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Category Archives: History

March 5, 2019
The State of Telangana

Telangana is the 29th State of India, officially formed on 2nd June 2014 with Hyderabad as its historic permanent capital. Telangana Rashtra Samithi party secured a majority in the first elections in the state and Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao became the first chief minister of Telangana. History Erstwhile Andhra Pradesh (Existing from 1956-2014) consisted of three regions namely Coastal Andhra, Telangana, and Rayalaseema. Telangana was previously known as Hyderabad State. It came into existence as Telangana [...]Read More

March 3, 2019
Prisoners of War

In ancient times, at the end of a battle, the enemies of the losing side who were taken as prisoners were invariably slaughtered or even enslaved. However, things changed in the Modern Times in 1648, when the Treaty of Peace of Westphalia was signed, ending a 30-year war in Europe, which established that prisoners of war would be released without ransom at the end of the hostility. Since then we have come a long way [...]Read More

January 25, 2019
Facts of first Republic Day

Republic Day is one of the three National Festivals in India. It is celebrated to commemorate the day on which our constitution came into force. On this day, we gear up to watch the grandeur of Indian Armed Forces and military capabilities. Each year this festival is celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm. There is a sense of excitement and pride within Indians and they look forward to the upcoming Republic Day. In today’s time, [...]Read More

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

November 21, 2018
Places to Visit in December

Most Amazing and Beautiful Places to Visit in December December is the month to chill. It has the thrill of cold as well as the excitement of the approaching new year. And, yes, of course, the lingering party vibe in the air to end the year with a bang. So, sitting at home is not the best way to welcome this serene month. However, we do understand winter means different for different people. Some like [...]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

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