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  • Early Cultures

    Early Cultures

    Not long ago, it seemed that South Asian history began at a singular moment in the second millennium...

  • Gotma Buddha

    Gotma Buddha

    More than two thousand five hundred years ago, there lived in India, in the shadow of the Himalayas,...

  • Sikandar Lodhi

    Sikandar Lodhi

    Bahlol Lodhi was succeeded by his son Nizam Khan who took up the title of Sikandar Shah. There was s...

Hakim Ajmal Khan

Hakim Ajmal khan was born in Delhi on 12th Feb 1863. He belonged to a family of well-known and respected physicians, who were the decedents of the Babur Army. Hakim Ajmal Khan was taught to read Holy Quran and other traditional books. After that he studied medicine at home under ... Read More »


Siraj-ud-Daula was the last independent Nawab of Bengal who succeeded Alivadi Khan to the throne. He was born in 1733 and died on July 23, 1757. The end of his reign marks the end of the independent rule in India and beginning of the company’s rule that continued unabated over ... Read More »

Third Battle of Panipat

Third battle of Panipat has great significance in the history of south-Asia, this battle occurred in the mid of 18th century. This battle was a colossal defeat for the Marathas which is unprecedented in Indian history. The time period in which this battle was fought is of great importance, because ... Read More »

Jalaluddin Akbar

Akbar, the great was one of the most eminent rulers of Indian history. He was one of the two greatest and of course the most controversial personality along with Aurangzeb. Both are variously held responsible for the downfall of the Mughal Empire.   Akbar came to the throne in 1556 ... Read More »

Sur Dynasty

The Sur dynasty ruled India from 1540 to 1555. It was founded by Sher Shah Suri, original name Farid, who was the son of an afghan landlord, Hasan Khan Suri. The total number of the rulers remained seven, and among those seven kings only one ruled effectively, Sher Khan or ... Read More »

Muhammad Shah

Muhammad Shah was a weak and incompetent ruler and quite unable to cope with the forces of disorder and rebellion. Various governors became independent and powerful to be controlled by him. Multan became independent under the Langahs, and Bahlol Lodhi, the governor of Sirhind, extended his influence over eastern and ... Read More »

Mir Zafrullah Khan Jamali

Mir Zafrullah Khan Jamali is former sports administrator who remained as Prime Minister of Pakistan from 2002 to 2004. He was born on January 1, 1944 in the village of Dera Murad Jamali which is in Nasirabad District of Balochistan.His family was educated and had been under the influence of  ... Read More »


Kanishka was a king of the Kushana Empire in South Asia. Kanishka is considered to be one of the most significant and important rulers of the Kushan Kingdom, an area that included the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, Afghanistan, and possibly regions north of Kashmir in central Asia.  He ... Read More »

Rawalpindi Conspiracy (1951)

Certain events in the history of nations leave deep impacts on their future. Such incidents are always controversial and remain a matter of dispute among sections of the society. The Rawalpindi Conspiracy case is one such incident in our post-independence history which has influenced our political and social history. After ... Read More »

Elections of 1945-46

The 1945-46 elections were, by far, the most critical at all levels in the annals of the history of Indian sub-continent. The first Simla Conference had broken down on 14th July 1945 on the controversial issue of the representative culture of the All India Muslim League (AIML). Also, once World ... Read More »

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