Panchayati raj

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  • The Indian Mutiny (Sepoy Rebellion)

    The Indian Mutiny (Sepoy Rebellion) was India’s rebellion against British rule. It was a one year rebellion from 1857-1858. Although it was widespread, the rebellion was ultimately unsuccessful. Beginning in 1820, Britain introduced the idea that it had dominance in the political, economic, and cultural aspects of India. British officials began replacing Indian aristocracy. They also stopped allowing Hindu rulers without a natural heir to adopt an heir to be their successor. Britain would then…

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  • Essay On Sepoy Rebellion

    The year 1857 was a pivotal time for the Indian subcontinent and its inhabitants. This was the first time the sepoys stood up against the East India Trading Company. Lives were lost. Blood was shed and people were forever changed. There are numerous theories and rumors that attempt to explain the why. Why did the rebellion happen? Why were these atrocities committed on both sides? Why is there no sure answer as to why the massacres occurred? Who's to blame? In 1857 the differences between the…

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  • An Analysis Of Gandhi's Assassination

    In the evening of January 30, 1948, Gandhi was on his way to deliver his routine prayer at the Birla House in New Delhi. Little did he know, in just minutes Nathuram Godse would fire three bullets, successfully ending Gandhi’s life. Gandhi’s assassination is justified because of his standpoints on Indian politics and attempting to unify Hindus and Muslims in India; however, Gandhi was peaceful and fair towards both Hindus and Muslims. Gandhi can be viewed as a manipulative leader when it comes…

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  • Colonisation Of India Case Study

    but it was “sustained and strengthened by cultural technologies of rule” (Bernard S. Cohn, Colonialism and its Forms of Knowledge, ix). The British “had to devise novel, and exceptional, theories of governance,” (Thomas R. Metcalf, Ideologies of the Raj Vol. 3, ix) as they started making space for themselves as the rulers of India. Further, they started to make their power visible through ‘officialising’ the process of administration. The reconstruction and transformation of cultural forms was…

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  • The Rise Of British Colonialism In India

    There are many attributes that led to the rise of the British presence in India, but the primary reason can be connected to the crumbling Mughal Empire at the time. The growing cost of war, the rise of regionalism, and the failure of the Mughal financial system were some of the forces that contributed to the decline of the Mughal Empire. The Mughal Empire’s decline set the stage for British colonialism in India, as the waning power of the Mughals allowed the East India Company to slowly expand…

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  • Bpc Case Study

    With that being said, support of section 2,4 and 6 Prob-Committee was used to as source of law to make admission to the Honorable Court. Future more with all examination of documents, it was clear that Guruanth Meiyappan and Raj Kundra were enveloped with some sort of corruption in regards violating sole purpose of goodness of the sport cricket which is adored by many. So within the support of natural justice, image of BCCI and IPL is on stake with any foul play caused by players…

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  • Shooting An Elephant Conflict Analysis

    George Orwell faces multiple conflicts in Shooting an Elephant. The first is British imperialism. The British took over Burma and they are treating the natives terribly. Second, the natives aren’t taking this imperial government kindly either as they continuously mock Orwell because he’s a symbol of the government and a vulnerable “obvious target” (Orwell). Orwell hates the way the British impose their power on the Burmese. Ironically, he works for the government which represents the British…

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  • The Ideas Of Leadership In George Orwell's Shooting An Elephant

    George Orwell’s short story “Shooting an Elephant” offers insight into the ideals of leadership within a foreign environment and how it is the majority who influence the leader, not the leader who influences the majority. In “Shooting an Elephant” George Orwell demonstrates the power that a crowd can have over an individual by manipulating their ego. In many ways everyone is sycophantic; it is part of human nature, and it is what causes many people to push away their morality when it is needed…

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  • Secularism In The Novel Lajja

    Taslima Nasrin’s ‘Lajja’ is a response to the anti-Hindu riots that broke out in Bangladesh after the demolition of the Babri Masjid in India. Its intent is to warn the people of Bangladesh that communalism is on the rise, that the Hindu minority is badly mistreated and that the secularism they once fought for is in grave danger. Nasrin utilizes fiction's mass emotional appeal, rather than its potential for distinction and universality. Lajja is a poignant and unrelenting account of the…

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  • East India Company Case Study

    Earlier, the East India Company was mainly concerned with carrying on its business in India i.e., it was mainly concerned with trade and commerce in India. Towards the end of the 18th century the East India Company assumed real power after the Battle of Plassey and Buxar in 1764. Its administration was however in the hands of the people of commerce whose main interest was in making money for serving their own vested interests rather than providing the people under their jurisdiction with an…

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