Amidst World War II, on 8th August 1940, the British Government announced dominion status to India through its famous ‘August Offer’ which was rejected by the Indians.
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Notes on The Indian Council Act (1909) or Morley-Minot Reforms. As per the Act of 1909 membership of the Legislative Council at the Centre increased from 16 to 60. Membership also increased in provincial legislatures and was limited at 50 in the provinces of Calcutta, Madras and Bombay.
Short notes on Population Growth and Poverty. Rapid growth of population in comparison to the rate of growth of resources hampers the process of economic development.
Notes on the Techniques and achievements of the Extremists. The Extremists did not like the methods of prayer, petition and protest of the moderates…
The UNESCO stands for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. It is a specialized agency of the U.N.O. It came into existence on November 4,1946. Its head office is situated in Paris (France).
Patriarchal and Matriarchal theory regarding the origin of the State. Sir Henry Maine is the chief advocate of the patriarchal theory. He defines it as theory of the origin of society in separate families, held together by the authority and protection of the eldest male descendant.
Comprehensive notes on The Organic Theory and the Idealistic Theory. The fundamental unity of the State has provoked the imagination of various philosophers to explain the nature and degree of this unity.
Brief notes on The Era of Militant Nationalism (1905-1919). The Moderates like Dadabhai Naoroji, M.G. Ranade, R.C. Dutta etc. exposed in their writings, the nature of economic exploitation of the Indian mass by the British authority.
Short notes on Prarthana Samaj. The Brahmo Samaj found its echo in Maharashtra. Following Rammohan’s ideas, the Paramhansa Sabha was founded in 1849. It aimed at eradicating social evils on the same footing what the Brahmo Samaj was doing.
Brief notes on India’s Foreign Trade. Prior to British rule, India was famous in the world for its exportable items, which were bused on cottage and small scale industries.