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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 ..

English East India Company : Its Impact on India

The English East India Company, established on the new year eve in 1600, was granted permission to trade with the eastern countries by Queen Elizabeth I, herself a shareholder of ..

Polity and Governance

The Indian Context Polity and governance are interrelated in any system of administration, especially in countries like India, which seek to establish and promote democracy. Polity, without governance, is a ..

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 ..


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 ..


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 ..


Population Size India is one of the most populous countries of the world. Our country covers just 2.4% of the land area of the world whereas it is the home ..