historyofindia

Rajkumari Gupta

Rajkumari Gupta, a name not many have heard. She belongs to that clan of freedom fighter who barely found a name in the Indian history of freedom fighter. She was born in Banda Zilla of Kanpur in 1902 to a...

India helped China conquer Tibet

Nehru’s India supplied rice for the invading PLA troops in Tibet in the early 1950s. The Chinese invasion of Tibet, which culminated in the 1962 war between India and China, has often been portrayed as the...

The Battle of Bahraich

Introduction In Indian history books, we have studied that Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni attacked India seventeen times during 1000 AD to 1027 AD. We have also learnt that Muhammad Ghori defeated Prithvi Raj Chauhan...

The full, unedited story of Britain’s Industrial Revolution

When I was taught about the Industrial Revolution in school, I was told it emerged spontaneously from great British inventions like the steam engine and the flying shuttle. Turns out the real history is...

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