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29 May in History: Death of Charan Singh, former Prime Minister

Chaudhary Charan Singh, former Prime Minister of India, died on 29th May 1987 aged 84. Charan Singh Biography Charan Singh was born at District Meerut in Uttar Pradesh on 23 December 1902. He was a descendant of Raja Nahar Singh of Ballabhgarh (Haryana) who had taken part in the Indian Revolt of 1857. His family was… Continue reading 29 May in History: Death of Charan Singh, former Prime Minister

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Hunter Commission Report of 1882 vs Hunter Commission of 1920

Hunter Commission Report of 1882 The Hunter Commission of 1882 was appointed by the then Governor-General of India on 3 February 1882. Presided by Sir William Hunter, an Indian Civil Service officer and a member of the Executive Council of the Viceroy. The following were the main objectives: Consider different aspects of education in India,… Continue reading Hunter Commission Report of 1882 vs Hunter Commission of 1920

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Detailed News Articles: 28 May 2019

1.  Global implications of the mandate Analysis: Experts opine that the clear and decisive mandate for Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a defining moment in India’s democratic history. As a matter of fact, its extent, which is manifest from the highest-ever voter turnout in a general election and the share of votes won by the… Continue reading Detailed News Articles: 28 May 2019

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28 May in History: Death of revolutionary Bhagwati Charan Vohra

Revolutionary freedom fighter Bhagwati Charan Vohra died on May 28, 1930 as a result of an explosion while testing a bomb. Vohra was the author of the famous article titled “The Philosophy of Bomb”. Biography Born on 4th July 1904 to Rai Bahadur Shiv Charan Vohra and his wife, Bhawati Charan was a brilliant and articulate… Continue reading 28 May in History: Death of revolutionary Bhagwati Charan Vohra

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Budhha’s various Mudras

In Indian sculptural art, images are the symbolic representations of divinity whose origin and end is expressed through the religious and spiritual beliefs. 1. Dharmachakra Mudra It is also called as the gesture of 'Teaching of the Wheel of Dharma' that describes one of the most important moments in the Buddha's life as he performed the Dharmachakra mudra in his… Continue reading Budhha’s various Mudras

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27 May in History: Death of Jawaharlal Nehru

India’s first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru died on 27 May 1964. Biography Jawaharlal Nehru was born on 14th November 1889 to affluent barrister Motilal Nehru and his wife Swaruprani Thussu at Allahabad, United Provinces. He had a privileged childhood thanks to his father’s successful career in the legal profession. He went to England to study… Continue reading 27 May in History: Death of Jawaharlal Nehru

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Detailed News Articles: 25 May 2019

1. It’s time to take stock of the electoral process Analysis: The biggest election in the world has finally come to a successful end for which the three Election Commissioners and their 12 million staff deserve appreciation. However, unfortunately, what deserved to be remembered as a subject of national pride became mired in several controversies. A… Continue reading Detailed News Articles: 25 May 2019

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25 May in History: Birth of Rash Behari Bose

Rash Behari Bose, revolutionary freedom fighter and the founder of the Indian Independence League, was born on 25 May 1886. Rash Behari Bose Biography Bose was born to Binod Behari Bose and Bhubaneswari Devi at a village called Subaldaha, which is in modern-day Bardhaman District, West Bengal. After his schooling in his native village, he… Continue reading 25 May in History: Birth of Rash Behari Bose