Ajanta frescoes

Ajanta frescoes The Ajanta caves are located in the western Indian state of Maharashta, cut into the cliff face above the spot where the river Waghora draws a harmonious half-moon through lush vegetation. Discovered by English officers during a tiger … Read more

Maratha Empire

 Rise of Maratha Empire Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj (Shivaji Shahaji Bhosale) was the founder of strong Maratha Empire in the west part of India in 17th Century. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj (Shivaji Shahaji Bhosale) was born in the fort of … Read more

The Mughals 3

   Akbar the Great    In 1542, Akbar, the greatest of the Mughal rulers, was born at Amarkot.    When Humayun fled to Iran, Kamran (brother of Humayun) captured young Akbar. Kamran treated the child well; … Read more

Commissioner Rule

 The Commissioners Rule (1831-1881)         Following the annexation of Mysore to English East India Company the British began to administer the state of Mysore from 1831-1881 by creating a new office called the office of … Read more

Rise Of Maratha Power

 Rise of Maratha Empire Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj (Shivaji Shahaji Bhosale) was the founder of strong Maratha Empire in the west part of India in 17th Century. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj (Shivaji Shahaji Bhosale) was born in the fort of … Read more