TOPICS Bindusara Bindusara (born c. 320 BCE died 272/3 BCE) was the son of Chandragupta Maurya. He succeeded to the throne in about 297 BCE. Some Greek writers also referto him as Amitrochates (in Greek) Read More.. Chandragupta Maurya Chandragupta Maurya was the founder of Mauryan Empire. He lived from 340 to 298 BCE, and ruled from 322 to 298 BCE. He was one of the most important and able rulers of India. Under Chandragupta Read More.. Dandi March Dandi March, also called Salt March or Salt Satyagrah was a non-violent protest led by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. The march started on 12th March 1930 as a direct action campaign of tax Read More.. The Revolt of 1857 The Revolt of 1857 was one of the primary and severe outbursts of resentment against the British rule. The rebellion began on May 10th 1857, as a sepoy mutiny in the town of Meerut but eventually Read More.. Cripps' Mission The Cripps mission was an attempt by the British Government to seek the support of Indian political leaders in order to recruit Indians into the British Indian Army. The fall of Singapore, Rangoon, Read More.. Ashoka the Great Ashoka was one of India’s greatest emperors who ruled almost the entire Indian subcontinent. He was the grandson of Chandragupta Maurya, founder of the Maurya dynasty. Ashoka is said to Read More.. The Swadeshi Movement The partition of Bengal was announced by Lord Curzon in July 1905. The Swadeshi movement began as an anti-partition movement which opposed the British decision to partition Bengal. Read More.. Mangal Pandey Mangal Pandey was an Indian sepoy of the British East India Company. He played a major role in the revolt of 1857, or the First war of Independence. He was a sepoy in the 34th regiment of the Bengal Read More.. Chola Dynasty The Cholas came to power after the decline of the Pallavas. They are a Tamil dynasty that ruled the whole of South India from the 9th to 13th century. The Chola rulers not only conquered South India but Read More.. Swami Dayananda Saraswati Swami Dayanand Saraswati, was the founder of Arya Samaj. He was born in 1824 at Tankara, Gujarat. He was called Mulshankar during childhood, but after he became a sanyasi, he became Swami Read More.. Annie Besant’s Home Rule League Movement The Home Rule Movement came into being as an Indian response to the First World War. There were two separate Home Rule movements, Read More.. Wavell Plan, 1945 The war in Europe ended in May 1945, but the fear of Japanese invasion still remained. The British Government led by Churchill wanted a solution on the constitutional question in India. Lord Read More.. Minto-Morley Reform- 1909 The Minto-Morley reform, also known as the Indian Councils Act 1909 was named after the Secretary of State of India, John Morley and the viceroy Minto. This was another name of Indian Council Read More.. Lucknow Pact – 1916 The Lucknow Pact was an agreement between the Indian National Congress, headed by Bal Gangadhar Tilak and the Muslim League headed by Muhammad Ali Jinnah. This agreement was adopted Read More.. The Kol Rebellion (1832) The Kols are tribal inhabitants of the Chota Nagpur region, part of Bengal Presidency during the British rule in India. They comprised of the Kols, Bhils, Hoes, Mundas and Oraons tribes. Read More.. What was Poona Pact (1932)? The Poona pact was an agreement between the untouchables of India and the Hindu leaders. The pact was signed in Yerwada Central Jail Poona (now Pune), Maharashtra on 24th September, Read More.. The Battle of Buxar The Battle of Buxar was fought between the British army and the combined forces of Mir Kasim (the Nawab of Bengal), Shuja-ud-Daulah (Mughal Emperor) and Shah Alam II (Nawab of Oudh). Read More.. Balaji Baji Rao Balaji Baji Rao, also known as Nana Saheb was one of the most famous Peshwa rulers of the Maratha Empire. He was born on 12th December 1721 to Balaji Bajirao I and Kashibai. After the death of Balaji Read More.. Vernacular press act of 1878 After the 1857 revolt relation between the British government and the Indians turned bitter. Indians knew that the British people did not know their language, so, they used this to their advantage Read More.. Sufi movement | Sufism in India Sufism was born out of Islam. It gained prominence in India during the Sultanate period. It was influenced by Hindu and Buddhist principles. It aims at establishing direct communion Read More.. Kakori Conspiracy | Kakori Train Robbery The Kakori Conspiracy, also called Kakori train robbery or Kakori Case was an armed robbery that took place near Kakori about 16 km from Lucknow Read More.. Treaty of Amritsar (1809) On April 25th, 1809, Maharaja Ranjit Singh leader of the Sikh empire of Punjab and Charles Theophilus Metcalfe of the British East India Company entered into a pact agreeing on Indo-Sikh Read More.. Rani Gaidinliu “We are free people, the white men should not rule over us....”this was the proclamation of Gaidinliu, a freedom fighter, spiritual leader, guerrilla warrior and a reformer. Hailed as Rani Read More.. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee Bankim Chandra Chatterjee (Bankim Candra Chattopadhyay) was a famous Indian author, poet and journalist. He was born on 26/27th June 1838 in Kanthalpara, West Bengal. He was Read More.. Dr Talimeren Ao India’s first Olympic Football team captain, the flag-bearer of 1948 Indian Olympic contingent the football legend, Dr Talimeren Ao. A footballer and doctor, he is popularly known as Read More.. Treaty of Sugauli The Anglo-Nepalese War between the British East India Company and Gurkha Empire (now Nepal) led to the division of Nepal and established the British presence in the region. The British Read More.. Ahom Revolt (1828) After the First Burma War (1824-26), the British agreed to withdraw from Assam. However, the British tried to incorporate the Ahom territories into their dominion. This resulted in a Read More.. Kuka Movement The Kuka Movement was a religio-political struggle founded in 1840 in Western Punjab. BhagatJawahar Mal (also called Sian Saheb) started the Kuka Movement as a religious Read More.. Champaran Satyagraha (1917) Known as Mahatma Gandhi’s first satyagraha, the Champaran Satyagraha started India’s Independence struggle. It was launched in 1917 against the European indigo planters and the zamindars. In 1916 Read More.. Kot Massacre (1846) In September 1845 a coalition government was formed in Nepal headed by Fateh Jang Chaturia as the Prime Minister. However, the real power behind the throne was with General Gagan Singh Bhandari Read More.. Kargil War (1999) The Kargil war was primarily a territorial conflict between India and Pakistan. There were reports of Pakistani soldiers and Kashmiri militants who infiltrated on the Indian side of the Line Read More.. The Occupation of Alcatraz Island (1969) On 9th Nov 1969 a group of native Indians activists called “Indians of All Tribes” led by Richard Oakes, a Mohawk college student went to Read More.. Orlando Shooting (2016) On 12th June 2016, a mass shooting took place at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, United States. It killed 49 people and left more than 50 injured. In the early hours around 02:00 a.m. Read More.. Statue of Liberty (New York, United States) The Statue of Liberty was a gift from France to the United States as a sign of friendship between the two countries. It depicts a woman holding a torch Read More..