indian history

29.05.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH All districts will now have one-stop centres for women in distress   One-stop centres will be established in the remaining 25 districts of the State to make all essential assistance available under one roof to violence-hit women and girls. With this decision of the Government of India, now one stop centres will be established in all 51 districts. Police assistance, medical, legal assistance, psychological comfort and social counselling are made available to these women and girls affected by any kind of violence at the one stop centre.   One stop centres were approved for 18 districts in 2016-17 ... Read more

Indian History -Political, Economical and Social history of India from Harappa civilization to 10th Century A.D.

Indus Valley Civilization   Indus Valley Civilization was the first major civilization in south Asia, which spread across a vast area of land in present day India and Pakistan (around 12 lakh sq.km). The time period of mature Indus Valley Civilization is estimated between BC. 2700- BC.1900 i.e. for 800 years. But early Indus Valley Civilization had existed even before BC.2700.   Features of Indus Valley Civilization 2700- BC.1900 i.e. for 800 years. On the valleys of river Indus. Also known as Harappan Civilization. Beginning of city life. Harappan Sites discovered by – Dayaram Sahni (1921) – Montgomori district, Punjab, Pakistan. Mohenjo-Daro ... Read more

Challenges of corruption

Challenges of corruption Corruption is an age old phenomenon and can be seen everywhere now a days. It is like a cancer in public life, which has not become to rampant and perpetuated overnight, but is course of time. The word corruption means destruction, ruining or spoiling a society or nation. A corrupt society is characterized by immorality and lack of fear or respect for the law. It is the abuse of public power for private gain. Corruption comes under many different guises like bribery, extortion, fraud, embezzlement. misappropriations of public goods, nepotism (favoring family members for jobs and contracts) ... Read more

MIGRATION OF MADHYA PRADESH

    MIGRATION OF MADHYA PRADESH Madhya Pradesh is large state in central India (second- largest  in the country) located in the geographic heart of India, between latitude 21.2°N-26.87°N and longitude 74°02′-82°49′ E, retains landmarks from eras throughout Indian history.Nicknamed the “heart of India” due to its geographical  location in India.  With over 75 million inhabitants, it is the 5thlargest state in India by population.  It  borders the state of Uttar Pradesh in the northeast, Chhattisgarh to the southeast, Maharastra to the south, Rajasthan to the northwest and Gujarat  to the west. The state is fully landlocked.  Total area of state is 308,252 km2 . As per ... Read more

Population of Madhya Pradesh

  Population of Madhya Pradesh   Madhya Pradesh is large state in central India located in the geographic heart of India, between latitude 21.2°N-26.87°N and longitude 74°02′-82°49′ E, retains landmarks from eras throughout Indian history.Nicknamed the “heart of India” due to itsgeographical  location in India.  The state is the second- largest  in the country by area. With over 75 million inhabitants, it is the 5thlargest state in India by population.  It  borders the state of Uttar Pradesh in the northeast, Chhattisgarh to the southeast, Maharastra to the south, Rajasthan to the northwest and Gujarat  to the west. The state is fully landlocked.  Total area of state is ... Read more

History of Madhya Pradesh from Vedic age to Gupta Period

History of Madhya Pradesh from Vedic age to Gupta Period, On account of its central position, all historical events had apparently passed through this region, leaving conspicuous marks on it. The prehistoric period begins with the stone age, which the sites such as Bhimbetka, Adamgarh, Jaora, Raisen, Pachmarhi, etc. stand witness to. The dynastic history begins with the time of Ashoka, the great Buddhist emperor whose Mauryan empire was powerful in Malwa and Avanti. King Ashoka’s wife is said to be from Vidisha, a town located north of today’s Bhopal. The Maurya Empire declined after death of Ashoka and central ... Read more

Major dynasties of Madhya Pradesh

Major dynasties of Madhya Pradesh Beginning from 6th Century BC we find that some parts of Madhya Pradesh became thickly populated. There was growth of civilization, particularly in Malwa and Parts of the northern regions. Avanti, with its capital at Ujjaini, comprised the major part of western Malwa. It was one of the sixteen great Kingdoms (Mahajanapandas) of northern India during the time of the Budha. Besides Ujjaini, Mahismati was another important town of western Malwa. Vidisha on the river Vetravati (Betwa) was the biggest town of eastern Malwa, with Earn as its eastern military head quarters. During the 6th ... Read more

Synopsis of NCERTS

  Introduction Indian national movement: One of the biggest. Inspired many others. Gandhian Political Strategy very important. Elements of Gandhian Strategy can be seen in the Solidarity Movement in Poland by Lech Walesa WHY IS THE INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT UNIQUE In the Indian national movement, the Gramscian perspective of war of position was successfully practiced. It provides the only historical example of a semi-democratic or democratic type of political structure being successfully replaced or transformed. State power was not seized in a moment of revolution, but through prolonged popular struggle on moral, political and ideological reserves. It is also an ... Read more

Administrative Organization of the British

Army Army fulfilled four important functions: Instrument to conquer Indian powers Defended the British Empire in India against foreign rivals Safe-guarded against interinal revolt Chief instrument for extending and defending the British Empire in Asia and Africa. Bulk of the army consisted of Indians. In 1857, of the total strength of 311400, about 265900 were Indians. Highest Indian rank was that of Subedar. British could conquer and control India through a predominantly Indian army because: There was absence of modern nationalism at that time The company paid its soldiers regularly and well, as opposed to the Indian rulers and chieftains. ... Read more

Social and Cultural Awakening

  Raja Rammohan Roy: RRM Roy was a social reformer and intellectual in the early nineteenth century Bengal. He is most widely known for founding the Brahmo Samaj and his relentless campaign against the practice of Sati and child marriage. Debendranath Tagore: Brahmo Samaj: BS was founded in 1828 by Raja Ram Mohan Roy with the purpose of purifying Hinduism and to preach monotheism or belief in one God.