The report of William Adam was interesting. Adam found that there were over 1 lakh pathshalas in Bengal and Bihar.
The Agenda for a National Education: Impressed with Europe’s Development, few Indians felt that Western education would help modernize India.
How the British Saw Education: With great energy and passion, Macaulay emphasized the need to teach the English language.
The sword of Tipu Sultan had an incredibly hard and sharp edge that could easily rip through the opponent’s armor. Learn more…
Weavers Iron Smelters and Factory Owners: Learn about the story of the crafts and industries of India during British rule.
The peasants and the sepoys In the countryside, peasants and zamindars resented the high taxes and the rigid methods of revenue collection. Many failed to pay back their loans to the moneylenders and gradually lost the lands they had tilled for generations. The Indian sepoys in the employ of the Company also had reasons for … Read more
Unnerved by the scale of the upheaval, the Company decided to repress the revolt with all its might. It brought reinforcements from England, passed new laws so that the rebels could be convicted with ease, and then moved into the storm centers of the revolt. Delhi was recaptured from the rebel forces in September 1857. … Read more
The British had regained control of the country by the end of 1859, but they could not carry on ruling the land with the same policies anymore. Given below are the important changes that were introduced by the British. First The British Parliament passed a new Act in 1858 and transferred the powers of the … Read more