Revolt of 1857

Revolt of 1857 Context: The skeletons of 282 Indian soldiers who participated in the country’s First War of Independence in 1857 were found during the excavation near Amritsar. Background: The revolt of 1857 marked the formal start of the fight for independence from British colonial […]

Bihar Diwas

Bihar Diwas Context: • The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has extended greetings to the people of Bihar on Bihar Diwas. About: • Bihar Day (Bihar Diwas) is observed every year on March 22, marking the formation of the state of Bihar. It was on […]

Purana Qila

Purana Qila   Context: Union Minister for Health and Chemicals & Fertilizers and other dignitaries participated in the health heritage walk at Purana Qila in New Delhi today, for creating awareness about health benefits of walking and also Jan Aushadhi Generic medicines.   About: The […]

Chhatrapati Shivaji Jayanti

Chhatrapati Shivaji Jayanti Context: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his Jayanti. The Prime Minister has also said that his outstanding leadership and emphasis on social welfare has been inspiring people for generations.   About: He was born […]

National War Memorial

National War Memorial   Context: Sharing a video tweet from Table Tennis player Manika Batra of her visit to National War Memorial, the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi urged everyone to visit National War Memorial.   About: The National War Memorial in India is a […]

TIPU SULTAN

TIPU SULTAN   Context: Mysore King Tipu Sultan is at the centre of a controversy in Mumbai with the BJP claiming that Congress leader and Mumbai Suburban Minister Aslam Shaikh is planning to name a playground in the Muslim dominated Malwani locality after the 17th […]