History

History

India has a history going back thousands of years and a prehistory going back hundreds of thousands of years. almost five thousand years ago, the inhabitants of the Indus Valley Civilisation had developed an urban culture. In the long march of centuries, India has witnessed the rise and fall of several empires and conquerors. There have been various dynasties fighting battles among themselves and against foreign invaders

Maurya Empire: Chandragupta Maurya And Acharya Chanakya

Spy System of Mauryan Empire

The spy system was an integral part of the Administration of Mauryan Empire. The goals of the secret service was to test the integrity of government officials, spy on cartels and population for conspiracy, to monitor hostile kingdoms, to destabilize enemy states, to get rid of troublesome powerful people who could not be challenged openly.
Top 10 Famous Epics Of Ancient India

Top 10 Famous Epics Of Ancient India

 The earliest works of literature of India were epics, long poems, travelogues, plays, and collection of stories for children which were written in verse. A large number of great Indian epics were created during the first millennium BC. The two most famous epics are the Mahabharata and the Ramayana.
ancient India sages and rishi

13 Ancient Indian Sages Whose Contributions Were Far Ahead Of Their Times

In ancient times, India was one of the most advanced nations in the world. India has made many valuable contributions to the world. Centuries ago Indian sages had the kind of knowledge which many modern scientists lacks. Many Indian sages made discoveries that no one could think of back in those times.
Lachit Borphukan

Lachit Borphukan – The Unsung Hero who Stopped Mughals From Conquering Northeast India

Assam was the only State in India which defeated successive attempts at invasion by the Delhi Sultans and the Mughal Emperors. The state survived 17 invasions.
Varahamihira - Indian Sage who Predicted Water Discovery on Mars 1500 Years Ago

Varahamihira – Indian Sage who Predicted Water Discovery on Mars 1500 Years Ago

Even thousands of years before, India had become famous and reached its pinnacle in astrological and astronomical sciences. Ancient Astrological works had been translated...
We know all about the cruel tactics Islam use's to convert people to Islam. If you think groups like Islamic State are new... THINK AGAIN!

Brutality of ISIS is the copy of what Mughals did with Sikhs and Hindus...

The history of Sikhism is closely associated with the history of Punjab and the socio-political situation in medieval India. Sikhs distinction was further enhanced...
Caste System in India

Caste System originated during Gupta dynasty: Study

When did caste become the dominant norm for ethnic communities of a region? 70 generations ago, or nearly 1,500 years ago.
Universities of Ancient India

Universities of Ancient India

Most Indians today are well aware of the two famous ancient universities of India which also are one of the oldest universities in the world – Takshashila University (Taxila) and Nalanda. But are these the only knowledge centers that existed in ancient India?
Indian soldier in world war I

British enlisted Indian children as young as 10 during World War-I

Britain’s World War-I army included Indian children as young as 10-years-old fighting against the Germans on the western front, according to a new book...
Angels at the temple at Malka Hans Credit: Rida Arif

These temples in Pakistan are now madrasas

We stood at the entrance of the temple, not sure if we would be allowed to go inside. It was a double-storey structure with...
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