Politics of India
India is the largest democracy in the world. India has the biggest number of people with franchise rights and the largest number of political parties, which take part in election campaign. In the 1996 national elections, almost 600 million people voted and an average of 26 candidates...
Past Questions on India
The importance of the Indian Empire to Britain: politically, commercially and culturally. British rule in India, c1900-14 and its impact on Indians and the British living in India; the Morley-Minto reforms.
Spec How far do Sources 8, 9 and 10 suggest that in the early...
resulted in the freedom that we enjoy today in our motherland India.
Jawaharlal Nehru is one of the most important people in the list of Indian freedom fighters. After independence, Jawaharlal Nehru became the first prime minister of free India. He was also the author of the famous book “panchsheela” Nehru...
India's Independence Day
"At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new...India discovers herself again." - Jawaharlal Nehru
After more than two hundred...
Independence Day of India
Respected teachers and my friends,
I wish you a happy Independence Day. India became independent on August 15, 1947...
A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new…India discovers herself again." - J.L.Nehru
On the eve of...
countries took this opportunity to gain
independence. Both, South Africa and India had many similarities and differences during the
civil disobedience movements after WWII.
Both of the independence movements in India and Africa succeeded in gaining independence
from European colonial rule. Mohandas...
18 November 2012
World War II’s Impact on the Indian Independence Movement
The success of the Indian Independence movement is, by some scholars, largely attributed to efforts of Mahatma Gandhi. As stated by BBC, “Gandhi was the leader of the Indian...
One is Independence Day(15th August) and the other, Republic Day (26th January). The former is a historical even when India gained independence in 1947 and freed herself from the foreign yoke after a protracted campaign for freedom, whereas the latter bestowed historicity on the day when India became...
India got its independence from Britishers in 1947 who ruled India for over 190 years. First through East India Company, and then British Raj was esstablished. What led British to take over India? India was a country of diversities viz-a- viz: Poverty...
Pakistan India Relations
As seen in “The Nation” newspaper. Link http://nation.com.pk/archives/May-20-2008
Pakistan-India relations since independence have been the victim of oscillations between short-lived periods of euphoria and raised expectations followed by long intervals marked by disappointment...
“At the stroke of the midnight hour, whenthe world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.” These were the historical words of our first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, on the eve of India's much awaited Independence Day. However, has India really woken up from its sleep of dreams and aspirations...
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INDIA since independence
India was a British colony. It earned its independence from the British on 15/08/1947. Day before that Pakistan which was created as a result of partition of British India was established and flanked on two sides of India: West Pakistan which is called today Pakistan, and...
in 2004.The Republic Day Parade is an annual military and cultural parade held in the Indian Capital of New Delhi on 26 January, the Republic Day of India. Republic Day is celebrated with the hoisting of the national flag, and parades by the armed forces and school children all over the country. The largest...
approach to British rule won independence for India, he was then assassinated by a religious fanatic.
He studied law at University College in London. Students weren't very fond of him just because he was Indian.
Gandhi declared that he would go to jail or even die before obeying an anti-Asian law...
In India, Republic Day honors the date on which the Constitution of India came into force replacing the Government of India Act 1935 as the governing document of India on 26 January 1950.
The date of 26 January was chosen to honour the declaration of independence of 1930. It is one of the three national...
the labour movement in the post independence period
Before Independence, there was a common cause of independence from colonial rule for trade unions to be in unity. But post independence split became more prominent. As AITUC became communist dominant before independence, so Congress decided to start...
Anti-Colonial Nationalism in British Colonial India
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A thorough analysis of India during the fight for freedom from colonial British rule must include three different aspects: the origins, the nature, and the scope of the conflict. The...
Independence Day, observed annually on 15 August, is a national holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from British rule on 15 August 1947. India attained freedom following an independence movement noted for largely nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience led by the Indian National...
that had been under the influence of British and French rule wanted there independence from the imperial powers. The idea of decolonization, the resign of all colonial possessions by imperial powers, spread throughout Asia, India, and Africa. Decolonization contributed to the global political transformation...
unit give us an overview of the state of the Indian economy as it was at the eve of independence till after four decades of planned development, which was a path that India chose. This meant that the Government of India had to take a series of steps such as the establishment of the Planning Commission...
A Review of the Impeachment of Judges in India & the United States:
More Political than Judicial?
Divyanshu Kr. Srivastava & Sooraj Sharma*
“Judges have, of course, the power, though not the right, to ignore the mandate of a
statute, and render judgment in despite of it. They have...
is a book by Dominique Lapierre and Larry Collins. It describes the events in the Indian independence movement in 1947-48, beginning with the appointment of Lord Mountbatten as the last viceroy of British India, and ending with the death and funeral of Mahatma Gandhi.
The authors having interviewed...
On the eve of India’s independence, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru famous speech “Tryst with Destiny” marked the beginning of a free India with words symbolizing hope and triumph.
India got its independence from the clutches of British rule on 15th August 1947. It was this day when India’s tricolor flag...
Health Insurance in India is in its Infancy Health is a human right, which has also been accepted in the constitution. Health care has always been a problem area for India. Before independence the health structure was in dismal condition with a high morbidity and high mortalities, and prevalence...
January - 2010
The Republic Day of India: A Great
Dr. Ratnakar Mohapatra
freedom fighters those who fought for and
sacrificed their lives for the independence of our
The word Republic is used to denote
that a country in which...
kavita. Although India obtained its independence on August 15, 1947, the Constitution of India came into effect only on January 26, 1950. During the transition period from 1947 to 1950, King George VI was the head of country. C. Rajagopalachari served as the Governor-General of India during this period...
Indian National Army And Its Role in Independence struggle
ID NO. 1947 IIND YEAR, B.A., LL.B. (HONS.) DATE OF SUBMISSION: 25TH SEPTEMBER, 2012
NATIONAL LAW SCHOOL OF INDIA UNIVERSITY
EMPIRE GAVE UP IMPERIAL CONTROL?
On 15th August 1947, India finally escaped away from the rule of the British. Mahatma Gandhi, 1869-1948, was the leader of Indian Nationalism in British-ruled India. Before Gandhi was born, British started ruling India at 1858. They took control of the cotton industry and...
India After Independence
A New and Divided Nation
When India became independent in August 1947, it
faced a series of very great challenges. As a result of
Partition, 8 million refugees had come into the country
from what was now Pakistan. These people had to be
found homes and...