Introduction There is much literature and poetry written in the ancient Indian language of Sanskrit, such as that of Kalidas and Kabir. Every culture has its own stories and poems in its own language. However, unlike many other countries, India has also adopted the English language—which was only known to it since less than 500 […]Read more "India’s Contributions to English Poetry"
Introduction Many may not know about India’s great strides in Space Technology. These achievements have not only meant a lot of good for the Indian people but these have really put India on the world map of space exploration and technology. Some of these are pioneering efforts and record-setting performances. First a brief introduction of […]Read more "India’s Global Achievements in Space"
Intro Rabindranath Tagore was most known for making the national song of India. The national song of India is Jana Gana Mana. He was born on 7 May 1861. He also had other interests such as art, music, theater and writing etc. His wife was Mrinalini Devi they had 5 children (which 2 of died during […]Read more "Rabindranath Tagore"
Here is a link to a nice documentary on Mahatma Gandhi: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygFJelng150&feature=youtu.beRead more "A Documentary of the Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi"
Lal Bahadur Shastri Introduction Of all the Prime Ministers that have governed over India, Lal Bahadur Shastri is considered of of the best. Born on October 2nd 1901, Lal Bahadur Shastri shared his birthday with his hero, the great Mahatma Gandhi, but the similarities don’t end there. Like his hero, Lal Bahadur Shastri, […]Read more "Lal Bahadur Shastri"
“ Netaji” Subhas Chandra Bose- one of the most awe-inspiring Indian freedom fighters. Popularly called “ Netaji “, an expression used in India for an extraordinary person of high stature. Subhas Chandra Bose was born to Janki Nath Bose and Prabhavati Bose on January 23, 1897. His most distinctive virtue as a leader was […]Read more "Subhas Chandra Bose"
Rani Lakshmibai Rani Lakshmibai, known to the west as “Rani of Jhansi” and to India as “Jhansi ki Rani” was the fierce queen, or Rani, who upholded her city’s honor and fought against the British. She was defeated and killed in battles, but her legacy would always be preserved by India. Birth and Childhood […]Read more "Rani of Jhansi"
The East India Company, also known as the English East India Company, was a trading firm formed by London merchants in December 1600. The purpose was to make money on the spice market in India and Asia, which was a thriving business activity at that time. Formation This idea came to their mind after a […]Read more "The East India Company"
Introduction Tipu Sultan was a famous ruler from India. He was the ruler of the kingdom Mysore. Tipu Sultan was born November 20, 1750 in Devanahalli and died May 4, 1799 in Srirangapatna . In childhood when Tipu’s Father Hyder Ali ruled the kingdom until his death in 1782 Tipu succeeded his father and took […]Read more "Tipu Sultan"
Shivaji, the Great Maratha During the reign of the Mughal Emperors, a band of Hindu guerrilla warriors, called the Marathas, was beginning to rise up and try to free their Mother India from the rule of the Mughal invaders. They finally achieved their goal, for Aurangzeb, the sixth Mughal Emperor, was the last emperor with […]Read more "Chhatrapati Shivaji"