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  1. Agra is a heaven for any Chaat lover.
  2. Agra is an ancient city on the Yamuna River in India, within the state of Uttar Pradesh.
  3. Agra is an ancient city, called Agrabana in the epic Mahabharata.
  4. Agra is an old city and it is said that its name was derived from Agrabana, a forest that finds mention in the epic Mahabharata.
  5. Agra is the one of the prominent destinations of the World Tourism map with three heritage monuments - The Taj Mahal, Red Fort & Fatehpur Sikri.

Chandragupta Ii

  1. Chandragupta II was a conquerer like his father Samudragupta.
  2. Chandragupta II was also identified with Vikramaditya of Ujjain.
  3. Chandragupta II was succeeded by Kumara Gupta, who was, in turn, succeeded by Skanda Gupta.
  4. Chandragupta II was succeeded by his son Kumaragupta I . Known as the ''Mahendraditya'', he ruled until 455 .
  5. Chandragupta II was succeeded by his son Kumaragupta.


  1. Aurangzeb is a known religious zealot who imposed punitive ziziyah tax on Hindus the tax that was abolished by his great grand father Akbar.
  2. Aurangzeb is a soft-spoken, attentive man, now helping out at a World Vision Child Friendly Space in a tented camp at the edge of Balakot.
  3. Aurangzeb was a conqueror from the start, having deposed his father Shah Jehan and mercilessly executed his brother, Crown Prince Dara Shukoh.
  4. Aurangzeb was a fanatical Muslim and persecuted his Hindu subjects.
  5. Aurangzeb was a religious bigot and totally alienated the Hindu population.


  1. Afzal was aware of Shivaji’s valor and courage; his record of deceit, his pledge to kill him for settling the score.
  2. Afzal was infamous for many such deceitful killings in his life.
  3. Afzal was just an opening move in his campaign.


  1. A Maharaja was allowed to see this treasure only once in his lifetime and could select one piece.
  2. The Maharaja was able to keep the British East India Company from expanding into his territories and remained a thorn in their side until his death in 1839.
  3. The Maharaja was afflicted with paralysis in 1834, and so severe was the attack that he never afterwards perfectly regained the power of speech.
  4. The Maharaja was so convinced of the wisdom of Aziz-ud-Din's advice on this occasion that he never undertook any serious operations without consulting him.

Chandragupta Maurya

  1. Chandragupta Maurya is a good example of this, Chanakya hand picked him looking at his qualities and not his birth.
  2. Chandragupta Maurya was an exiled member of the royal family of Magadha, a kingdom flourishing since 700 BC on the bank of river Ganges.
  3. Chandragupta Maurya was influenced by the jainacharya Bhadrabahu and he adopted Jainism.He is credited for the spread of Jainism in southern Indian region.
  4. Chandragupta Maurya was the first emperor of the Mauryan empire.
  5. Chandragupta Maurya was the founder of the Mauryan Empire.

Abdullah Qutb Shah

  1. The 5 illustrations in a manuscript of the Diwan-i-Hafiz (c.1630 CE) in the British Museum, London belonged to the period of reign of Abdullah Qutb Shah.
  2. Abdullah Qutb Shah died in A.D.1672 and was succeeded by his third son-in-law, Abul Hassan Qutb Shah, popularly known as Tana Shah.
  3. The most outstanding surviving Golkonda painting probably is the Procession of Sultan Abdullah Qutb Shah riding an elephant (c.

Afzal Khan

  1. Afzal Khan was sent to destroy Shivaji, in an effort to put down what was seen by Bijapur as a revolt.
  2. Afzal Khan was sent to settle affairs, and he long wanted to punish the Maharatta upstarts severely.
  3. Afzal Khan was then sent to destroy Shivaji, in an effort to put down what was seen by Bijapur as a regional revolt.


  1. Ahmednagar is a city in the state of Maharashtra, India, on the left bank of the Sina river, about 100 km southeast of Pune.
  2. Ahmednagar is also the headquarters of an Ahmednagar District.
  3. Ahmednagar is also the headquarters of the Ahmednagar District.
  4. Ahmednagar was incorporated in the Mogul empire in 1598, Bijapur in 1686, and Golconda in 1688.
  5. Ahmednagar was invaded by a British force under General Wellesley and captured.


