Constitutional Development

Constitutional Development of India (1773-1950)

Background 1765 East India Company obtained ‘Diwani’ (revenue and civil rights) and company rule started in India. There were many steps taken to administer and regulate company affairs in India…

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Last Minute Suggestions for CGPSC Mains 2018

Hello aspirants! We hope your preparation for CGPSC Mains 2018 is almost over (though it can never) and you have covered the whole syllabus topic-by-topic, especially the newly added portions….

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What Makes A ‘Free and Fair’ Election? (EPW Article)

The run-up to the 2019 general elections the ECI faces accusations of inadequate responses to MCC violations and former bureaucrats have written to the President accusing the ECI of a…

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100 Years of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre (with Practice Quiz)

Protest Against Rowlatt Act: The act officially known as the Anarchical and Revolutionary Crimes Act, 1919 was passed in 1919 by the Imperial Legislative Council. It had authorized the British…

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Protection of Human Rights Act 1993

It’s an Act to provide for the constitution of a National Human Rights Commission and State Human Rights Commission in States and Human Rights Courts for better protection of Human…

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Vakataka Dynasty

The Vakataka dynasty ruled parts of South-Central India (Deccan) from 250 AD to 500 AD. They were the most important successors of the Satavahanas in the Deccan and contemporaneous with the Guptas in northern India. The…

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Gupta Empire: Art, Architecture, Literature & Science

After the disintegration of Maurya Empire, the Satavahans and the Kushans acted as stabilizing factor in Deccan and in North India respectively (till 3 century AD). On the ruins of…

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Satavahana Empire

On the ruins of Mauryan Empire, Satavahana Dynasty was built in 1 century BC by Simuka who destroyed the Shunga power and established peace in the Deccan region. They have…

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Shunga Dynasty

After the death of Ashoka, the empire started disintegrating, and finally the last king Brihadratha was killed by a Brahamana viceroy at Ujjain Pushyamitra Shunga in 185 BC and reigned…

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Mauryan Polity and Economy

Chandragupta Maurya with the help of Chanakya took advantage of the growing weakness and unpopularity of Nandas to overthrew last ruler of Nanda Dynasty- Dhananand in 322 BC to establish…

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