History

Significance of Individual Satyagraha in Indian freedom movement

Background:- Individual Satyagraha was direct result of August Offer. The Congress was in a confused state again after the August Offer. The radicals and leftists wanted to launch a mass Civil Disobedience Movement, but here Gandhi insisted on Individual Satyagraha. Individual Satyagraha:- The Individual Satyagraha was not to seek independence but to affirm the right of… Continue reading Significance of Individual Satyagraha in Indian freedom movement

History, Political

Nehru Report

Background:- When Simon commission was opposed by Indians, British challenged the Indian leaders to draft a constitution for India. Indians accepted this by forming a committee appointed with the task of drafting a constitution headed by Motilal Nehru. The draft constitution prepared by the committee was called the Nehru Committee Report or Nehru Report. Nehru report :-… Continue reading Nehru Report

History

The Simla Agreement

Background:- The 1971 India-Pakistan war and the Shimla Agreement of 1972 are some of the most important events of the 20th century history of the Indian subcontinent. The decisions taken/not taken at Shimla continue to affect the Indian subcontinent and even more importantly the rationale, mindsets and logic on display then continues to be part… Continue reading The Simla Agreement

History

Non Cooperation Movement

The various forms of protest utilized during Non Cooperation Movement to build pressure on the British? Background:- Non-Cooperation Movement was a significant phase of the Indian independence movement from british rule. It was led by Mahatma Gandhi after the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. It aimed to resist British rule in India through nonviolent means. Forms of protest:- The programme of non-cooperation included… Continue reading Non Cooperation Movement

History

ASHOKA THE GREAT (269-232BC)

Ashoka was son of Bindusara. He is considered among greatest ruler of all times. He was first ruler to maintain direct contact with his subjects. Ge Ge rd for nearly 40 years. Most of information about the life of Ashoka cane be had from 50 edicts he placed throughout India. Most important of these edicts is… Continue reading ASHOKA THE GREAT (269-232BC)