Understand the history of British expansion in modern India. How did the British who came to India for trade become the rulers of territories? There had been trading relations between India and the west from ancient times itself (land route). However, in 1453, the Ottoman Turks captured … [Read more...] about The British Expansion in India – East India Company, Presidencies, Governor-generals, and Battles
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India in 1750 – Decline of the Mughal Empire, Rule of Later Mughals, and Emergence of Successor States
India in the 1750s saw the decline of the Mughal Empire and the emergence of Successor States. Until 1707, almost the whole of India was under the direct control of the Mughals. The Mughal rulers who came to power after the death of Aurangzeb (1707), are known as the later Mughals. Later … [Read more...] about India in 1750 – Decline of the Mughal Empire, Rule of Later Mughals, and Emergence of Successor States
How to Study Modern Indian History for UPSC?
How to learn Modern Indian History in less than 30 days for the UPSC Exam? Indian History is a vast topic that can be broadly divided into three - (1) Ancient India (2) Medieval India (3) Modern India. Each of these three sub-topics is also extensive in nature and generally require years of … [Read more...] about How to Study Modern Indian History for UPSC?
Interest Coverage Ratio – Explained with Example
What is the importance of the term “Interest Coverage Ratio” of a firm? Banks and Companies are two highly inter-linked entities. The loans given by banks is often necessary for the growth of companies. However, giving loans is a high-risk activity as far as banks are … [Read more...] about Interest Coverage Ratio – Explained with Example