Raja Ram Mohan Roy

Raja ram mohan roy During the late 18th century (what was known as the Dark Age), the society in Bengal was burdened with a host of evil customs and regulations. Elaborate rituals and strict moral codes were enforced which were Read More …

Indian response to British Rule : Peasant and tribal revolts

Civil Rebellions and Tribal Uprisings The backbone of the rebellions, their mass base and striking power came from the rack-rented peasants, ruined artisans and demobilized soldiers CAUSES The major cause of the civil rebellions was the rapid changes the British Read More …

Impact of British Rule on Indian economy and society

India’s traditional village economy was characterised by the “blending of agriculture and handicrafts”.  But this internal balance of the village economy had been systematically slaughtered by the British Government. In the process, traditional handicraft industries slipped away, from its pre-eminence Read More …

Famous personalities of Madhya Pradesh

Famous personalities of Madhya Pradesh Harishankar Parsai Harishankar Parsai (August 22, 1924 – August 10, 1995) was a Hindi writer. He was a noted satirist and humorist of modern Hindi literature and is known for his simple and direct style. Read More …

Ethics in administration: Status and problem

Ethics in administration: Status and problem The Historical Context India has witnessed a long history of unethical practices in the governance system. Kautilya’s Arthashastra mentions a variety of corrupt practices in which the administrators of those times indulged themselves. The Read More …

Former princely states of Madhya Pradesh & Zamindari’s

Former princely states of Madhya Pradesh & Zamindari’s Major Princely State of Odisha Bhopal State Bhopal State(pronounced was a tributary state in 18th century India, a princely salute state with 19 gun salute in a subsidiary alliance with British India from 1818 to 1947, & as an autonomous state from 1947 Read More …

Workers, Peasant and Tribal Movements in Madhya Pradesh

Workers, Peasant and Tribal Movements in Madhya Pradesh Tribal Movement The tribals of India, like other social groups, participated in the anti-colonial movement. The tribal anti-colonial movements were of two types – The movements against their oppressors i.e. landlords, money-lenders, Read More …

Revolt of 1857 in Madhya Pradesh

Revolt of 1857 in Madhya Pradesh Revolt of 1857 The first expression of organised resistance was the Revolt of 1857. It began as a revolt of the sepoys of the Company’s army but eventually secured the participation of the masses. Read More …

Freedom Movement in Madhya Pradesh

Freedom Movement in Madhya Pradesh In the history of Indian freedom movement region of Madhya Pradesh played a significant role. The first stirrings against the British supremacy were seen in the Central Provinces when the East India Company secured its Read More …