  1. Akbar is the broker in the market of our race; he has purchased all but the son of Udai (Singh II of Mewar); he is beyond his price.
  2. Akbar was a devout and, so he said, an orthodox Muslim; still, aspects of his belief were in part derived from Shi'a Islam.
  3. Akbar was a great patron of literary works and scholars.
  4. Akbar was a keen builder and the plan of Fatehpur Sikri reveals an architectural mastermind at work.
  5. Akbar was a keen student of the various religions of India.

Ala Ud Din Khilji

  1. The complex was added to by many subsequent rulers, including Iltutmish and Ala ud din Khilji as well as the British.
  2. Tradition has it that Ala ud din Khilji (1296-1316) ordered the conversion of old shrine of Goraksha ( a popular deity ) of Gorakhpur into a mosque.
  3. The Alai Darwaza was a part of Ala ud din Khilji’s extension of the Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque.

Aliya Rama Raya

  1. In addition, Achyuta Raya had to contend with the powerful Aliya Rama Raya, who was competing for the throne.
  2. In 1542 Aliya Rama Raya imprisoned Achyuta Raya in a coup and made Sadasiva Raya the new regent.
  3. Aliya Rama Raya became the de-facto king and let very little governance in the hands of Sadasiva Raya.


  1. Amoghavarsha is called Ashoka of south India.
  2. Amoghavarsha was a disciple of Jinasenacharya, the author of Mahapurana, and part author of the Dhavala.
  3. Amoghavarsha was the son of Govinda III. He became king at the age of 13.


  1. Anegondi is a small village located on the north side of the Tungabhadra and opposite to the Vittala Temple.
  2. Anegondi was famous for being the supposed original capitol city of the Vijayanagara Empire.


  1. Ashoka is the greatest emperor of Muaryan dynasty and most certainly the greatest figure in the Indian history.
  2. Ashoka is a character in the turn-based strategy game Civilization 4.
  3. Ashoka is a civilization leader in the PC Video Game Civilization 4 .
  4. Ashoka was the sponsor of the third Buddhist council.
  5. Ashoka was a Hindu by birth but later converted to Buddhism after the battle of Kalinga.
  6. Ashoka was a boy of the Mauryan emperor Bindusara by a comparatively moo graded Queen called Dharma.
  7. Ashoka was a descendant of the great Mauryas, who ruled India in the second and third century B.C.
  8. Ashoka was a devotee of Lord Buddha although there are a few scholars such as Rev.
  9. Ashoka is one of the greatest ruler in this dynasty, he embraced and preached Buddhism after the bloody battle of Kalinga.


  1. The attack was led by the infantry of Winterfeldt.
  2. The attack was repulsed by the passengers and it created a great stir among the Indians in Canada .
  3. The attack was successful, though the Khan managed to escape with the loss of three fingers, cut off by Shivaji as he jumped out of a window.


  1. Badami was the capital of the Early Chalukyas, who ruled much of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh between the 6th and 8th centuries.
  2. Badami - the capital of the Early Chalukyas, is picturesquely situated at the mouth of a ravine between two rocky hills.
  3. Badami is a city in Karnataka in modern India.
  4. Badami was once the capital of the Chalukya kings and the place is famous for many Hindu and Jain rock-cut cave shrines.
  5. Badami was the headquarters of the Early Chalukyas, who ruled much of Karnataka in the 6th - 8th centuries.

Bahmani Sultanate

  1. Bahmani Sultanate: The Muslim Bahmani kingdom was founded in 1345 with capital at Gulbarga and later at Bidar north of the Vijayanagar Empire.
  2. The Bahmani Sultanate was a Muslim state of the Deccan in southern India.


  1. Balaji was appointed as Shahu's plenipotentiary to negotiate with Kanhoji Angre, admiral of the Maratha navy, who was allied with Tarabai.
  2. Balaji was believed to be a statue of bala (girl = shakti) by shaktaites and shivaites believe it be a Shiva Temple.

