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PRINCES IN ELECTORAL POLITICS

PRINCES IN ELECTORAL POLITICS Privy Purse In India In India, the Privy Purse was a payment made to the royal families of erstwhile princely states as part of their agreements to first integrate with India in 1947, and later to merge their states in 1949 whereby they lost all ruling rights. The Instruments of Accession […]

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India and her neighbours (1947-1964)

India and her neighbours (1947-1964) 1) India-Bhutan For much of its history, Bhutan has preserved its isolation from the outside world, staying out of international organisations and maintaining few bilateral relations. Bhutan had come under the British suzerainty after clashing with the colonial powers in 1865 after Duar War. In 1910, the British had signed […]

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Nehru’s Foreign Policy

Nehru’s Foreign Policy Jawaharlal Nehru is considered to be the architect of modern India. Apart from his careful handling of India’s tumultuous domestic situation in the years immediately after the Independence, Nehru’s major contribution lies in the field of foreign policies. Apart from handling the domestic situation, Nehru’s major contribution lies in the area of […]

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(INDIAN ART AND CULTURE) INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE

INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE: The term “classical” (“Shastriya”) was introduced by Sangeet Natak Akademi to denote the Natya Shastra-based performing art styles. The Sangeet Natak Akademi has given recognition to eight Indian dance styles. The Akademi holds a Natya Sangam (festival of dance) during which artists from other classical dance forms are invited to perform. Dance […]

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