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Article 370- A Blessing In Disguise

INDEPENDENCE OF KASHMIR AND ADOPTION OF ARTICLE 370 When British sovereignty lapsed, Maharaja Hari Singh of Kashmir (J&K) executed a standstill agreement with Pakistan, as he had not decided to accede Kashmir to India or Pakistan. But during this standstill, Pakistan army raiders began advancing on Kashmir, and to retaliate this attack in October 1947, Maharaja […]

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Roads to the Past

Indian cities tend to look back on their past more selectively. Beyond the major monuments there is little effort to remember the past; the more common memories of recent history are frequently erased. A part of this erasure can be attributed to economic pressures. The cost of maintaining old buildings can be quite high. And […]

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Historical Background : Babri Masjid Issue

The Babri mosque dates back nearly 500 years when it was built in Ayodhya by Mir Baqi, a commander of the first Mughal emperor Babur, in 1528. Hence the mosque’s name, Babri Masjid. Ram Janmabhoomi i.e.Rama’s birthplace is the name given to the site that is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Rama, the […]

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Ancient Indian History [Mind Maps For Quick Revision]

You can buy the pdf of ANCIENT INDIAN HISTORY MIND MAPS with following contents given at just RS 50   (Paytm) Click Here to Buy Mind Maps – Ancient History  |  Geography 2021(Updated) at Rs 50 –Know More before buying Solving Geography MCQs Through Mapping 2020 Sample [Free]  TABLE OF CONTENTS – Ancient History Table of ContentsArab […]

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Lord Dalhousie and His Reforms to Modernise India

Lord Dalhousie functioned as the Governor-General of India from 1848-1856. His eight years rules are full of important events in every sphere. Lord Dalhousie had introduced several reforms touching almost every department. Unfortunately after one year of the departure of Dalhousie from India, the revolt of 1857 broke out. Some of the Social reforms of Dalhousie […]

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Read Full Epic Tale ‘Abhijñānaśākuntalam’ in English

This is a well-known story in India, occurring earlier in the Mahabharata, but immortalized by India’s most famous classical poet, Kalidasa.  In passing I wish to make the point that stories in India are always re-told, which makes no one version of them authoritative.  This story has also been retold many times—there are even studies […]

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Short Stories

A Painful Hate Story : PADMAVATI

Read the real story of controversial film PADMAVATI directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali- In 13th century , The Sultanate of Delhi – A kingdom set up by the Invaders was nevertheless growing in power. They made repeated attack on Mewar(or Mewāḍ )is a region of south-central Rajasthan state in western India.The region was for centuries a Rajput kingdom) […]

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An Enlightened Person

Relationships, such as father, mother, son or relative in the home atmosphere, or master, servant or colleague in the workplace, form the basis of an individual’s experience. But just as a dream sequence is lost on waking, these are cut off when one gains Gyan (Enlightenment) . “Who is the wife? Who is the son?” […]