Which country invented chariots?

People invented Chariots way before they had any freaking idea of what a country wasAfter domesticating animals like bulls and inventing the wheel, it wouldn't have taken a genius to figure out that a carriage would maximize the capacity. There are many instances where prehistoric carriages were found

What in history does this picture indicate?

Short Answer:- Trade routes.Long answer:- First things first. It's a medieval carving, not an 'Ancient Indian' one. Medieval India is not the same as Muslim India. It took more than 800 years of constant warfare for a Muslim state to conquer Orissa- & we were independent again within a few decades.

How does India look?

How does India look like?A Humble Reply:This reminds me of the very very famous episode (at least for me too). Rakesh Sharma, renowned Pilot of the Indian Air Force is the first Indian Cosmonaut, who flew to Space in the Soviet Union space craft ‘Soyuz T-11' in April 1984. While in space, he also

What if China and India combined?

First of all it's hypothetical, but the question is quite interesting.Let's start then :Size of our new country CHINDIA12.8 million km²Total population of CHINDIAN'S2.7 billion people ( about 39% of total population)Total border length37,000km (approximately)This was the geography of CHINDIA.Now, let's move on to military of CHINDIAActive Duty Military Personnel

What are some facts from the Vedas that have been proven by science?

I was just searching for some interesting topics, and I came accross this question, man, I love hindu scripts , as even today's thinking looks back dated ...Vedas and Puranas, which were revealed second time 6,000 years ago centuries ago, mentioned facts only recently discovered or proven by scientists.

What if China and India combined?

First of all it's hypothetical, but the question is quite interesting.Let's start then :Size of our new country CHINDIA12.8 million km²Total population of CHINDIAN'S2.7 billion people ( about 39% of total population)Total border length37,000km (approximately)This was the geography of CHINDIA.Now, let's move on to military of CHINDIAActive Duty Military Personnel

What are some facts from the Vedas that have been proven by science?

I was just searching for some interesting topics, and I came accross this question, man, I love hindu scripts , as even today's thinking looks back dated ...Vedas and Puranas, which were revealed second time 6,000 years ago centuries ago, mentioned facts only recently discovered or proven by scientists.

Will Hinduism survive in India?

Let me start with some prophecies of Swami Vivekananda about Hinduism (in true to sense ‘Sanatana Dharma' or the Vedic Cult). His prophecy was as such:PREDICTIONS ON INDIA :Swamiji often used to tell his disciples about the past glories of India, but at the same time he said

What are the predictions made by Nostradamus about India?

I have actually read (with great pains) all the prophecies of Nostradamus.In fact, I read them again and again. I spent quite a few months of my life trying to correlate his predictions with past events.And this is what I think. It is all a load of bull. Nostradamus' predictions are so

What were the instances when foreign invaders were surprised of the wealth in India?

There were many instances when foreign invaders were surprised to see the wealth of the golden bird(India) and many(not exactly invaders) are surprised to see our great potential and wealth. So here are the instances:-1.)Ghazni- The afghan ruler of Ghazni was dumbfounded by India's great wealth and attacked India around 20 times from 1001–1018. In

What are some historical facts that Indians get it wrong?

American independence was declared on 4th July. The ‘Pennsylvania Evening Post' published the news about the resolution declaring independence on 2 July. the actual document called ‘The Declaration of Independence' was approved on the 4th.Marco Polo brought pasta to Italy. Though wheat noodles probably existed in

What was the turning point of the history of your country?

Pakistan, the administration of Dictator General Zia Ul Haq.He introduced religious militancy like the Taliban to fight against the Soviets. Now the same militants attack us.He introduced sectarianism and sectarian violence.He gave rise to extremism. Many Hindus, Jews, Christians etc were forced to flee.He postponed the elections, which was the biggest blunder. Democratic politicians are good for country

Can you disprove the Vedas?

There is always something in Science known as a "theory", which is  intended to explain the behaviour of a test subject, for instance say  the subject is nature.Theories describes the subject in the best possible way( taking in consideration the extent to which Science has developed in

Did Tamilians play any role in the freedom of India?

