List of Hindu Rulers in Indian History and their Important Dynasties

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The Pre-Mauryan Age In 600 B.C. India was divided into a number of independent monarchies and republics. Kosala with its capital at Saraswati, Magadha with Rajagriha as its capital at Saraswati, Magadha with Rajagriha as its capital and Avanti with Ujjain as the seat of Government were important kingdoms. Besides these, there were a large number of smaller kingdoms and … Read More

The Mahabharata : Its Historical Value and Story-Line

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The framework of the epic Mahabharata deals with the great conflict between the Kauravas, the hundred sons of Dhritarastra, and the Pandavas, the five sons of Pandu. The Mahabharata was the final outcome of their long-standing rivalry. Brief story of The Mahabharata After the death of Vichitra-Virya, the Kuru ruler, his younger son Pandu succeeded him because his elder brother Dhritarastra, was born … Read More

Proposals of Cabinet Mission Plan May 16, 1946

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Mr. Clement Attlee, the British Premier, made a declaration in the House of Commons on March 15, 1946, that a British Cabinet Delegation consisting of Lord Pethick Lawrence, Secretary of State of India, Sir Stafford Cripps and Mr. A.V. Alexander (the First Lord of Admiralty) would visit India to make recommendations regarding the constitutional reforms in India. The Cabinet Delegations … Read More

Brief Note on Montagu–Chelmsford Reforms or Govt. of India Act 1919

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The Montague–Chelmsford Reforms which is also known as Mont-Ford Reforms were introduced by the British colonial government in India to introduce self-governance to India. These reforms were named after Edwin Samuel Montagu and Lord Chelmsford. The former was the Secretary fpr the State of India while the latter was the Viceroy of India between 1916 and 1921. The reforms were in shape of … Read More

The Story behind Siddhartha Gautama becoming Buddha

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Gautam’s Lineage One of the most famous of the religious teachers in the history of the entire planet was Siddhartha Gautama of India. He belonged to 6th century B.C. He was born in the family of a king. As a young noble, the son of King Shuddhodana whose dominion lay on the slopes of Himalaya, Siddhartha Gautama could easily lead a … Read More