World Geography

Indian National Movement

“Though conceived by an Englishman Hume (affectionately called the Father), the India National Congress had members from all communities: the Hindus, the Muslims, the Parsis, the Englishmen. As an all-India ..

Rule of the British Government

It’s Impact on India The rule of the British Government on India from 1858 to 1947 had an impact on our Constitution, governance, society, economy, culture, and on almost all ..

Company’s Regime

The impoverishment of agriculture and the destruction a supplier of raw-materials of self-sufficing rural economy constituted- The drain of wealth from India to Britain, either through impact of the Company’s ..

Trade relations between England and India

The trade relations between England and India can be studied through the English East India Company in two phases: (a) between 1600 and 1757; (b) between 1757 and 1857. Between ..

Sex Ratio

Census of India denes sex ratio as number of females per thousand males. Sex ratio in India has been historically negative i.e. unfavourable to females. In the pre-independence period, the ..

Religious Composition

India is the birth-place of four major religions–Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism. The most dominant religion, however, is Hinduism. ‘Hindustan’, the land of the Hindus is one of the names ..

Literacy

The Population Commission of United Nation considers the ability, to both read and write a simple message with understanding in any language, a sufficient basis for classifying a person as ..

Urban Area

As per Census, of India the deletion of urban area adopted is as follows: All places with a municipality, corporation, cantonment board or notified town area committee, etc. All other ..

Urbanisation

Rural-Urban Composition Part of population living in the villages, i.e., rural areas is known as rural population and that living in towns and cities, i.e., urban areas is known as ..

Density of Population

Density of population is a better measure of understanding the variation in the distribution of population. It is expressed as number of persons per unit area. In other words, it ..