If this is troll query, I wish, you get buried in tsunami of dislikes. :-)Top 10 Freedom Fighters in Tamilnadu (Top 10 Freedom Fighters in Tamilnadu)This is just Top 10 list. If you see the list, you will find the way these people / leaders fighting English were

In order to clearly understand the diverse aspects (historical, geographical, and political) of India, which books should one go through? How can you differentiate a reference as biased or unbiased?

Freedom at Midnight (1975) is a book by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre. It describes events around Indian independence and partition in 1947-48, beginning with the appointment of Lord Mountbatten of Burma as the last viceroy of

What were the best war strategies of ancient Indians?

THE FIRST KNOWN BEST ANCIENT WAR STRATEGY-I remember a few lines from a story on Chanakya of Maurya Empire. Chanakya was the minister and chief adviser of Chandragupta Maurya (324–297 BC).After winning Persia Alexander had invaded western Indian states and

What would have been the condition of the India if Sanjay Gandhi lived longer?

There would have been catastrophic situation in the country. The dictatorship would have prevailed similar to that of communist leader Nicolae Ceausescu 1965–89 of Romania of the same era.Nicolae Ceaușescu - WikipediaThe banks CEOs or GMs were threatened

Who was Dada Bhai Nauroji?

Short Answer-He was the ‘Bhishma Pitamah' of Indian Independence struggle.Long Answer-When - after a major, but ultimately unsuccessful Indian Rebellion of 1857 - the fire against British rule in Indian hearts was quenched, it was Dadabhai who reignited Indian furnace to

Why was emergency declared in India in 1975?

It began with the case against Indira Gandhi for election malpractices in Allahabad High Court. The verdict of the same was later challenged in Supreme Court which granted Gandhi a conditional stay. It allowed her to be an MP but not preside over parliamentary proceedings. This was viewed

Was beef eating common during the Vedic times in India, and If yes, how did it become sacrilegious over time?

Did Vedic Aryans eat beef ?Dr Nishit SawalM.D, D.M.[Neurology]-A.I.I.M.S [New Delhi].IntroductionRecent events in India have brought the spotlight on beef eating in India 1,2. The cow is sacred to the majority Hindu population and their resentment towards beef eating is well placed. However the print media , social media and the

How and when did the name 'India' come into use?

India is the only country with more than two names.Yes, our country had four names:AaryavratBharatHindustanIndiaLet's start with first one.Aaryavrat refers to the time when Aarya used to live in our country. This is why  this region i.e., our country got its

What are the interesting facts about robots?

China unveiled its most realistic robot ever named Jia Jia

How and when did the name 'India' come into use?

India is the only country with more than two names.Yes, our country had four names:AaryavratBharatHindustanIndiaLet's start with first one.Aaryavrat refers to the time when Aarya used to live in our country. This is why  this region i.e., our country got its

What are the interesting facts about robots?

China unveiled its most realistic robot ever named Jia Jia

Who was the most evil Indian of the 20th century?

I would say Ghandi, for seeking independence rather than equity with Britain and causing the splitting up of India into two warring states.

What would have happened in Indian history if Mahatma Gandhi and Nehru had never existed?

Not much,indeedJust a few changes in some of the sentencesIndia was called the golden bird- India is called the golden birdINR was stronger than USD- INR is stronger than USDWe got independence from English in 1947- We kicked out Europeans in 1947(or before )India is

What would India have been like in the 1800s without the British Raj and colonization?

Though this would be my personal opinion but there will be enough evidences always available 2 back me.If there would have been no british there would have been no India whatsoever.when d brits reached the shores of India,our realm was a fragmented one with MUGHALS still at the helm of

How and when did the name 'India' come into use?

The origins and etymology of the word india can be traced back to thousands of years.

What would India have been like if Spain colonized it rather than Britain?

Spain did a bad job of developing her colonies, and an even worse job of holding on to them. While Britain gave up her colonies (for various reasons) and the transition was usually peaceful, Spain was kicked out of many or most of her colonies, usually by the people of the

What did Hitler think of India and Indian people?

Hitler didn't at all support Indian-nationalists. Sadly most answers here lacks authentic sources & citations. He thought low of Indians due to India being a ground for mixing of Asian-Caucasian or Indo-Aryan race with non-Caucasian races of subcontinent. Nazis were always disgruntled by the fact that nation-India couldn't save its homogeneity of ancient

How did the British manage to rule India?

