History for Prelims

Dadabhai Naoroji – UPSC Prelims

Dadabhai Naoroji He was an Indian nationalist, educationist, first Indian MP in British Parliament, an Economist, a mentor and belonged to a Parsi community As an educationist: He began his career as a professor and work towards equality and state-supported universal education. As a British MP: He used the British institution to fulfil Indian interests. He passed …

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Palaeolithic Age – UPSC Prelims

Palaeolithic Age: Palaeolithic is derived from the Greek word ‘palaeo’, which means old and ‘lithic’ meaning stone. Therefore, the term Palaeolithic age refers to the old Stone Age. Palaeolithic age in India is divided into three phases: Early or Lower Palaeolithic (50,0000 – 100,000 BC), Middle Palaeolithic(100,000 – 40,000 BC) and Upper Palaeolithic (40,000 – 10,000 BC).

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar – UPSC Prelims

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar: He was an Indian independence activist, politician, lawyer and writer. He is also known as Swatantryaveer Savarkar. Birth: Born on 28th May,1883 in Bhagur, a village near Nashik in Maharashtra. Related Organisations and Work: Founded a secret society called Abhinav Bharat Society. Went to the United Kingdom and was involved with organizations such as India House and the Free …

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Gopal Krishna Gokhale – UPSC Prelims

Gopal Krishna Gokhale: Gopal Krishna Gokhale(1866 –1915) was an Indian liberal political leader and a social reformer during the Indian Independence Movement. He was born on 9 May 1866 Contributions of Gopal Krishna Gokhale: Role in Indian a National Congress(INC): Gokhale became a member of the Indian National Congress(INC) in 1889. He was associated with …

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