Indian History

June 1, 2011

Pitt’s India Act of 1784

Pitt’s India Act 1784 or the East India Company Act 1784 was passed in the British Parliament to rectify the defects of the Regulating Act 1773. It resulted in

June 5, 2011

Charter Act of 1793

The Charter Act 1793 or the East India Company Act 1793 was passed by British Parliament to renew the charter of East India Company. This act authorized the company

June 5, 2011

Charter Act of 1813

Charter Act 1813 or East India Company Act 1813 was passed by the British Parliament to renew the charter of British East India Company and continue the rule of

June 1, 2011

Regulating Act 1773

Regulating Act of 1773 was the first landmark in the constitutional development of India. Via this act, the British Parliament for the first time interfered into affairs of India.

June 6, 2011

Charter Act 1833

Charter Act 1833 or the Saint Helena Act 1833 or Government of India Act 1833 was passed by the British Parliament to renew the charter of East India Company which

May 26, 2011

Hazarat Mohammad

In 570-571 AD, in the Arabian city of Mecca, Islamic Prophet of God Hazarat Muhammad was born in a Quarish Family. His father died before he took birth and

May 26, 2011

Punjab and Sind at the time of Harsha

The greater part of the Punjab region between the rivers Vyas and Indus was Huna Kingdom when Huen Tsang visited India. He mentions the name of the tyrant Mihirkula

May 26, 2011

Kashmir : The Karkota Dynasty

The Kashmir Valley was under Asoka during the Mauryan Empire. It remained under the Kushana dominion under Kanishka and Huvishka. Kashmir was not annexed by Harsha but there are

May 26, 2011

Kabul : The Kabul Shahi & Hindu Shahi

The decline of the Kushana Empire in the portions of Modern Afghanistan was followed by the Kabul Shahi Kingdoms. They ruled from 4th century AD till 870 AD. Since the

May 26, 2011

Sindh: Last Hindu Ruler Raja Dahir

Sind was under the rule of Harshavardhana from 600-647 AD. During 8th and 9th century, Sind was under the dynasties known as Sommar and Samma. In 644 AD, Islamic

May 26, 2011

Mohammad Bin Qasim

Mohammad Bin Qasim was a general of the Umayyad Caliphate who was sent by the Caliph Walid I to conquer India. This was time of fanatic Muslim rulers in

May 26, 2011

The Ghaznavid Empire

We know from the unconfirmed epic legends that Ghazni (located in Modern Afghanistan) was founded by a King of Yadu Dynsty named Raja Gaj in Post-Vedic Era. It was

May 26, 2011

Mahamud Ghaznavi

Mahamud of Ghazni was son of Subuktgeen who came into power in 971 and reigned till 1030 AD. The first conflict was with Jayapala. After Jayapala committed suicide, his

May 26, 2011

Delhi: The Dhillika of Tomars

Delhi has a long history and is known to be the city called Indraprastha during the epic times. But historically Delhi’s name is associated with a Tomar King named

May 26, 2011

The Origin of Rajputs & Agnikula Legend

The term Rajput starts coming in use from the 6th Century AD. They rose to prominence from the 6th century till 12th century and kept ruling in different parts of the

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