British India

Uniform Civil Code in India

Uniform Civil Code refers to replacing the personal laws (based on religious scriptures and customs) with a common set of governing rules for all citizens of India. British Era In 1840s, the British Government had framed the uniform laws related to crimes, evidences and contract (on the basis of a Lex Loci report of 1840) ..


Official Secrets Act Versus Right to Information Act

Recently, West Bengal Government has declassified certain documents related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The government in that state is further planning to digitize the records of the freedom struggle from 1937 to 1947 in order to preserve history. This topic has been appearing in newspapers frequently. Further, the Central Government has also said that ..

Industrial Policy of British India

The British Government showed a marked antipathy and neglect towards Indian industries. The British Government in India followed the policy of free trade. It resulted in the demise of India’s world fame cottage and small scale industries as these could not stand in the competition of British industries. Tierney had explained Britain’s economic policy vis-a-vis ..

Reasons of multiple reform movements in India in 1900s

The early and mid 1900s bore witness to multiple reform movements in India.” Examine the reasons that could have given rise to such reform movements.

Hunter Committee Report

The Jallianwala Bagh massacre was followed by establishment of a non-official enquiry committee was Congress. The British Government did not initiate such inquiry till Congress had set up such committee. Later, the Government established a Disorders Inquiry Committee headed by Lord William Hunter, a Senator of College of Justice of Scotland. This committee had 7 ..