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PM IAS ACADEMY

MODERN INDIAN HISTORY NOTES

INDEPTH COVERAGE OF MODERN INDIA FOR UPSC | TNPSC

Politico- religious movements

  1. Fakir uprising
  2. Sanyasi uprising
  3. Pagal panthis
  4. Wahabi movement
  5. Faraizi revolt
  6. Kuka revolt
  7. Moplah rebellion

Civil and Tribal Uprisings

Bengal-

  1. Chuar,
  2. Ho and Munda Rising,
  3. Kol Mutiny,
  4. Kandh Uprising
  5. sawnal Uprising
  6. Ahom revolt
  7. khasi uprising
  8. North east frontier- khasisi, singphos, kukis,
    Tripura revolt, naga movement etc.
  9. Western India- Bhil Uprising, cutch
    rebellion, koli rising, ramose, kohlapur
    revolt etc.
  10. South India- Vozoanagaram revolt, poligars
    revolt, rampa revolt etc. (focus on period,
    region, causes and consequences)

Peasants movements

  1. In Bengal province
  2. In Bombay province
  3. In Madras province
  4. Miscellaneous
  1. Major causes
  2. Beginning and spread of the revolt
  3. Suppression of the revolt
  4. Causes of failure
  5. Hindu Muslim unity factor
  6. Leaders of the revolt
  7. Changes after 1857 revolt
  8. Miscellaneous
  1. Introduction
  2. Background and causes of the reform movements
  3. Characteristics
  4. Contribution of social reform movements
  5. Limitations

Reform movements

  1. Brahmo samaj
  2. Young Bengal movement
  3. Arya samaj
  4. Ramkrishna mission
  5. Theosophical society
  6. Prarthana samaj
  7. Satyashodhak samaj
  8. Other social reformers

Muslim reform movements

  1. Wahali movement
  2. Faraizi movement
  3. Ahmadiya movement
  4. Aligarh movement
  5. Deoband movement
  6. Other movements

 

Miscellaneous
movements

  1. Sikh reform movement
  2. Parsi reform movement
  3. Self-respect movement
  4. Vaikom satyagraha
  5. Deva samaj
  6. Dharma sabha
  7. Radhaswami movement
  8. Servants of India society
  9. Other movement (focus on people
    associated, nature and objectives, impact on
    society etc.)

1858-1885

  1. Growth of modern nationalism
  2. Political, administrative and economic
    unification
  3. Princely states position
  4. Political associations in Bengal, Bombay and Madras
    GoI Act 1861 and 1892
    Pre congress campaign like Arms Act (1878), Delhi Darbar, vernacular press act,
    Ilbert bill etc.
  5. Miscellaneous

Indian National Congress

  1. Aims and objectives
  2. Method of political work of moderates
  3. moderates vs extremists
  4. Miscellaneous

Swadeshi and Boycott movement

  1. Causes
  2. Spread
  3. Personalities associates
  4. Nature
    Course of the movement
  5. Government response
  6. Evaluation

After Swadeshi Movement

  1. Surat split
  2. Revolutionary activities phase I
  3. Morley Minto Reforms 1909
  4. First world war and its impact
  5. Home rule league movement- tilak and annie besant
  6. Lucknow session of INC
  7. Montagu statement
  8. Miscellaneous
  1. Emergence of Gandhi
  2. Early career
  3. Gandhiji in South Africa
  4. Gandhis technique of Satyagraha

GANDHI IN INDIA

  1. champaran satyagraha,
  2. Ahmedabad mill strike,
  3. kheda satyagraha.

