Indian History

Who was the court poet of Harshavardhana?

Banabhatta Baṇabhaṭṭa was a 7th-century Sanskrit writer and poet of India. He served in the court of King Harsha Vardhana, and was popularly known as the Asthana Kavi. Sanskrit literatures...

Who is known as ‘the father of India’s unrest’?

Bal Gangadhar Tilak Original name of Bal gangadhar Tilak is Keshav Gangadhar Tilak. Tilak was an teacher,  Indian nationalist, and an renowned independence activist. He is...

By whom was the Home Rule Movement in India was started?

Annie Besant and Bal Gangadhar Tilak Annie Besant and Bal Gangadhar Tilak had independently and separatedly started two organizations as Home Rule League in India...

Who led the Bardoli Satyagraha movement ?

Sardar Vallavbhai Patel The Bardoli Satyagraha, occured in 1928.  This movement was led by Sardar Vallabhai Patel as a form of protest of the farmers of...

Which ruler of Mysore established a modern arms factory in Dindigul with the help of French experts?

Haidar Ali in 1755 Haidar Ali founded of Mysore as an independent state in 1761 with its capital Seringapatnam.

Which was Harshavardhana’s last conquest?

Ganjaam, Odisha Harshavardhana (606-647 A.D.) ascended the throne of Thaneshwar and Kannauj on the death of his brother, Rajyavardhana. By 612 Harshavardhana consolidated his kingdom...

Who gave Raja Rammohan Roy the title of Raja?

Akbar II Akbar II has given Raja Rammohan Roy the title of Raja.

Who named Harappan civilization?

Jhon Marshall Harappan Civilization was named by Jhon Marshall, after he first discovered the site Harappa.

Artefacts recovered from which village in India suggest the appearance of humans in India around 1.4 million years back?

Bori, in Pune district in Maharastra Bori is a small village located in Pune district of  Maharashtra, India. This village is known for the discovery...

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