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Category Archives: History

December 5, 2018

Trying to figure out where to take your family this weekend? Picnics can get a little too mainstream and dull after a while, we get it. So, if you are looking for the perfect way to plan a one-day excursion, we’ve got you covered! The Heritage Transport Museum is located a few miles ahead of Gurugram, off NH-8. Spanned across 90,000 square feet, it is a sight to behold. While the location might seem an [...]Read More

December 1, 2018
29 States, National Capital Territory of Delhi and 6 Union Territories of India

Nearly every history book we’ve been taught has a line loosely formed somewhat like this: “India is a vast land of diversity” or “India is a perfect example of ‘Unity in Diversity’”. Of course, growing up, we’ve always assumed that these lines are meant to talk about our vast treasures of culture, and just how beautifully different we all are- bound together in solidarity with the nation. That is the truth, yes, but there is [...]Read More

October 31, 2018
Vision of Sardar Patel

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Iron Man of India, also considered to be the architect of modern India, has been in news recently with the announcement by the finance minister that Rs. 200 crore in the budget has been set aside to erect a large statue of this great man in Gujarat. This is our Prime Minister Narendar Modi’s dream project, his tribute to Sardar Patel. This statue, “The Statue of Unity” will be on the [...]Read More

October 31, 2018
Sardar Patel

Narendra Modi recently commented that if Sardar Patel had become the first Prime Minister of India, then the fate of India would have been different. He said this while addressing the opening ceremony of Shri Sardar Vallabhbhai Smruti Smarak. Modi said that Sardar Patel was a liberal and secular leader respected for his different but very effective ideology. Sardar Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel, popularly known as Sardar Patel, was born on October 31, 1875, and raised in [...]Read More

October 2, 2018

The ‘Father of the Nation’, Mahatma Gandhi, born on 2nd October 1869, was an eminent leader of the pre-independence period. He is a much revered leader and is considered as the international symbol of non-violence and peace. He drew such immense admiration for his contributions worldwide that his date of birth is observed as the ‘International Day of Non-Violence’. A known figure of the Indian Nationalist Movement, Gandhi was the leading figure in almost all [...]Read More

October 2, 2018
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is a well-renowned name all around the world for his contribution in the Indian freedom movement.  Popularly known as the Father of the Nation, Gandhi is also called as “Mahatma Gandhi”. People in India fondly call him Bapu too. He had left such an impact over the Indians that he had been the subject of several documentaries, books, and movies. Cinema has tried really hard to portray the life of this historical [...]Read More

October 1, 2018

2nd October, 2018, marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi– or Bapu, as he’s often addressed. Till date, he remains one of India’s most celebrated political figures, despite it being more than 70 years since his demise. However, not everyone remembers Mahatma Gandhi as the much-loved “icon of the poor and the masses”. Gandhi, in his entire lifetime of 78 years, managed to get quite a bit of controversies to his name. Today, we [...]Read More

September 26, 2018

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “The charge had often been made that the Indian was slovenly in his habits and did not keep his house and surroundings clean. . . . But I had some bitter experiences. I saw that I could not so easily count on the help of the community in getting it to do its own duty, as I could in claiming for its rights. At some places, I met with insults, at [...]Read More

September 5, 2018
List Of Vice-Presidents Of India Till Now

हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए यहां क्लिक करें The Vice-President of India is the second topmost constitutional post in the Government of India after the President. As per the Article 65 of the Indian Constitution, the Vice-President carries out the functions of the President in case of removal, resignation, death or the inability of the President to fulfill his duties. The tenure of service of the Vice-President is five years, but an extension of this [...]Read More

July 26, 2018
19th Kargil Vijay Diwas

Kargil Vijay Diwas is the day when the nation pays homage to all the Indian soldiers and civilians who served and fought for their motherland. On 26th July 1999, Indian Army successfully completed the ‘Operation Vijay’. In 1998-99, Pakistan army personnel were infiltrating Indian borders to cause disruption in Kashmir and severe ties between the Kashmir and Ladakh region, disguised as mujahideens. ‘Operation Badr’ was the operation code used by the Pakistani army intruders. On [...]Read More

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