Category: 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

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...

/ 2017-03-09
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...

/ 2017-03-07
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.

/ 2016-06-30
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 into many foreign languages. Ibn Batuta and Al Baruni were two prominent Arab travellers who had...

/ 2016-03-30
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 of India

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 by the establishment of the Khalsa, by Guru Gobind Singh in 1699. Sikhism was created by...

/ 2016-03-24
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.

/ 2016-03-18
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...

/ 2016-03-10
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 on the role of Indian soldiers in the Great War. The youngsters were shipped over to...

/ 2016-03-06
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 a small round balcony. The door was made of wood with intricate patterns on it, while...

/ 2016-02-10
lost palace, Golden Temple

The Lost Palace of Amritsar

A palace so large that it dwarfed every other structure on the periphery of the holy tank at Golden temple had simply disappeared from the pages of history and memory.

/ 2016-01-18