Later Vedic Period

 Later Vedic Period The period that followed Rig Vedic Age is known as Later Vedic Age.  This age witnessed the composition of three later Veda Samhitas namely, the Samveda Samhita, the Yajurveda Samhita, the Atharvaveda Samhita as well as Brahmanas and the Upanishads of all the four Vedas and later on the two … Read more

Educational Institutes Taxila, Nalanda And Vallabhi

 Educational institutes- Taxila, Nalanda and vallabhi Taxila university By some accounts, Taxila was considered to be one of the earliest (or the earliest) universities in the world. Others do not consider it a university in the modern sense, in that the teachers living there may not have had official membership of particular colleges, … Read more

Development Of Posts And Telegraph

 Development of Posts and Telegraph:-   Posts Britain’s involvement in the postal services of India began in the eighteenth century. Initially the service was administered by the East India Company who established post offices in Mumbai, Chennai and Calcutta (now Kolkata) between 1764 and 1766. East India Company and the British Post Office … Read more


 CHAPTER 3 – WOMEN IN INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT   ROLE OF WOMEN IN INDIAN NATINAL MOVEMENT The participation of women in National Movement legitimised the Indian National Congress. The British understood that the method of Satyagraha had a special appeal for women. The participation of women in the freedom movement also influenced the … Read more

Workers, Peasant And Tribal Movements In British India

 Workers, Peasant and Tribal Movements in British India Indigo Revolt (1859-60) The Indigo revolt of Bengal was directed against British planters who forced peasants to take advances and sign fraudulent contracts which forced the peasants to grow Indigo under terms which were the least profitable to them.  The revolt began in Govindpur village … Read more

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