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Date – 01/03/2018: India successfully tests 3rd-gen anti-tank missile NAG in desert conditions

Date – 01/03/2018 India successfully tests 3rd-gen anti-tank missile NAG in desert conditions – Indigenously developed Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) Nag was successfully test-fired in desert conditions against two tank targets at different ranges and timings. With this, the developmental trials of Nag missile have been completed and it is now ready for induction. –  […]

Simon Commission of Indian History

Simon Commission of Indian History: simon commissionIn November 1927, the British Government appointed the Indian Statutory Commission, popularly known as Simon Commission, to go it to the question of further constitution reform. The Congress passed a resolution to boycott the Simon Commission at its Madras session 1927. The day Simon landed at Mumbai ; 3 […]

Indian Working Class in Indian History

Indian Working Class in Indian History: First organised strike by any section of the working class was the Signaler’s Strike in May 1899 in the ‘Great Indian Peninsular (GIP) Railway’. AITUC was formed in 1920 with Lala Lajpat Rai as its first President and Dewan Chaman Lal as its General Secretary. Indian National Congress at […]

Khilafat Movement (1919) in Indian History

Khilafat Movement (1919) in Indian History: The main object of the Khilafat Movement was to force the British Government to change its attitude towards Turkey and restore the Turkish Sulthan (Khalifa) to his former position. A Khilafat committee was formed under the leadersip of Ali brothers Maulana Azad, Hakim Ajmal khan, and Hasrat Mohani. The […]

Non-Co-operation Movement (1920) in Indian History

Non-Co-operation Movement (1920) in Indian History: Non Co-operation Movement was started with the aim of the annulment of the Rowlatt Act, and correcting the ‘Punjab wrong’ changing the ‘Khilafat wrong’ as well as moving towards the cherished goal of ‘swaraj’. It was the first mass based political movement under Gandhiji. The movement was launched as […]

Jalianwala Bagh Massacre – April 13, 1919 in Indian History

Jalianwala Bagh Massacre – April 13, 1919 in Indian History: In 1919, Rowlatt Act, which authorised the government to detain any person without trial was passed. The Act was passed during the period of Lord Chelmsford. The official name of the Rowlatt Act was the Anarchical and Revolutionary Crimes Act (1919). Sir Sydney Rowlatt was […]

Montegue – Chelmsford Reforms 1919 in Indian History

Montegue – Chelmsford Reforms 1919 in Indian History: It is also known as the Government of India Act of 1919. In 1918, Edwin Montague, the Secretary of State and Lord Chelmsford, the Viceroy produced their scheme of constitutional reforms which led to the enactment of the Government of India Act of 1919. The Provincial Legislative […]

Home Rule Movement (1916) in India

Home Rule Movement (1916) in India: Home Rule Movement was started by Annie Besant and Tilak in 1916. Self government for India in British Empire and work for national education, social and political reform etc were the aims of Home Rule League. Annie Besnat was the first woman president of INC (1917, Calcutta Session) Annie […]

Minto-Morley Reforms of 1909 in Indian History

Minto-Morley Reforms of 1909 in Indian History: The Minto Morley Reforms for the first time tried to introduce communal representation (for muslims) and a popular element in the govt. The real purpose of the reforms of 1909 was to confuse the Moderate nationalists and to check the growth of unity among Indians.  

Surat Split (1907) in Indian History

Surat Split (1907) in Indian History: The clash between the Moderates and Extremists culminated in a split which occurred at Surat in 1907. Dr. Rash Bihari Bose was the INC President during the Surat Split. After the Surat Split the congress remained under the control of the Moderates. The Moderates did not approve the boycott […]