect of his rise...

The Delhi Sultanate (1206-1526)

Until the beginning of the 12th century, there was no mention of the kingdom with Delhi as the capital city. Moreover, Al-Biruni who came...

Timeline of Maurya Empire

The Maurya Empire (322 BCE - 185 BCE) was an Iron Age power in ancient India ruled by the Maurya Dynasty. With its origins...

Important Battles in the Indian History

Important Battles in the Indian History 1. 1st battle of Tarain--1191-- Prithviraj Chauhan defeated Mohammed Ghori2. 2nd battle of Tarain--1192--Mohammad Ghori defeated Prithviraj Chauhan3. 1st...

History of the Regional States in India

Throughout the history of India, there has been a continuous evolution and development of regionalism and regional states. In the development of regional states,...
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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...