GS-I: Modern Indian History - Significant Events, Personalities and Issues
Paying special attention to the contributions of Bhagat Singh, outline the course of the revolutionary movement in the Indian freedom struggle.
The revolutionary movement in the Indian Freedom Struggle had its roots in the Swadeshi movement of 1905. With the failure of the non-cooperation movement to deliver swaraj, it again gained momentum in the 1920s. Significant events of the revolutionary movement: ..
Though it had its achievements, the exclusion of Indians from the system was a key feature of judicial reforms introduced by Cornwallis. Analyze.
Lord Cornwallis (1786-1793) is regarded as the father of modern administration in India. He introduced reforms in police, judiciary, land revenue systems, etc. The judicial reform of Cornwallis had the following features: Separated criminal and civil courts Established hierarchy of ..
After the abrogation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370, there have been widespread discussions over how India handled the invasion of Pakistan in 1947. The invasion and subsequent tussle ended with a ceasefire. Then Prime Minister ..
After withdrawal of the non-cooperation movement by Gandhi after Chauri-Chaura incident in 1922, there was no large-scale mass movement. After Lahore Session of Congress 1929, Gandhi presented his eleven points demand which did not receive positive response. The Congress Working ..
Khilafat Movement (1919-1924) originated in India to support the Caliphate of Ottoman Empire in Turkey against the insulting treatment by the Britishers after the First World War. Sultan of Turkey was considered as Khalifa of Islam by Indian Muslims. For ..
How did the movement for the liberation of women receive a great stimulus from the rise and growth of the nationalist movement in India?
In the beginning, the nationalist movement was mainly in the form of upliftment of society through socio-religious reforms. During this phase of socio-religious movements, Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Ishwar Chandra Vidhyasagar, D. K. Karve etc. propagated widow-remarriage, female education, right ..