Rare Photos of 1857 war of Independance – termed Sepoy Mutiny by East India Company

Rare Photos of 1857 war of Independance – termed Sepoy Mutiny by East India Company. The Indian Rebellion of 1857 began as a mutiny of sepoys of the East India Company’s army on 10 May 1857, in the cantonment of the town of Meerut, and soon escalated into other mutinies and civilian rebellions largely in the […]

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Extraordinary interview on India Pakistan War in 1971 by Indira Gandhi

Extraordinary interview on India Pakistan War in 1971 by Indira Gandhi.    

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Rare Photos of India in Second World War

Rare Photos of India in Second World War. The instability created in Europe by the First World War (1914-18) set the stage for another international conflict–World War II–which broke out two decades later and would prove even more devastating. Rising to power in an economically and politically unstable Germany, Adolf Hitler and his National Socialist (Nazi […]

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Rare Photos of First World War

Rare Photos of First World War. In late June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist in Sarajevo, Bosnia. An escalation of threats and mobilization orders followed the incident, leading by mid-August to the outbreak of World War I, which pitted Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire (the so-called Central Powers) […]

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Rare Photos of India celebrated its first Republic Day on 26 Jan 1956

Rare Photos of India celebrated its first Republic Day on 26 Jan 1956. The historical Rajpath avenue has over time become synonymous with the Republic Day anniversary ceremony, but the boulevard that runs from Rashtrapati Bhavan on Raisina Hill through Vijay Chowk and India Gate was not the venue of first celebrations marking the birth of […]

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1845C Women Grinding Paint in Kolkata – Daguerreotype Photograph Rare Photo

Although the original paper mat on the verso of this daguerreotype is inscribed “Women Grinding Paint,” the subjects could be performing one of any number of tasks: grinding indigo, for example, or beetlenut, or spices for curry. All that is certain is that the man in the turban to the right is a follower of […]

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Rare Photos of First Indian republic day celebrations

Rare Photos of First Indian republic day celebrations on 26 Jan 1950. In India, Republic Day honours the date on which the Constitution of India came into force–on 26 January 1950–replacing the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document of India. It is one of threenational holidays in India. The new constitution, as drafted and approved by the Constituent Assembly of India, was mandated […]

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India-Pakistan 1972 Simla Agreement Rare Photos

India-Pakistan 1972 Simla Agreement along with Rare Photos. Indira Gandhi and Julfikar Ali Bhutto respective top leader from India and Pakistan signed the Simla Agreement at 12:40am  on July 2, 1972. It followed from the war between the two nations in the previous year that had led to the independence of East Pakistan as Bangladesh. The agreement […]

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