Indian soldiers were paid low salaries, they could not raise above the rank of subedar. The social reforms by british was against the peoples will and soldiers were asked to use greased cartridges. Before starting the civil disobedience movement Gandhi ji placed an eleven point ultimatum before Irwin for administrative reforms. McDonald announced the proposal on minority representation known as communal award in 1932. Permanent Settlement introduced in Bengal, Bihar, Orissa Banaras and Northern districts of Madras by Lord Cornwallis in 1793. History Read more
India has the fourth largest railway network in the world after the USA, Russia and China. The first Indian railway line started in 1853 between Mumbai and Thane. National highways are constructed and maintained by Central Public Works Department. Largest container port of India is Jawaharlal Nehru port in Mumbai and largest natural port is in Vishakhapatnam. Indian climate is charecterised by distinct seasonality. Shifting agriculture is practiced by tribal groups in the forest areas of assam meghalaya, nagaland and other states. The Ganga system is the second major drainage system of India, it rises in the gangotri glacier near gaumukh. Geography
Rajya Sabha is a permanent body and not subject to dissolution its maximum strength is 250. Lok Sabha is not a permanent body and subject to dissolution its maximum strength is 552, Its normal term is 5 years from the date of its first meeting after the general election. Ministers are appointed by the president on the advice of the prime minister, the prime minister and other minister have to be minister of either house of the parliament. The constitution authorised the parliament to establish a contingency fund of India into which amounts determined by law are paid. The constitution of India has provided for a parliamentary form of government, and the president has been made only a nominal executive the real executive is council of ministers headed by the prime minister. Polity
Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana is a scheme for comprehensive financial inclusion launched by Narendra Modi, Every account holders will be provided zero balance bank account with rupay debit card in addition to accidental insurance cover of Rupee. 1 lakh.
The scheduled banks are those which are listed in Second Schedule of RBI Act, 1935. State bank of India was previously called Imperial Bank of India in 1921.
India is the largest producer and second largest exporter of jute in the world, Jute industry was started in 1855 at rishra. India is the largest producer of sugar in the world, the first fertilizer industry was setup in 1906 in ranipet near Chennai. Economy