Category Archives: History

Rama Navami

Introduction Rama Navami falls on the ninth day of the Hindu lunar calendar in the month of Chaitra (April according to Gregorian calendar) Thus, it is named as Chaitra Masa Suklapaksha Navami. This festival is a part of Navratri Spring festival. On this day Lord Rama, the son of King Dashratha of Ayodhya was born. Significance Lord Rama is the seventh incarnation of Vishnu. Rama Navami holds a great importance for the devotees of the [...]


How many times do you think of exploring the rich heritage and culture of India but are unable to do so? This time give yourself a chance to explore the heritage and culture of our country through a walk. What is the fest “India Heritage Walk Fest” all about? A pan-India event named “India Heritage Walk Fest” has been organised by a joint venture of 2 private organisations throughout the month of February. It is [...]

Republic Day 2018 Speech Tips

Looking to write a terrific Republic Day speech this 26th January? Republic day is one of the three national festivals of India. The Government of India celebrates this festival with full fervor. Motivational Speeches are given at various institutions on this day. Before writing or delivering a speech on this topic one should be aware of the importance of this day. A person should know details of the struggle and history of this festival so [...]

Role of Subhash Chandra Bose in Indian Freedom Struggle

As far as the history of India’s independence struggle against the British is concerned Subhash Chandra Bose remains a key figure. A go-getter right from the start, Bose decided to chart his own path towards India’s independence in spite of knowing how hard it was going to be. The start Bose, also known affectionately as Netaji, became part of the Indian struggle for independence when he joined the Civil Disobedience Movement that was being led [...]

Rani Padmavati

Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus Padmavati starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor, and Ranveer Kapooor is all set to hit the screens on 1 December, 2017. The INR 200 crore film has run into much controversy and is drawing sharp criticism from various groups. In fact, a group of protestors even resorted to violence against the director and destroyed the sets during the film’s production. Joining the bandwagon of protestors are the royals of the [...]

September 16, 2017
gandhi irwin pact

Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed on March 5, 1931, between Mahatma Gandhi and Lord Irwin, who was at the time the Viceroy of India. It was a political agreement that was signed before the second Round Table Conference. Background of the Gandhi-Irwin Pact? Between March and April 1930, Mahatma Gandhi had initiated the Salt Satyagrah or the salt march to produce salt from the sea water in the coastal village of Dandi. The march was the [...]

Quit India Movement

Quit India Movement (Bharat Chhodo Andolan), the watershed movement that has been one of the most vehement appeals in the history of India against the British Raj. This Movement helped India gain independence from the colonial rule of the British in the long-run. Also known as the India August Movement (August Kranti), the civil disobedience movement, demanding an immediate end to the British Rule, was launched on August 8, 1942 at the Bombay session of [...]

kulbhushan Jadhav

On Monday April 10, 2017, Pakistan announced that Kulbhushan Jadhav, an Indian arrested in March 2016, was sentenced to death by a military court, based on allegations of espionage and promoting separatist elements in Balochistan. India denies that Jadhav is an India spy and protested strongly against the sentence. Indians have strongly rallied behind Jadhav and social media sites are full of angry protests. Here’s all you need to know about Kulbhushan Jadhav. Who is [...]

Do You Think That India Should Give Up Kashmir?

Since 1947 Pakistan has been obsessed with getting Kashmir, the entire region, to be part of Pakistan and it is now time for India to offer it to them on a platter. This is the only way there will be peace and tranquility in Kashmir, and Pakistan will finally be able to achieve Islamic utopia that Jinnah so ambitiously envisioned. After all, Pakistan was meant to be a land of Islamic brotherhood and peace, where [...]

India’s Role in World War II

Few Indians today would be aware that India contributed 2.5 million volunteer soldiers to fight for the Allies during World War II (WWII), and 1.5 million soldiers during World War I (WWI). These extremely brave soldiers came from very humble and poor backgrounds but they fought ferociously on land, at sea, and in the air. In both the wars, the British Indian Army raised the world’s largest volunteer force, a feat not known by the [...]