History

Structure of the Atmosphere

The atmosphere consists of almost concentric layers of air from bottom to its highest limit. These layers differ from one another with respect to density and temperature. On the basis ..

Graticule

Graticule is the network of parallels and meridians drawn on a globe. This network helps us in locating dierent places with reference to given latitudes and longitudes. Supposing (Figure 2.5), ..

Some conclusions by All-India Congress Committee

The committee is of the opinion that Britain is incapable of defending India. It is natural that whatever she does is for her own defense. There is the eternal conflict between Indian and ..

British-Indian Treaty

A British-Indian Treaty will be negotiated between the Constituent Assembly (our own use of the term here) and the United Kingdom to provide for certain matters arising out of the transfer of power. ..

Cabinet Mission Plan, Mountbatten Plan

Plan and India’s Independence Act Describing the situation of the country in early 1946, Maulana Azad writes, “Anabolutely new India had been born. The people, whether officials or non-officials, were fired with ..

British-Indian Treaty

A British-Indian Treaty will be negotiated between the Constituent Assembly (our own use of the term here) and the United Kingdom to provide for certain matters arising out of the transfer of power. ..

Quit India Movement

The students walked out of the universities and started a campaign of sabotage. Cases of arson and bomb throwing also became common. In U.P. three police stations were burnt, four ..

Cripps Proposals, 1942

In the beginning of the year 1942, the British Government felt it difficult to remain indifferent towards the Indian problem any longer. The turn of events rather obliged the authorities in England to ..

National Movement : 1940-1947

XV(I). August offer, 1940 On August 8, 1940 Linlithgow, the Viceroy, issued a statement known as the “August Offer”. This statement of the Viceroy was, in fact, a declaration of British policy ..

Women’s involvement in National Struggle

During the national struggle, women’s involvement was quite visible. At the beginning of the twentieth century, numerous Mahila Samitis came to be founded. Saroj Nalini Datta (1913) in Bengal and Sarla Devi Chaudharian ..