Indo-Aryans
Indo-Aryan or Indic peoples are an ethno-linguistic group referring to the wide collection of peoples united as native speakers of the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-Iranian language family, and is in ...
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Indigenous Aryans
Indigenous Aryans refers to the idea that the speakers of Indo-Aryan languages are "indigenous" to the Indian subcontinent. It is a politicised theory, which includes arguments against the Indo-Aryan ...
Out of India theory
Indigenous Aryans refers to the idea that the speakers of Indo-Aryan languages are "indigenous" to the Indian subcontinent. It is a politicised theory, which includes arguments against the Indo-Aryan ...
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Vedic period
The Vedic period (or Vedic age) (ca.1750–500 BCE) was the period in Indian history during which the Vedas, the oldest scriptures of Hinduism, were composed.During the early part of the Vedic per...
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Rigvedic tribes
The Aryan tribes mentioned in the Rigveda are described as semi-nomadic pastoralists. During the Rigvedic period, they formed a warrior society, engaging in endemic warfare and cattle raids ("gaviṣṭi"...
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Iron Age India
Iron Age India, the Iron Age in the Indian subcontinent (South Asia), succeeds the Late Harappan (Cemetery H) culture, also known as the last phase of the Indus Valley Tradition. The main Iron Age arc...
Mahajanapadas
Mahājanapada (Sanskrit: महाजनपद, Mahājanapada, literally "great realm" from maha, "great", and janapada "foothold of a tribe", "country") refers to one of the sixteen kingdoms and oligarchic republics...
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Maurya Empire
The Maurya Empire was a geographically extensive Iron Age historical power in ancient India, ruled by the Maurya dynasty from 322–185 BCE. Originating from the kingdom of Magadha in the Indo-Gang...
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Middle Indic
Middle Indo-Aryan languages (Middle Indic languages, sometimes conflated with the Prakrits) is a historical group of languages of the Indo-Aryan family. Middle Indo-Aryan languages are the descendants...
Middle kingdoms of India
Middle kingdoms of India (or Classical India) refers to the political entities in India from the 3rd century BCE and the 13th century CE. This period begins after the decline of the Maurya Empire, and...
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History of Hindustani
Hindustani is one of the predominant languages of South Asia, with federal status in India and Pakistan, in its standardized forms Hindi and Urdu. It principally developed in North India during the Mu...
South Asians
The ethno-linguistic composition of the population of South Asia, that is the nations of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka is highly diverse. The majority of the popul...
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Desi
Desi [d̪eːsi] is a term for the people, cultures, and products of the Indian subcontinent or South Asia and their diaspora, derived from the Ancient Sanskrit देश (deśá or deshi), meaning country. Desi...
Genetics and archaeogenetics of South Asia
The study of the genetics and archaeogenetics of the ethnic groups of South Asia aims at uncovering these groups' genetic history. The geographic position of India makes Indian populations important f...
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Kuninda Kingdom
The Kingdom of Kuninda (or Kulinda in ancient literature) was an ancient central Himalayan kingdom from around the 2nd century BCE to the 3rd century, located in the modern state of Uttarakhand and ...
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Matsya Kingdom
Matsya (Sanskrit for "fish") were one of the Indo-Aryan tribes of Vedic India.By the late Vedic period, they ruled a kingdom located south of the Kurus, and west of the Yamuna river which separated i...
Mahameghavahana dynasty
The Mahameghavahana dynasty (Oriya: ମହାମେଘବାହନ; Mahā-Mēgha-Bāhana, c. 250s BC to 400s AD) was an ancient ruling dynasty of Kalinga after the decline of the Mauryan Empire. The third ruler of the d...
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Pallava dynasty
The Pallava dynasty existed between the 3rd and 9th centuries CE, ruling a portion of what is today southern India. They gained prominence after the eclipse of the Satavahana dynasty, whom the Pallava...
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Rajput
Rajput (from Sanskrit raja-putra, "son of a king") is a member of one of the patrilineal clans of western, central, northern India and current eastern Pakistan. They rose to prominence between the 7th...
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Pandya dynasty
The Pandyan or Pandian dynasty was an ancient Tamil dynasty, one of the three Tamil dynasties, the other two being the Chola and the Chera. The Pandya King, along with Chera King and Chola King, toget...
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Chera dynasty
The Chera dynasty also known as Kerala Putras, Chera was an ancient dynasty in India, ruling over an area corresponding to modern-day western Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Together with the Chola and the Pa...
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Ayodhya 6 December 1992
Ayodhya 6 December 1992 (ISBN 0-670-05858-0) is a book written by P. V. Narasimha Rao and published on 1 August 2006, the tenth Prime Minister of India. Narasimha Rao had decreed that the book be publ...
Nanda Dynasty
The Nanda Dynasty (Sanskrit: नन्द राजवंश; IAST: Nanda Rājavaṃśa) originated from the region of Magadha in ancient India during the 4th century BC and lasted between 345–321 BCE. At its greatest ...
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Early Cholas
The Early Cholas of the pre and post Sangam period (300 BCE – 200 CE) were one of the three main kingdoms of the ancient Tamil country. Their early capitals were Urayur and Kaveripattinam. Along with...
Gangwar
Gangwar (गंगवार) is a community within the larger Kurmi Indian caste of North India. A farming community, it is native to the Gangetic plains of the Central Doab and Rohilkhand regions of North India....
Kosala
Kosala (Sanskrit: कोसल) was an ancient Indian kingdom, corresponding roughly in area with the region of Awadh in present day Uttar Pradesh. It emerged as a small state during the late Vedic period...
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Gurjar
Gurjar or Gujjar is a pastoral agricultural ethnic group with populations in India and Pakistan and a small number in northeastern Afghanistan. Alternative spellings include Gurjara, Gojar, Gūjar, G...
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Kuru Kingdom
Kuru (Sanskrit: कुरु) was the name of a Vedic Aryan tribal union in northern Iron Age India, encompassing the modern-day states of Delhi, Haryana, Uttarakhand and western part of Uttar Pradesh, wh...
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Pallava Empire
The Pallava dynasty existed between the 3rd and 9th centuries CE, ruling a portion of what is today southern India. They gained prominence after the eclipse of the Satavahana dynasty, whom the Pallava...
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