Category: History

The Indus Valley Civilization – Home to Harappa, Mohenjo Daro, Lothal and Rupar

  The Indus valley civilization (also known as Harappan Civilization) was part of Bronze age (and beginning of Iron age too) and flourished between 3300–1300 BCE (BCE means Before Common Era and is same as BC/Before Christ) along the basin of Indus River. It is one of the biggest Ancient Civilizations known today. The Indus Valley […]

Indian Freedom Struggle (1857-1947)

After the revolt of 1857 was suppressed by British and the company rule ended, the Indian rule was directly undertaken by the British Queen Victoria through a proclamation on November 1, 1958. She assumed the title of empress, meaning unlimited powers in the Indian affairs. There were also significant changes done to the policies towards […]

History of Modern India

The history of modern India is marked by arrival of  Vasco da Gama in 1498. In 1498, Vasco da Gama successfully discovered a new sea route from Europe to India, which paved the way for direct Indo-European commerce. The Portuguese soon set up trading posts in Goa, Daman, Diu and Bombay. The next to arrive […]

History of Medieval India

  For a period that has come to be so strongly associated with the Islamic influence and rule in India, Medieval history of India went for almost three whole centuries under the so-called indigenous rulers, that included the Chalukyas, the Pallavas, the Pandyas, the Rashtrakutas, the Muslims rulers and finally the Mughal Empire. The most […]

Indian History – Ancient, Medieval, Modern & Freedom Struggle

Mohenjo daro Priest king

History of India dates back to the beginning of Human civilization as long as 75,000 years ago, or with earlier hominids including Homo erectus from about 500,000 years ago, so we will classify the Indian History in below categories: Ancient History Pre-Historic Stone Age(7000–3000 BC),  Bronze Age(3000–1300 BC)  &  Iron Age ((1700–26 BC)  |  Vedic Period The […]