Ekalawya

Essays

27

Jun'16

What was the ‘Masterly Inactivity Policy’? Why was it abandoned?

The ‘Masterly Inactivity Policy’ was followed by the British towards Afghanistan from 1860-76. It was conceived by John Lawrence. The …

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03

Jun'16

Bengal was partitioned in 1905 not for administrative reasons, but for political purpose. Elucidate.

The partition of Bengal was the most crucial example of Curzon’s contempt of educated public opinion. Officially treated as a …

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01

Jun'16

What were the circumstances that led to the partition of India in 1947?

The British policy of ‘divide and rule’ resulted in partition of India. It began with the British recognition to the …

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18

May'16

Discuss Gandhi’s concept of Basic Education. How far was it a departure from conventional system of education?

Gandhi laid on Basic Education or Nai Talim. He believed that the proper development of personality should always take into …

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17

May'16

What were the salient features of Gandhi-Irwin Pact?

Gandhi-Irwin Pact was a result of successful massive Civil Disobedience Movement. The pact was signed on February 14, 1931. Its …

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13

May'16

Trace the origins of RIN Mutiny and evaluate its impact on political situation in India?

War time expansion of the navy brought men from all parts of the country, weakening the dividing tendencies in the …

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