Indian independence
The term Indian Independence Movement encompasses activities and ideas aiming to end first East India Company rule (1757–1858), then the British Raj (1858–1947). The independence movement saw various...
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European colonies in India
Colonial India is the part of the Indian subcontinent which was under the control of European colonial powers, through trade and conquest. The first European power to arrive in India was the Macedonia...
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East India Company
The East India Company (EIC), more properly called the Honourable East India Company (HEIC), was an English joint-stock company, formed to pursue trade with the East Indies, but which ended up tradin...
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Company rule in India
Company rule in India (sometimes, Company Raj, "raj," lit. "rule" in Hindi) refers to the rule or dominion of the British East India Company on the Indian subcontinent. This is variously taken to have...
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British Raj
The British Raj (rāj, meaning "rule" in Hindi) was British rule in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947. The term can also refer to the period of dominion. The region under British con...
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Carnatic Wars
The Carnatic Wars (also spelled Karnatic Wars) were a series of military conflicts in the middle of the 18th century on the Indian subcontinent. The conflicts involved numerous nominally independent r...
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Anglo-Mysore wars
The Anglo–Mysore Wars were a series of wars fought in India over the last three decades of the 18th century between the Kingdom of Mysore and the British East India Company, represented chiefly by the...
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Poligar War
Polygar War or Palayaikarar Wars refers to the wars fought between the Polygars (Palaiyakkarars) of former Tirunelveli Kingdom in Tamil Nadu, India and the British East India Company forces between Ma...
Indian Rebellion of 1857
The Indian Rebellion of 1857 began as a mutiny of sepoys of the East India Company's army on 10 May 1857, in the cantonment of the town of Meerut, and soon escalated into other mutinies and civilian r...
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Nationalist Movements in India
The Nationalist Movements in India were organized mass movements emphasizing and raising questions concerning the interests of the people of India.In most of these movements, people were themselves en...
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Indian National Congress
The Indian National Congress ( pronunciation ), INC, also commonly called the Congress is one of the two major political parties in India, the other being the Bharatiya Janata Party. It is ...
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Congress Socialist Party
The Congress Socialist Party (CSP) was founded in 1934 as a socialist caucus within the Indian National Congress[INC]. Its members rejected what they saw as the anti-rational mysticism of Mohandas Kar...
All India Kisan Sabha
All India Kisan Sabha (All India Peasants Union, also known as the Akhil Bharatiya Kisan Sabha), was the name of the peasants front of the undivided Communist Party of India (CPI), an important peasan...
Swami Sahajanand Saraswati
Swami Sahajanand Saraswati  pronunciation  (1889–1950), born in a Bhumihar family of Ghazipur of Uttar Pradesh state of India, was an ascetic (Dandi Sanyasi) of Dashnami Order (Dasanami Sann...
Swami Vivekananda
Swami Vivekananda ([ʃami bibekanɒnɖo], Shāmi Bibekānondo; 12 January 1863 – 4 July 1902), born Narendra Nath Datta ([nɔrend̪ro nat̪ʰ d̪ɔt̪t̪o]), was an Indian Hindu monk and chief disciple of t...
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Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore (/rəˈbindrəˈnɑːt ˈtɑːɡɔr/; Bengali: রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর, [robind̪ro nat̪ʰ ʈʰakur]), also written Rabīndranātha Thākura, (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), sobriquet Gurudev, was a Ben...
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Subramanya Bharathy
Chinnaswami Subramania Bharatiyar (11 December 1882 – 11 September 1921) was an Indian writer, poet, journalist, Indian independence activist and social reformer from Tamil Nadu, India. Popularly know...
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Syed Ahmed Khan
Sir Syed Ahmad Khan CSI (Urdu: سر سید احمد خان‎; 17 October 1817 – 27 March 1898), born Syed Ahmad Taqvi; (Urdu: سید احمد تقوی‎), commonly known as Sir Syed, was an Anglo-Indi...
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Partition of Bengal (1905)
The decision to effect the Partition of Bengal (Bengali: বঙ্গভঙ্গ) was announced in July 1905 by the Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon. The partition took place in 16 October 1905 and separated the large...
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Defence of India Act 1915
The Defence of India Act 1915, also referred to as the Defence of India Regulations Act, was an Emergency Criminal Law enacted by the Governor-General of India in 1915 with the intention of curtailing...
Jallianwala Bagh massacre
The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, also known as the Amritsar massacre, was a seminal event in the British rule of India. On 13 April 1919, a crowd of nonviolent protesters, along with Baishakhi pilgrims,...
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Mohandas Gandhi
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (/ˈɡɑːndi, ˈɡæn-/; [ˈmoːɦənd̪aːs ˈkərəmtʃənd̪ ˈɡaːnd̪ʱi]; 2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was the preeminent leader of Indian independence movement in British-ruled I...
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Non-cooperation movement
The non-cooperation movement was a significant phase of the Indian independence movement from British rule. It was led by Mahatma Gandhi and was supported by the Indian National Congress. After the Ja...
Salt Satyagraha
The Dandi March, also known as the Salt Satyagraha, began on 12 March 1930 and was an important part of the Indian independence movement. It was a direct action campaign of tax resistance and nonviole...
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Lahore Resolution
The Lahore Resolution (Urdu: قرارداد لاہور‎, Qarardad-e-Lahore; Bengali: লাহোর প্রস্তাব, Lahor Prostab), also known as the Pakistan Resolution (Urdu: قرارداد پاکستان‎, Qarardad-e-P...
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Revolutionary movement for Indian independence
The Revolutionary movement for Indian independence is a part of the Indian independence movement comprising the actions of the underground revolutionary factions. Groups believing in armed revolution ...
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Quit India Movement
The Quit India Movement (Hindi: भारत छोड़ो आन्दोलन Bhārat Chhodo Āndolan), or the India August Movement (August Kranti), was a civil disobedience movement launched in India on 8 August 1942 by Mo...
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Indian National Army
The Indian National Army (INA; Azad Hind Fauj; Hindi: आज़ाद हिन्द फ़ौज; Urdu: آزاد ہند فوج‎) was an armed force formed by Indian nationalists in 1942 in Southeast Asia during World War I...
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Arzi Hukumat-e-Azad Hind
Ārzī Hukūmat-e-Āzād Hind (Hindi: आर्ज़ी हुक़ूमत-ए-आज़ाद हिन्द; Urdu: عارضی حکومت‌ِ آزاد ہند‎; Nepali: आजाद हिन्द), the Provisional Government of Free India, or, more simply, Free Ind...
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Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
Subhas Chandra Bose ( listen ; 23 January 1897 – 18 August 1945(1945-08-18) (aged 48)) was an Indian nationalist whose attempt during World War II to rid India of British rule wi...
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