Indian History

Political Consolidation of British India

The English came to India near about 1609, when Captain Hawkins arrived in the court of Jahangir with a mission to establish a factory at Surat, however, due to Portuguese intervention, they couldn’t succeed. Later, they established a factory in Masulipatnam on the South-Eastern coast of India. Slowly and gradually the Company had their foothold in India, esp. Bengal. The English were indulged in lot of wars and battles during this period, be it Carnatic Wars between The British East India Company and The French East India Company or the Seven Years’ War. They not only emerged victorious in these wars but proven to be the most powerful European company in India. Let’s discuss this in detail only on Critical Thinkers India.

Indian Economy Indian Industries

Livestock and Inclusive Growth of India

In simple English Livestock means farm animals regarded as an asset. It consists of lot of industries, be it Cattle, Poultry or Aqua. It is an important part of Indian economy, almost 21 million people depends on it for their livelihood. India being world’s highest livestock owner, the sector provide employment to approximately 9 per cent of the population here. Lets discuss this in detail only on Critical Thinkers India.

Land Revenue System
Indian History

Land Revenue System: British India

India since ages have and had been an agriculture state. Major professions included textile handicrafts, artisans etc. were the specialty of India. However, in the rule of 200 years the British ruined the Indian agriculture and conquered such a vast country by taxing Indian peasant or Ryot heavily.

We know that the East India Company acquired the Dewani rights (revenue control) of Bengal, Bihar and Odisha after the Battle of Buxar. And that was the start of the new Land Revenue System in India. So, let’s start with the first one i.e., The Permanent Settlement.

Coal Energy
Climate Indian Industries

Coal Energy Inevitable for Development of India

Energy sector of India revolves around BLACK GOLD which has dominating use in three sectors i.e., Power, Steel and Cement out of which 68% is used in electricity generation. All of which gives an idea how dependent are we on coal and its applications. We will discuss and try to answer various questions about coal energy in a very concise format. Such as: How does India use coal? What are the disadvantages and advantages of coal? What are the advantages of coal power? What are disadvantages of coal energy? Why coal is a good energy source?

Indian Economy

Payment Banks: India

New stripped-down type of banks, which are expected to reach customers mainly through their mobile phones rather than traditional bank branches. The objective of payments banks is to increase financial inclusion by providing small savings accounts, payment/remittance services to migrant labour, low income households, small businesses, other unorganized sector entities and other users by enabling […]