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Non-Cooperation Movement and Khilafat Movement in India

The Non-Cooperation Movement launched on 1st August 1920 by Mahatma Gandhi was the first mass movement organised on a nation-wide scale during the course of India’s freedom struggle. In this article, we shall read about the causes, methods, impact and end of the Non-Cooperation Movement in detail. Causes of Non-Cooperation Movement There were four main […]

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Differences Between Non-Cooperation Movement and Civil Disobedience Movement

Although both the nationalist movements, the non-cooperation movement and civil disobedience movement, had similar objectives and were launched under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi there were important differences between non-cooperation movement and civil disobedience movement which are highlighted in this article. Differences Between Non-Cooperation Movement and Civil Disobedience Movement The Non-Cooperation movement was launched by […]

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Civil Disobedience Movement in India

The Civil Disobedience Movement was one of the most significant movements launched by Mahatma Gandhi in the course of India’s freedom struggle. In this post, we shall read about the various aspects of the Civil Disobedience Movement in India including its causes, the Dandi March, the methods of civil disobedience, its end and impact of […]

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Facts and Significance About Swadeshi and Boycott Movements

The Swadeshi movement launched in the early 20th Century was a direct fallout of the decision of the British India government to partition Bengal. Use of Swadeshi goods and boycott of foreign made goods were the two main objectives of this movement. In this post we shall learn about the facts and significance of the […]

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Causes of the Revolt of 1857

The Sepoy mutiny of 1857, popularly known as the Revolt of 1857 was the first major attempt at overthrow of the British rule from India led by disgruntled sepoys or army jawans and later joined by various sections of the society like princes, zamindars, peasants, etc. for different reasons. There were economic, administrative and socio-religious […]

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The Storm Centres of 1857 Revolt and Leaders

The 1857 Revolt has been termed as the first war of Independence by many Historians as it was the first uprising to take place simultaneously in many places across India against the colonial rule. In this post, we will know which were the storm centres of the 1857 mutiny and who were the main leaders […]

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Causes of Failure of Revolt of 1857

The Revolt or uprising of 1857 was a valiant effort by disgruntled Indian sepoys to overthrow the colonial power from Indian shores, however, it ended in failure. The reasons for the failure of the 1857 Revolt are many and can be grouped into Administrative, Military and Political causes. We will look into each cause of […]

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Regional Powers in 18th Century – Part 3

This is the 3rd and last part of regional powers in 18th Century where we discuss about the different Maratha powers and sardars in central India. BAJI RAO I This greatest of Peshwas was described as “The greatest exponent of guerrilla tactics after Shivaji.” He was the real founder of hereditary Peshwaship. He formulated the […]

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