Bappa Rawal

  1. Bappa Rawal is one of the most powerful and famous rulers of the Mewar Dynasty.

Baz Bahadur

  1. Baz Bahadur was the last independent ruler of Mandu.


  1. Bhoj is a jewel in the rough in Bergen County.
  2. Bhoj is a lovely northern Indian restaurant.
  3. Bhoj was a great philosopher king and polymath of medieval India.
  4. Bhoj was an Indian king, there is still city Bhoj on his name in the territory of Kachh (Gujrat).
  5. Bhoj is a foolish king, but now he has to bring releif to his subjects by hook or by crook.


  1. Bijapur is a district headquarters of the Bijapur District in the state of Karnataka.
  2. Bijapur is a district in the Indian state of Karnataka.
  3. Bijapur is a large town with the Gol Gumbaz rising like a humpbacked monarch above the trees, dominating the town from a great distance.
  4. Bijapur is a town blessed by scattered ruins and still intact gems of the 15th to 17th century Muslim architecture.
  5. Bijapur was conquered by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb in 1686, bringing the sultanate and the dynasty to an end.


  1. Bimbisara was a contemporary of the Buddha and met him twice, thanks to his wife Khema's reverence for the teacher.
  2. Bimbisara was a friend of Jina (Founder of Jainism in India) and a protector of Buddha.
  3. Bimbisara was an expansionist.
  4. Bimbisara: The first important king of Magadha was Bimbisara.


  1. Bindusara was born before his father ever became Emperor so below legend is definitely not true.
  2. Bindusara was born before his father ever became Emperor so the below legend is definitely not true.
  3. Bindusara was succeeded by his son Ashoka, the most famous of the Mauryan Kings.
  4. Bindusara was succeeded by his son Asoka, the best known of the Maurya emperors (see Asoka).
  5. Bindusara was the second Mauryan emperor ( 297 - c.


  1. Brhadrata was the last ruler of the India n Mauryan dynasty.
  2. Brhadrata was the last ruler of the Indian Mauryan dynasty.


  1. Bukka was a far-sighted and wise king.


  1. Chalukyas were sworn enemies of Pallavas of Kanchipuram (located in modern Tamilnadu) and had numerous wars for supremacy for Deccan or southern India.
  2. The Chalukyas were replaced by the Rashtrakutas of Manyakheta in 753 CE as the dominant power in the Deccan.
  3. The Chalukyas were sworn enemies of the Pallavas and rose to power in Karnataka.

Chand Kaur

  1. Chand Kaur was pensioned off with an annual jagir .
  2. Chand Kaur was pensioned off with an annual jagir of 9,00,000 rupees, and her Sandhanvalia supporters fled across the Sutlej into British territory.
  3. Chand Kaur was persuaded to accept a jagir and relinquish her claim to the throne.


  1. Cholas is an ancient dynasty of southern India having roots in Indian mythology.
  2. Cholas were eager to exploit this opportunity and sent several trade missions to China.
  3. Cholas were great builders and have left some of the most beautiful examples of early Dravidian temple architecture.
  4. Cholas were great patrons of literature, philosophy, art and architecture.
  5. Cholas were later defeated by the Hoysalas from the west and Pandyas from the south.

Chola Dynasty

  1. The Chola Dynasty was a Tamil dynasty that ruled primarily in southern India until the 13th century.
  2. The Chola dynasty was at the peak of its influence and power during the medieval period.


  1. Dantidurga was the first independent Rashtrakuta king.
  2. Dantidurga was the founder of the dynasty called Rashtrakutas.


  1. Dara was a patron of arts, architecture, and literature and was himself a skilled calligrapher, artist, poet, writer, and translator.
  2. Dara was caught and condemned by the 'ulama for apostasy and idolatry before he and his youngest son were executed on August 30.
  3. Dara was defeated on June 8, 1658 AD by Aurangzeb at the battlefield of Samogarh, 13 kms from Agra.
  4. Dara was particularly harsh on officers that had taken part in the earlier campaigns under Aurangzeb and repeatedly taunted Jai Singh for those failures.

Dara Shikoh

  1. Dara Shikoh is a timely work in today’s context when India is passing through the phase of communal distrust.
  2. Dara Shikoh is an intelligently crafted script and has a strong imprint of Danish Iqbal’s long stint with Radio.
  3. Dara Shikoh was eclectic in his beliefs; therefore Aurangzeb challenged his father's rule.
  4. Dara Shikoh was executed not only on the charge of heresy and infidelity, but also for the crime of calling Hinduism and Islam 'twin brothers'.
  5. Dara Shikoh was not taking any chances lest Aurangzeb gain fame from his victories.

