History

  • Swadeshi Movement, Background, Leaders, Significance, Outcome

    The Swadeshi movement, which placed a strong emphasis on self-sufficiency during the Indian independence movement, helped to shape Indian nationalism. As a unified reaction to Bengal's Partition, the Swadeshi movement began in 1905 and lasted until 1908. Among the pre-Gandhian...

    Published On May 14th, 2024
  • Champaran Satyagraha, History, Feature, Significance, Result

    The Champaran Satyagraha, led by Mahatma Gandhi in 1917, was a pivotal moment in India's struggle for independence. Initiated in the Champaran district of Bihar, the movement protested against the exploitative indigo plantation system imposed by British landlords. Gandhi's unique...

    Published On May 13th, 2024
  • Revolt of 1857 for Independence, Causes, Leaders and Consequences

    Revolt of 1857 The Revolt of 1857, also known as the Sepoy Mutiny or India's First War of Independence, was a major uprising against British rule in India. The 1857 uprising was widespread even if it failed. For the British...

    Published On May 4th, 2024
  • Rowlatt Act 1919, Meaning, Provisions, Rowlatt Satyagraha

    The Rowlatt Act, enacted by the British government in March 1919, tightened their control over the populace by granting them the authority to arrest individuals without trial. To protest this oppressive law, Gandhi and other leaders organized a Hartal (suspension...

    Published On April 13th, 2024
  • Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, Date, History, Causes, Effects

    The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, a dark chapter in India's colonial history, remains etched in the collective memory even after 105 years. On April 13, 1919, a large peaceful gathering formed at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar on Baisakhi to protest against...

    Published On April 13th, 2024
  • Civil Disobedience Movement, Causes, Impacts, Limitations

    A pivotal moment in the Indian Nationalist movement was the civil disobedience movement.  The Civil Disobedience Movement began with Mahatma Gandhi's well-known Dandi March. Gandhi set out on foot from the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on March 12, 1930, with...

    Published On April 9th, 2024
  • Vaikom Satyagraha Started 100 Years Ago, Background and Aftermath

    Context: This year commemorates the centenary of the Vaikom Satyagraha, a landmark event in the history of social reform movements in India that began on March 30, 1924. Vaikom Satyagraha The Vaikom Satyagraha, initiated on March 30, 1924, in the...

    Published On April 1st, 2024
  • Freedom Fighters of India List 1857-1947, Names, Contribution

    India has a rich history of freedom fighters who played significant roles in the country's struggle for independence from British colonial rule. Freedom Fighters of India have struggled and sacrificed their lives to free India from British rule. A big group of...

    Published On March 27th, 2024
  • Mughal Empire List (1526 -1857), Timeline Order with Years

    Mughal Emperors Between the middle of the 1500s and the beginning of the 1700s, the Mughal Empire ruled over almost the entire Indian subcontinent. It extended from the northern Afghanistan, Kashmir, and Indus River Basin boundaries in the north to...

    Published On March 24th, 2024
  • Quit India Movement 1942, Phases, Causes, Impact and Outcomes

    The Quit India Movement started on August 8, 1942, also known as the August Kranti Movement, calling for the end of British rule in India at the All India Congress Committee’s session in Bombay. It is an important topic of...

    Published On March 23rd, 2024