Modern History Current Affairs, GK & News

“Khongjom Day” commemorated by Manipur

On April 23, 2020, the state of Manipur commemorated Khongjom Day. The day is marked to pay tribute to the warriors who fought in the 1891 Anglo-Manipur war. Anglo-Manipur War The Anglo-Manipur was an armed conflict between the British Government and the Kingdom of Manipur. The war was fought between 31 March and 27 April ..

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76th anniversary of Quit India Movement observed on August 8

76th anniversary of Quit India movement was observed on August 8th, 2018. On this day in 1942, Mahatma Gandhi (father of the nation) had gave clarion call of Do or Die to all Indians to drive away Britishers from the country. Quit India Movement Quit India Movement (Bharat Chhodo Andolan or August Movement or August ..

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Issues Around Article 35A

Article 35A gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir. It provides the legislature of Jammu and Kashmir with the freedom to decide who all are ‘permanent residents’ of the State and confer on them special rights and privileges in public sector jobs, acquisition of property in the State, scholarships and other public aid and welfare.  The ..

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‘Review Central Acts, Articles of Constitution extended after Delhi 1952 Agreement’:J&K interlocutors

The Jammu and Kashmir interlocutors report has called for a review of all central Acts and articles of constitution extended to the state after the Delhi Agreement, 1952 . As per the report, if state government is dismissed, Assembly elections should be held in 3 months. The ministry had formed the team after youth unrest ..

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Montagu Declaration (August Declaration) 1917

Edwin Samuel Montagu served as Secretary of State for India between 1917 and 1922. On 20 August 1917, he made a historic declaration in the House of Commons defining the goal of British policies in India. In the previous month, he had made a scathing attack on the whole system by which India was being administered ..

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Treaty of Allahabad

The Treaty of Allahabad was a treaty signed on August 12, 1765 between the Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II and the British East India Company. It was signed in the aftermath of the Battle of Buxar, which had been fought the previous year and ended in a decisive victory for the British. The main cause ..

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