400th Birth Anniversary of Lachit Borphukan

Context: A three-day celebration of the 400th birth anniversary of the legendary Assamese general and folk hero Lachit Borphukan began in New Delhi. Relevance: GS I: History Dimensions of the Article: History of the Ahom kingdom Legend of Lachit Borphukan Source: Indian Express

Guru Tegh Bahadur – Shaheedi Divas

Context: November 24 is commemorated as the Shaheedi Divas of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth guru of the Sikhs, who stood up against forcible conversions by the Mughals, and was executed on the orders of Aurangzeb in 1675. Relevance: GS I- History Dimensions of the Article: About Guru Tegh Bahadur: The Guru’s times Run-in with […]

Birth Anniversary of Tipu Sultan

Birth Anniversary of Tipu Sultan

Context: The birth anniversary of Tipu Sultan was observed recently, bringing his contested legacy to the forefront of political discourse once again. Relevance: GS I: Modern History Dimensions of the Article: About Tipu Sultan Was Tipu Sultan a tyrant and a religious bigot? Some of the reforms Tipu Sultan introduced Tipu’s fascination with European culture: […]

Kashi Tamil Sangamam

Focus: GS I: History Why in News? Prime Minister of India inaugurated the month-long Kashi Tamil Sangamam in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. About Kashi Tamil Sangamam Cultural Significance:

Rani Lakshmibai Jayanti

Rani Lakshmibai Jayanti

Focus:  GS I- Modern Indian history Why in News? PM paid tribute to Rani Lakshmibai on her Jayanti. About Rani Lakshmibai About Doctrine of Lapse By applying the doctrine of lapse, Dalhousie annexed the States of:

About Birsa Munda

Context: On the occasion of the birth anniversary of tribal leader Birsa Munda, the Centre marked the second Janjatiya Gaurav Divas to celebrate the contributions of tribal communities to Indian culture. Relevance: GS I: History Dimensions of the Article: What was the situation of Jharkhand’s tribals in the 18th century? About Birsa Munda What was […]

CP Ramaswamy Iyer

Context: Amid the ongoing tussle between the LDF government in Kerala and Governor, senior BJP leader and state education minister traded allegations over erstwhile Travancore Diwan Sir CP Ramaswamy Iyer. Relevance: GS I: History Dimensions of the Article: About Sir CP Ramaswamy Iyer Independent Travancore mission ‘American model’ for Travancore: Punnapra-Vayalar revolt: Assassination attempt on […]

Maulana Azad and Acharya Kripalani

Focus:  GS I- Modern Indian history. Why in News? PM pays tributes to Maulana Azad and Acharya Kripalani on their Jayanti About Maulana Abul Kalam Azad About Acharya Kripalani

About Nadaprabhu Kempegowda

About Nadaprabhu Kempegowda

Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (November 11) arrived in Bengaluru to unveil the 108-feet tall bronze statue of ‘Nadaprabhu’ Kempegowda, credited to be the city’s founder, and inaugurate Terminal 2 of the International Airport, which was built at a cost of around Rs 5,000 crore.  Relevance: GS I: History Who was Nadaprabhu Kempegowda? […]

About Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji

About Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Focus:  GS I- History Why in News? The Prime Minister attended and offered prayers at celebrations of the 553rd Prakash Parv of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji at New Delhi.  About Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Above attached image of all the 10 Guru’s of Sikhism.  5 teachings of Guru Nanak Ji  The One God No […]