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Q. Analyse critically the motive and compulsion of the British in framing social policies for India. [BPSC:60-62nd]

Q. Analyse critically the motive and compulsion of the British in framing social policies for India. [BPSC:60-62nd] Ans: The term social policy covers wide range of policies pertaining to law, education, social norms, family, criminality, status ranking, social information gathering and various other similar kinds of state intervention for the collective life of the governed […]

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Q. “The consequence of British land revenue settlements was an extensive revolution in the landed property of the country and a basic transformation in the agricultural community.” Elucidate. “ब्रिटिश भू-राजस्व बंदोबस्तों का परिणाम था देश की भू-सम्पत्ति में व्यापक क्रांति तथा कृषक समुदाय में बुनियादी परिवर्तन।” विस्तारित कीजिए। [BPSC-2012]

Q. “The consequence of British land revenue settlements was an extensive revolution in the landed property of the country and a basic transformation in the agricultural community.” Elucidate. “ब्रिटिश भू-राजस्व बंदोबस्तों का परिणाम था देश की भू-सम्पत्ति में व्यापक क्रांति तथा कृषक समुदाय में बुनियादी परिवर्तन।” विस्तारित कीजिए। [BPSC-2012] Ans: During British rule, several land […]

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Q. Analyse in detail the strong and weak aspects of the non-cooperation movement. असहयोग आंदोलन के मजबूत और कमजोर पहलुओं का विस्तार से विश्लेषण कीजिए। [BPSC-2009]

Q. Analyse in detail the strong and weak aspects of the non-cooperation movement. असहयोग आंदोलन के मजबूत और कमजोर पहलुओं का विस्तार से विश्लेषण कीजिए। [BPSC-2009] Ans: The Non-cooperation (1921-22) was the first nationwide mass agitation against colonial rule launched by Gandhiji The movement was launched on 1 August, 1920 from the Central Khilafat Committee […]

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Q. Discuss critically the land revenue system of British Government in India. भारत में ब्रिटिश सरकार की भू राजस्व व्यवस्था का आलोचनात्मक वर्णन कीजिए। [BPSC-1999]

Q. Discuss critically the land revenue system of British Government in India. भारत में ब्रिटिश सरकार की भू राजस्व व्यवस्था का आलोचनात्मक वर्णन कीजिए। [BPSC-1999] Ans: Since the grant of diwani for Bengal, Bihar and Orissa in 1765, the major concern of the East India Company’s administration in India was to collect as much revenue […]

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Q. “The Indian National Army was, in essence, the army of liberation of India.” Explain. [BPSC-2012]

Q. “The Indian National Army was, in essence, the army of liberation of India.” Explain. [BPSC-2012] Ans: Indian National Army was formed for the liberation of India from the British rule. Japanese after defeating the British in South East Asia, took a number of Indian soldiers as prisoners of war. In 1942, a conference of […]

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Commercialization Of Agriculture During British Rule in India

Commercialization Of Agriculture During British Rule in India What is Commercialization of Agriculture? Commercialisation of agriculture is a phe­nomenon where agriculture is governed by commer­cial consideration i.e. certain specialised crops began to be grown not for consumption in village but for sale in national and even in international market. Commercialization of agriculture in India began […]

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Morley-Minto Reforms, 1909 or Indian Councils Act, 1909

Morley-Minto Reforms, 1909 or Indian Councils Act, 1909 The Indian Councils Act 1909, commonly known as the Morley-Minto Reforms, was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that brought about a limited increase in the involvement of Indians in the governance of British India. The Act amended the Indian Councils Acts of 1861 […]

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Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms and Government of India Act, 1919

Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms and Government of India Act, 1919 Background: The Minto Morley Reforms were passed not with the intention of establishing a parliamentary system in India but with intention of buttressing the authority of the British bureaucracy by rallying to its side the Moderates and the Muslims. The Reforms of 1909 did not satisfy any […]

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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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