[Solved] Highlight the differences between the two branches of Indian music- Hindustani and Carnatic systems. Do you think technology is ruining Indian classical music?

Hindustani and Kamatak music developed into two independent systems of music emerging from the same, single source- Vedas. India had one system of music throughout the country till about the 13th century. Haripala, for the first time, mentioned the terms Hindustani and Carnatic (Carnatic) music. With the advent of Muslim rule in the North, the … Read more

World War I

World War One started in 1914 after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. It is also known as the Great War. Factors responsible  The primary cause of World War 1 was the death of Archduke Franz of Austria. Due to this murder, Austria-Hungary declared battle on Serbia. Russia entered this fight due to … Read more

Commercialization of agriculture under British Rule

The replacement of food crops by the cash crops is called commercialization of agriculture. The commercialization of agriculture is carried out by keeping the market needs in mind because the production is not carried for self consumption. Factors and forces The commercialization of agriculture was the result of the establishment of British rule in India. … Read more

Jain architecture

Jain architecture is an offshoot of Hindu and Buddhist styles. In the initial years, many Jain temples were made adjoining the Buddhist temples following the Buddhist rock-cut style. Initially these temples were mainly carved out of rock faces and the use of bricks was almost negligible. However, in later years Jains started building temple-cities on … Read more

Bhakti & Sufi Movement

Sufism is the mystical movement against orthodox practice in Islam, while the Bhakti movement refers to the trend in medieval Hinduism that sought to bring religious reforms by adopting the method of devotion to achieve salvation. Similarities between bhaktism and Sufism were: The Bhakti and Sufi movements showed the people that the existence of God … Read more

Contribution of Tribal People In the Indian Independence Movement

Tribal people are considered as the people who live in simple societies with its member coming from the same ethnicity, speaking common dialect and share a strong relationship with their surroundings. For a large part of our history, they lived in harmony with the mainland Hindus having kingdoms. The relationship between the two communities existed … Read more

Russian Revolution of 1917

The Russian Revolution of 1917 is considered to be one of the most significant events in the history of mankind because its direct and indirect consequences were far-reaching. While the effect of the French revolution was initially confined to Europe the consequences of the Russian revolution were truly global. Two revolutions In the year 1917, … Read more

Spread of Industrial Revolution outside Britain

Spread of Industrial Revolution outside Britain For almost a half-century Industrial Revolution remained limited to Britain because the British government maintained strict control over new machines and technologies. Their export was not allowed in any form. Belgium During the opening year of  19th C, since the British mill owners migrated to Belgium and they secretly … Read more