Savitribai Phule, the social reformer who is considered to be one of India’s first modern feminists, was born on January 3, 1831. About Savitribai Phule Phule was born in Naigaon, Maharashtra in 1831 and married activist and social reformer Jyotirao Phule when she was nine years old. Achievements of Savitribai Phule In various fields Role as a social reformer She founded the India’s first school for girls called Bhide... .
Updated on 4 January, 2020
West Bengal Governor drew widespread condemnation when he referred to a table used by Lord Curzon to sign papers pertaining to the Partition of Bengal in 1905 as “iconic” in his tweet. Who was Lord Curzon? Lord Curzon born in 1859, Curzon became the youngest Viceroy of India in 1899 at age 39 and remained in office until his resignation in 1905. Deeply racist: Curzon was deeply racist, and convinced of Britain’s “civilizing mission” i... .
Updated on 3 January, 2020
The debate on The Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in Parliament has included multiple references to the Nehru-Liaquat Pact that was signed in Delhi in 1950. Home Minister has said that following the signing of the pact, while India protected its minorities, Pakistan failed to do so — and it was this wrong that the CAB would now correct. At the time the pact, officially the Agreement Between the Governments of India and Pakistan Regarding Sec... .
Updated on 12 December, 2019
Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar is celebrated for his immense vision and contributions to the legal and social framework of our Republic, but many forget that he was, by training, one of the foremost Indian economists of his time. Farmers Armed with a double PhD from Columbia University in New York, and the London School of Economics, he first set his mind to the emancipation of smallholder farmers, who were trapped in cycles of debt, with access to inputs ... .
Updated on 6 December, 2019