Dasaratha Maurya

  1. Dasaratha Maurya was a king of the Mauryan empire, ruling 232 - 224 BC. He was the successor of Ashoka the Great.
  2. Dasaratha Maurya was the king of the Mauryan Empire from 232 B.C. to 224 B.C. He was the successor of Ashoka the Great.


  1. The Deccan is a generally rocky and uneven plateau divided into natural regions by low mountain ranges and deep valleys.
  2. The Deccan was actually named Dakhan before the British Anglicized it to Deccan.

Deva Raya Ii

  1. Mr. Rice has shown that one of the ministers of Deva Raya II. was named Naganna; he had the title "Dhannayaka," implying command of the army.
  2. Other than the expansion of territory, Deva Raya II's rule was also a time when art and culture flourished throughout the kingdom.
  3. His visit must have taken place shortly after the accession of Deva Raya II. Nicolo never apparently wrote anything himself.


  1. He ruled from 195-187 BCE. He was the successor of Devavarman Maurya.
  2. Devavarman Maurya was a king of the Mauryan empire.

Deva Raya

  1. Deva Raya's generals collected their troops, sent for aid to Warangal, and marched to the Tungabhadra where they encamped.
  2. He and his brother Tirumala both married daughters of Krishna Deva Raya.
  3. Last check: ) In 1969 it came into the possession of Chikka Deva Raya of Mysore by the treaty concluded by "Lingurajayah with Aurachee".

Dhian Singh

  1. Dhian Singh was again installed in the office of the minister.
  2. Dhian singh was prime minister of Punjab to Kharak Singh, son of Ranjit singh.

Duleep Singh

  1. Duleep Singh was accused of running up large expenses and the estate was sold after his death to repay his debt.
  2. Duleep Singh was also made to convert to Christianity.


  1. The dynasty was Brahman and may have come from there.
  2. The dynasty was at its peak under Mahendra-Varman I (600-630 AD), when architecture flourished, notably in temples such as Mahabalipuram.
  3. The dynasty was at the zenith of glory at the dawn of the 14th century under Ravi Varma Kulasekhara.
  4. The dynasty was established by Pulakesi I in 550.
  5. The dynasty was founded by Chandragupta I., who must not be confounded with his famous predecessor Chandragupta Maurya.


  1. The Fort : An awesome fort dominates the dusty landscape of Maheshwar.
  2. The Fort was built by the Kachhwaha Rajputs (Chauhans) but there is no certainty about the time and who the actual founder was.
  3. The Fort was encircled with high walls having 3 main entrances.
  4. The fort is a depiction of Rajput culture and values.
  5. The fort is also a witness to the tragic massacre of the Vijayanagara royal family of Emperor Sriranga Raya.


  1. Gupta is a surname of Indian origin.
  2. Gupta was his title and not the caste.
  3. Gupta is a common surname in India but it is uncertain whether there was one parent clan from which all families A greater golden age.
  4. Gupta was a title of Chandra Gupta and not the caste, as has been proved below in the history of Chandra Gupta.


  1. Guptas are related to other bania and khatri communities like the Aggarwals.
  2. The Guptas were in origin probably a family of the wealthy landowners who gradually gained political control in the region of Magadha.
  3. The Guptas were the last great dynasty to rule India till the Delhi Sultanate came along much later, and certainly they were the end of great Aryan rulers.

Gupta Empire

  1. Gupta Empire was one of the largest political and military empires in the world.
  2. Gupta Empire was the empire of the Gupta clan of kings in Ancient India The origins of the Guptas are shrouded in obscurity.
  3. The Gupta Empire was a Hindu empire ruled by the Gupta dynasty in ancient India from around 320 to 550 AD.
  4. The Gupta Empire was a Hindu empire ruled by the Gupta dynasty in ancient India from around 320 to 550 CE.
  5. The Gupta Empire was a Hindu empire ruled by the Gupta dynasty in ancient India from around 320 to 550.

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