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About Indian History

Starting from the early stone age in India back in 500,000 to 200,000 years ago, to different rulers and empires that took over each other to rule in India with finally the East India Company entering India in the 1600s and independence from them in 1947 leading to the partition of India and Bengal into Pakistan and Bangladesh respectively. This section on Indian History covers it all.

It is said to understand the present and the future it is very important to know the history and it is very well applied in real life. To understand the beauty of India, its traditions, its heritage, its architecture, its economy; it is a must to understand the history of India.

Under this section, the uprising of the caste system, social difference, the teachings of the Vedas and the teaching of Buddha and similar independent leaders that are applicable in modern India is briefly discussed to help a person know everything they need to, about India’s history. Happy reading.

Main Category


1 Chronology of Indian history
2 Prehistoric era 2.1 Stone Age
2.2 Indus Valley Civilisation
3 Vedic period (ca. 1500 BCE–500 BCE) 3.1 Vedic society
3.2 Sanskritization
3.3 Sanskrit Epics
4 “Second urbanisation” (500–200 BCE) 4.1 Mahajanapadas (600–300 BCE)
4.2 Upanishads and Sramana movements
4.3 Magadha Empire
4.4 Persian and Greek conquests
4.5 Maurya Empire (322–185 BCE)
5 Classical period (200 BCE–1100 CE) 5.1 Early Classical period (200 BCE–320 CE)
5.1.1 Sunga Empire
5.1.2 Satavahana Dynasty
5.1.3 Sangam Period
5.1.4 Kharavela Empire
5.1.5 Northwestern kingdoms and hybrid cultures
5.1.6 Kushan Empire
5.1.7 Travels to India
5.1.8 Roman trade with India
5.2 Classical period (320-650 CE)
5.2.1 Gupta Empire – Golden Age
5.2.2 Vakataka Dynasty
5.2.3 The White Huns
5.2.4 Empire of Harsha
5.3 Late Classical period (650–1100 CE)
5.3.1 Chalukya Empire
5.3.2 Rashtrakuta Empire (8th–10th century)
5.3.3 Pala Empire (8th–12th century)
5.3.4 Chola Empire (9th–13th century)
5.3.5 Western Chalukya Empire
5.4 Early Islamic intrusions into India (8th–12th century)
6 Medieval and early modern periods (1206–1858)
6.1 Delhi Sultanate (1206–1526)
6.2 Vijayanagara Empire (14th–16th century)
6.3 Regional powers
6.4 Mughal Empire
6.5 Maratha Empire (1674–1818)
6.6 Sikh Empire (northwest)
6.7 Other kingdoms
7 Beginning of European explorations and establishment of Colonialism 7.1 Western explorers and traders (c.1500–1750)
7.2 Expansion of the British East India Company rule in India (1757–1857)
8 Modern period and Independence (after c.1850) 8.1 The rebellion of 1857 and its consequences
8.2 British Raj (1858–1947)
8.2.1 Reforms
8.2.2 Famines
8.3 The Indian independence movement
8.4 Independence and partition (1947–present)


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