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Kiran History of Modern India and India Since Independence for UPSC, State PSCs and Other Exams-English
MODERN INDIA
CHAPTER-1 : DISINTEGRATION OF MUGHAL EMPIRE
LATER MUGHAL
Bahadur Shah-I (1707-12)
Jahandar Shah (1712-13)
Farrukhsiyar (1713-19)
Rafi-ud-Darajat (28 Feb- Sep 1719)
Rafi-ud-Daula (June-Sep 1719)
Muhammad Shah (1719-48)
Ahmad Shah (1748-54)
Aziz-ud-din/Alamgir II (1754-1759)
Shah Alam II (1759-1806)
Akbar Shah II (1806-1837 A.D.)
Bahadur Shah II (1837-57 A.D.)
Cause of the decline of Mughal Empire
CHAPTER-2 : EUROPEAN PENETRATION
INTO INDIA
The Portuguese
The Dutch
The East India Company (EIC)
The Danes
The French East India Company
Anglo French rivalry in Carnatic
CHAPTER-3 : RISE OF ENGLISH POWER IN BENGAL
Company and Bengal
The Battle of Plassey
The Battle of Buxar: 1764
Clive and the Dual System of Administration/Dyarchy
CHAPTER-4 : BRITISH EXPANSION IN INDIA
The Mysore
Anglo-Mysore Wars
Administration of Tipu Sultan
Punjab Under Ranjit Singh
Anglo Sikh War
CHAPTER-5 : PESHWA & ANGLO-MARATHA WAR
The Peshwa
The Anglo-Maratha Wars
CHAPTER-6 : CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENTS
The Regulating Act, 1773
The Pitt’s India Act, 1784
Charter Act of 1793
The Charter Act of 1813
The Charter Act of 1833
The Charter Act of 1853
The Government of India Act, 1858
CHAPTER-7 : FEATURE OF INDIAN ECONOMY
A. Pre- British Period
B. British Period: 1757-1947
Modern Industries in India
Ruralization of the Indian economy
Imperial Division of economic space
Drain of Wealth
CHAPTER-8 : ECONOMIC IMPACT OF BRITISH
COLONIAL RULE
Land revenue Settlement in British India
1. Revenue Farming System: 1772
2. Permanent Settlement, 1793
Ryotwari Settlement: 51%
Mahalwari Settlement: 30%
CHAPTER-9 : SOCIAL AND RELIGIOUS
REFORM MOVEMENTS
Indian Society in 19th Century
Reform Movements in Bengal and Eastern India
Reform Movements in Western India
The Reform Movements in South India
Muslim Reform Movements
Religious Reforms among the Sikhs
British Socio-Cultural policy in India
Utilitarianism
Victorian Liberalism - Post 1857
British Socio-Cultural Policy
Social Reform Movements
CHAPTER-10 : PEASANT AND TRIBAL UPRISING
BEFORE 1857
Various Peasant Rebellions
Various Tribal Uprisings
CHAPTER-11 : REVOLT OF 1857
Nature and Character of the Revolt
Causes of the Revolt
The beginning and spread of the Mutiny and Revolt
Causes for the failure of the Revolt
Consequences of the Revolt
CHAPTER-12 : ADMINISTRATIVE REORGANIZATION
Early Administrative Structure
Civil Services
Army
Police
Judicial Organization
Relations with Native States
New Administrative Set-up
CHAPTER-13 : THE HISTORY OF INDIAN PRESS
Its Slow and Meagre Growth and the Reasons
Repressive Measures against Press
Indian Press, its Progressive Role
CHAPTER-14 : EDUCATION SYSTEM IN INDIA
The Introduction of Western Education in India
The Hunter Commission on Education, 1882-83
Curzon and Education:
CONTENTS
The Sadler University Commission, 1917-19
The Hartog Committee, 1929:
Wardha Scheme of Basic Education
Radhakrishnan Commission, 1944-49
Kothari Education Commission, 1964-66
New Education Policy, 1986
CHAPTER-15 : MODERATE - EXTREMIST PHASE (1885-1909)
Factors leading to the birth of Indian Nationalism
Politics of Association
Programmes and Objectives of Early Congress
Phases of Moderate Politics
The Extremists
The Swadeshi Movement
Stages of the Moderates-Extremists tussle
The Indian Council Act of 1909 or Morley- Minto Reform
CHAPTER-16 : DEVELOPMENTS BETWEEN 1909 AND THE
ARRIVAL OF GANDHI
The Ghadar
Komagatamaru incident
World War I
The Home Rule Movements
CHAPTER-17 : FROM THE RISE OF GANDHI TO THE NCM
Gandhiji in South Africa
Champaran: 1916
Ahmedabad Mill Strike: 1918
Kheda Satyagraha: 1918
The Montague-Chelmsford Reforms or The Government of India Act, 1919
Rowlatt Satyagraha: 1919
Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
Khilafat and The Non Cooperation Movement
CHAPTER-18 : NCM TO CDM
Swarajists and No-Changers
Revolutionary Terrorism
Hindustan Republican Association (or Army) HRA
Simon Commission
The Nehru Report:
Jinnah’s 14 points
Spread of National Movement in the Princely States
Calcutta session of the INC, 1928
Irwin Offer: 31 October 1929
Delhi manifesto
Lahore session of the INC: December, 1929
CHAPTER-19 : FROM THE CDM TO THE ELECTION OF 1937
THE CDM: 1930-31
Chittagong, Peshawar, Sholapur:
Gandhi-Irwin Pact: Delhi Pact
Karachi Session of March 29, 1931
Round Table Conference: An Analysis
Second Civil Disobedience Movement: 1932-34
McDonalds Communal Award
The Strategic Debate 1935-37
The Government of India Act, 1935
1937-1939: The Congress Ministries
CHAPTER-20 : CRISIS AT THE TRIPURI SESSION TO END OF
WORLD WAR II
Subhas Chandra Bose
World War-II and the Congress
August Offer 1940
Individual Satyagraha: Delhi Chalo
Cripps Mission: March 1942
Quit India Movement: August 1942
Subhash Bose and the I. N.