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Revolutionary Movements In India Freedom Struggle

This is one of the most important section for UPSC Prelims exam as various questions have been asked related with conspiracies, associated people, year, associated journals etc. The First Case: Chapekar Brothers (1897) First political assassination of a British officer in India post 1857 Revolt. Brothers Damodar, Balkrishna and Vasudeo Chapekar shot at WC Rand,… Continue reading Revolutionary Movements In India Freedom Struggle

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Detailed News Articles: 12 May 2019

1. Kolkata researchers use novel compound to kill cancer cells Researchers at Kolkata’s the Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (CSIR-IICB) and the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS) have designed and synthesised about 25 quinoline derivatives that show potent anticancer activity. The compounds were tested in vitro against human Topoisomerase 1 (topo1) activity and… Continue reading Detailed News Articles: 12 May 2019

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12 May in Indian History: INS Viraat commissioned into the Indian Navy

INS Viraat, a Centaur-class aircraft carrier, was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 12 May 1987. Background The INS Viraat was originally a British ship known as HMS Hermes, which was commissioned into the Royal Navy in 1959. The Indian government purchased it in 1986 and rechristened it Viraat which means ‘giant’ in Sanskrit. INS… Continue reading 12 May in Indian History: INS Viraat commissioned into the Indian Navy

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Books written by Indian freedom fighters

Q: He wrote biographies of Mazzini, Garibaldi, Shivaji and Shrikrishna; stayed in America for some time; and was also elected to the Central Assembly. He was ( UPSC Pre18) Aurobindo Ghosh Bipin Chandra Pal Lala Lajpat Rai Motilal Nehru Such questions based on books, magazine, newspapers edited/written by freedom fighters were asked in previous years UPSC… Continue reading Books written by Indian freedom fighters