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Anushilan Samiti, Background, Founder, Members & Revolutionary Activities

Anushilan Samiti A group called Anushilan Samiti advocated using revolutionary violence to overthrow the British Empire in India during the first three decades of the 20th century. It had two branches: the Jugantar Group in Kolkata and the Dhaka Anushilan Samiti in Dhaka. The Samiti was influenced by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee’s “Anandmath,” as well as …

List of Viceroy of India from 1856 to 1947, History, Tenure & Events

Viceroy of India List of Viceroy of India: The governor-general of India, formerly known as the viceroy of India, served as the monarch of the United Kingdom’s representative, and upon Indian Independence in 1947, the viceroy took on the role of the head of state of India. A Viceroy refers to a delegate of a …

Chauri Chaura Incident, Date, Causes, Effects, Impacts

Chauri Chaura Incident Chauri Chaura Incident is a district in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh state. Following a violent encounter between British Indian police and political activists, the Chauri Chaura incidents happened during the fight for Indian independence. Gandhiji started the Non Cooperation Movement against the government on August 1st, 1920. It involves “refusing to aid …

Socio-Religious Reform Movements History, Hindu, Muslims, Aspects and Impact

Socio-Religious Reform Movement All Indian communities saw social and religious reform movements. They battled prejudice, superstition, and the influence of the clerical elite. They advocated against sati, child marriage, the purdah system, castes, untouchability, socioeconomic inequality, and illiteracy. Some of these reformers received sponsorship from British authorities, either directly or indirectly, and some of the …

Judicial System in British India, History, Reforms and Evolution

Judicial System in British India A common law system based on documented court precedents was first established by the East India Company in Madras, Bombay, and Calcutta in the year 1726. The Mughal legal system was replaced when the Company transitioned from a commercial company to a governing force, adding new components. This post will …

Poona Pact History, Provision, Significance, Impact & Limitations

Poona Pact Poona Pact was signed by Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar and Mahatma Gandhi on September 24, 1932, in the Yerwada Central Jail in Pune. The administration emphasizes the agreement as a modification to the Communal Award. The pact is a result of the fusion of two diametrically opposed ideas (Gandhi’s Social Approach and Ambedkar’s Political …

Laws on Acid Attacks in India

Government of India must make strict “Laws on Acid Attacks in India” and create more awareness in society regarding Acid, and parents must teach their children about the importance of their boundaries and consents. Section 326B of IPC defines an acid as “any substance which has acidic or corrosive character or burning nature that is …

MPPSC Syllabus 2024, Check Prelims and Mains Exam Pattern

MPPSC Syllabus 2024 is an essential resource for the aspirant which offers a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered in the MPPSC Prelims and Mains exams. By thoroughly studying the MPPSC Syllabus, aspirants can effectively prepare for the MPPSC Exam 2024. In this article, we discussed the Syllabus 2024 for the Prelims and Mains Exam …

Daily Current Affairs for UPSC – 17 May 2023

Daily Current Affairs for UPSC 2023 Q) Recently seen in news, the ‘Donanemab’ drug is used in the treatment of which one of the following disease? Tuberculosis Alzheimer Ebola virus Parkinson’s disease Daily Current Affairs for UPSC – 16 May April 2023 Explanation: Option (2) is correct: Recently, Donanemab drug was found to slow down …