Indian culture and heritage is a hot topic for UPSC Civil Services Prelims as well as Mains. Once you get a basic idea regarding what to study and what not to study in Indian culture, this topic would … [Read more...] about How to study Indian culture for UPSC Civil Services Exam?
Indian History Notes
In this article on Medieval India, we plan to cover the topic ‘Towns, Traders and Craftpersons in the medieval India’. We have noticed more and more questions being asked in Prelims from this topic, … [Read more...] about Medieval India: Towns, Traders and Craftpersons (NCERT)
In India, the Mughal Empire was one of the greatest empires ever. The Mughal Empire ruled hundreds of millions of people. India became united under one rule, and had very prosperous cultural and … [Read more...] about Officers of the Mughal Empire: Easy to Learn Compilation
Delhi Sultante were the Persian-speaking dynasties of Turkic and Afghan origin, which were controlling India from 1210 to 1526. Many of these dynasties ruled from Delhi. This includes the Slave … [Read more...] about Officers of the Delhi Sultanate: Easy to Learn Compilation
In Gupta empire (320 AD to 550 AD), there was a hierarchy of administrative divisions from top to bottom. The empire was divided into 26 provinces. Provinces were also divided into Vishayas and put … [Read more...] about Officers of the Gupta Empire: Easy to Learn Compilation
The Mauryan Empire was founded by Chandragupta Maurya but reached its zenith under Ashoka. The Mauryan empire (322 BC - 185 BC) was the largest to have ever existed in the Indian subcontinent, … [Read more...] about Officers of the Mauryan Empire: Easy to Learn Compilation
During early Vedic period (BC 1500-BC 1000), Aryans were organised into tribes rather than kingdoms. The chief of a tribe was called a rajan. The autonomy of the rajan was restricted by the tribal … [Read more...] about Officers during the Vedic Period: Easy to Learn Compilation
The contemporary India experiences an almost unrestricted exploitation of resources because of the lure of new consumerist lifestyles. The balance of nature is disrupted. This has led to many … [Read more...] about 7 Major Environmental Movements in India
Following the death of the Gauthama Buddha, several assemblies were convened to settle doctrinal disputes and to recite Buddhist texts. These Assemblies were known as Buddhist Councils. This post will … [Read more...] about Buddhist Councils: Everything you need to know!
The Indus Valley Civilization covered parts of Sind, Baluchistan, Afganistan, West Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and Maharashtra. Over 1000 Indus … [Read more...] about Important Indus Valley Sites and Archaeological Discoveries