Khilafat and non-coperation movement

  1. Background causes
  2. The khilafat issue
  3. Progress of the movement
  4. Spread of the movement
  5. Government response
  6. Chauri chaura incident and withdrew of
    movement
  7. Important leaders evaluation- positive and
    negatives

After Non Cooperation movement

  1. Swarajists and no changers
  2. Simon commission
  3. Nehru report
  4. Jinnah’s 14 demands
  5. Calcutta session of INC 1928
  6. Delhi Manifesto
  7. Purna Swaraj and Lahore session
  8. Miscellaneous

Emergence of New Forces during 1920s

  1. Spread of Marxism and socialist ideas
  2. All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC)
  3. Caste movements
  4. Revolutionary activities-major influences,
    major activities, revolutionaries, comparison
    with revolutionary activities phase I etc.
  5. Hindustan republican association (HRA)
    and Bhagat Singh
  6. Yugantar and Anushilan groups
  7. Growth of Communalism in India
  8. Evolution of the two nation theory
  9. Miscellaneous
  1. Civil Disobedience movement
  2. Gandhis eleven demands’
  3. Why salt was chosen as the canoral formula?

Dandi March

  1. Spread of the movement
  2. Mass participation
  3. Government response
  4. Important leaders
  5. Evaluation
    After Civil Disobedience Movement

round table conferences

  1. Round table conference- 1st, 2nd and 3rd
  2. Gandhi Irwin pact
  3. Karachi congress session 1931
  4. Communal award and Poorna Pact
  5. Gandhi’s harijan campaign
  6. First stage debate- future strategy by INC (1934-35)
  7. Government of India Act 1935
  8. The Second Stage Debate (1937)
  9. Congress rule in provinces

Towards freedom

  1. Second world war
  2. August offer
  3. Individual satyagrahas
  4. Cripps mission
  5. quit India movement
  6. Rajagopalachari formula
  7. Desai liyaquat pact,
  8. Wavell plan

INA

  1. Indian National ARMY
  2. INA Trials

Three upsurges (1945-46)

  1. Election results (1946)
  2. Cabinet mission
  3. Communal riots
  4. Interim government
  5. Attlee’s statement
  6. Indian Independence Act, 1947
  7. Partition
  8. Plan Balkan
  9. Miscellaneous

Economic Impact

  1. Deindustrialization
  2. Commercialization of agriculture
  3. Capitalism
  4. Ruralisation
  5. Famines during British Raj
  6. Rise of Indian Bourgeoisie
  7. Economic Drain
  8. Economic impact on states
  9. Miscellaneous

Development under British Rule

  1. Development of Indian press
  2. Development of education
  3. civil services
  4. police
  5. judiciary
  6. railways
  7. communication
  8. service and technology
  9. miscellaneous

Social and cultural impact

  1. Impact on position of women in society
  2. Children’s
  3. Working class mainly labours
  4. Social reforms by Britishers
  1. Warren hastings (1773-85)
  2. Lord Cornwallis (1786-93)
  3. John Shore (1793-98)
  4. Lord Wellesley (1798-1805)
  5. George Barlow (1805-07)
  6. Lord Minto I (1807-13)
  7. Lord Hatings (1813-23)
  8. Lord Amherst (1823-28)
  9. Lord William Bentick (1828-35)
  10. Lord Metcalle (1835-36)
  11. Lord Auckland (1836-42)
  12. Lord Ellenborough (1842-44)
  13. Lord Hardinge (1844-48)
  14. Lord Dalhousie (1848-56) Viceroys
  15.  Lord Canning (1858-62)
  16. Lord Elgin I (1862-63)
  17. John Lawrence (1864-69)
  18. Lord Mayo (1869-72)
  19. Lord Nothbrook (1872-76)
  20. Lord Lytton (1876-1880)
  21. Lord Ripon (1880-84)
  22. Lord Dufferin (1884-88)
  23. Lord Lansdowne (1888-94)
  24. Lord Elgin II- (1894-99)
  25. Lord Curzon (1899-1905)
  26. Lord Minto II (1905-10)
  27. Lord Hardinge II (1910-16)
  28. Lord Chelmsford (1916-21)
  29. Lord Reading (1921-26)
  30. Lord Irusin (1926-31)
  31. Lord Willingdon (1931-36)
  32. Lord Linlithgow (1936-44)
  33. Lord Wavell (1944-47)
  34. Lord Mountbatten (1947-48)
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