Many of these answers are identical, most of them well informed but barely illustrating to the fact that the British conquered India using their best tactics:Deception and lies.Nationalist Britons often get very excited at the very thought of 3000 British soldiers conquering a country of millions and millions of people. This is obviously bullshit to say the least.The

What would India be like today if the Mughals never invaded?

It is difficult to answer hypothetical historical scenarios like these because, history is not like a jig-saw puzzle where you can take a piece out and see how the rest of the picture looks like. History is more like a chess game (or perhaps a hundred interlinked chess games) where if you go back and change

How did Europeans colonized India?

What you need to realise is that Nationalism, the (mistaken) idea that local government is always better, came later. The 'Europeans' were just another bunch of bosses as far as the Indian people were concerned and, often, better and fairer rulers than the alternatives. Look at it with eyes of the time, not of today. Hong Kong will

When did British people come to India, and why? Where I can find out about the history of India?

British came to India in 1608 for trade.In 1498, Vasco da Gama first came to India in search of trade prospects. He was a Portuguese. It was the first time the Europeans discovered the route to India.After this, the French and Dutch started coming to India for trade.British came last. Initially they were engaged in trade of cotton, silk,

What are the good things done by the British to India and Indians during the British Raj? Such as social reforms, science and technology, infrastructure, and human resources development?

Lots of things are misunderstood as british did. For example, SATI was not practiced all over India. You won't find any references of it happening in south India. Mostly this practice was related to one particular community in Rajastan. Remarriage also very difficult in olden

What did the British develop in India?

Being the colony of Britain, we have gone with various development by them such : telegraph and postal service system , railways, hillstations ,ports , as well as few other good changes made in favour of Indian against the superstitious belief and policies such as satiban, widow remarriage , child marriage.

How would the political & economic conditions of India have been today had it not been invaded by Mughals and not been colonized by the British?

Then we would have our India in a primitive and rather technologically backward state. Specially, British came with western philosophy, modern outlook and technologically advanced idea. Modern engineering marvels as Howrah bridge, roads, Victoria memorial, Indian railway are major contribution

Would Hitler have killed indians if he would have ever conquered India?

Well, I don't think so.      My first reason would be that Hitler mainly killed the Jews, out of despise, and the Allies, out of enmity. He considered ethnic Germans as pure-blooded Aryans, and the Jews as inferior race. The whole Nazi ideology was based on this.

What would have happened if Alexander had conquered India?

::What would have happened if Alexander had conquered India?::Jummm... so Alexander not only lives longer, but keeps pushing into Magadha, defeats Chandragupta, and from there conquers/vassalizes the rest of India.Let's not dwell to much about how: Alien Space Bats took care of the Elixir of (Longer) Life, the discontents

Can Britain manage to colonize the powerful India of today if they so desire?

Will depend upon the outcome of world war 3.If the India of today is attacked, I am sure it will lead to world war sort of situation as many other powerful nations will feel threatened if India is acquired (geographical and political reasons).

What is the impact of Indian culture on other cultures?

Indian culture affected other cultures very strongly ..yoga is deep rooted in every where...There are indian vegetarian hotels in americaI think that Indians are born for software programming ..INdians contribute programmers to the entire world

Would India have been better off if Europeans and the British had never come to India?

Yes India would have been better without the Europeans and the British. They continuously looted the richest country in the world for almost 200 years.Now if the British had never come to India there would be no India,Pakistan or Bangladesh.Instead it would be a cluster of kingdoms or princely states.Three empires would've been the perfect competitors

When did British people come to India, and why? Where I can find out about the history of India?

Company rule in India effectively began in 1757 and lasted until 1858, when, following the Indian Rebellion of 1857, the Government of India Act 1858 led to the British Crown's assuming direct control of the Indian subcontinent in the form of the new British Raj.

How many countries had invaded India in the history?

Two - Macedonia and Britain.Others came and stayed here forever as and integral part of India. They were instrumental in developing the Idea of India.Macedonians came, conquered and left without much impact.Britishers Invaded in True sense. They came here for commercial Loot, They found