Category: States and Union Territories

High court reprimanded Haryana Government on reservation in Jobs

High court reprimanded Haryana Government on reservation in Jobs

| September 13, 2015 | Reply

High court reprimanded Haryana Government on reservation in Jobs High court reprimanded Haryana Government on reservation in Jobs, Please read this news paper report published in Dainik Jagran:- Click image below for larger view:-

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No Free Water for Delhi People

No Free Water for Delhi People

| March 6, 2014 | Reply

No Free Water for Delhi People

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Enjoy the fresh Mountains of Sikkim

Enjoy the fresh Mountains of Sikkim

| August 28, 2012 | Reply

As the plane landed at the Bagdogra Airport on a windy saturday morning, I peeped through the windows at the lush green forest, excited at the prospect of spending a few days in Sikkim. The state, tucked away in the Northeast, is small but beautiful and full of surprises. Sikkimpromises all kinds of tourism from ‘eco’ […]

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West Bengal

West Bengal

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

West Bengal Particulars Description   Area 88,752 sq. km Population 9,13,47,736 Capital Kolkata Principal Languaged Bengali History and Geography Bengal finds a coveted place even in pre-historic times. At the time of Alexander’s invasion a powerful kingdom called Gangaridai ruled over Bengal. Ascendancy of the Guptas and the Mauryas had somewhat little effect on Bengal. […]

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Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

Uttar Pradesh Particulars Description   Area 2,40,928 sq. km Population 19,95,81,477 Capital Lucknow Principal Languaged Hindi & Urdu History and Geography The history of Uttar Pradesh is very ancient and interesting. It is recognised in the later Vedic Age as Brahmarshi Desha or Madhya Desha. Many great sages of the Vedic times like Bhardwaja, Gautam, […]

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Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

Uttarakhand Particulars Description   Area 53,484 sq. km Population 1,01,16,752 Capital Dehradun Principal Languaged Hindi History and Geography Uttarakhand finds mention in the ancient Hindu scriptures as Kedarkhand, Manaskhand and Himavant. The Kushanas, Kunindas, Kanishka, Samudra Gupta, the Pauravas, Katuris, Palas, the Chandras and Panwars and the British have ruled it in turns. It is […]

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Tripura

Tripura

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

Tripura Particulars Description   Area 10,491.69 sq.km Population 36,71,032 Capital Agartala Principal Languaged  Bengali and Kokborok Tripura: At a Glance Tripura is a state in North-East India which borders Bangladesh, Mizoram and Assam. It is surrounded by Bangladesh on its north, south and west: the length of its international border is 856 km (84 per […]

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Tamilnadu

Tamilnadu

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

Tamilnadu Particulars Description   Area 1,30,058 sq. km Population 7,21,38,958 Capital Chennai Principal Languaged Tamil History and Geography Tamil Nadu has a hoary antiquity. Though early sangam classics throw historical references, it is only from the Pallavas we pass to recorded history. South India had remained under the hegemony of the Cholas, the Cheras and the Pandyas […]

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Sikkim

Sikkim

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

Sikkim Particulars Description   Area 7,096 sq. km Population 6,07,688 Capital Gangtok Principal Languaged Lepcha, Bhutia, Limbu and Nepali History and Geography The early history of Sikkim starts in the 13th century with the signing of a blood-brotherhood treaty between the Lepcha Chief Thekong Tek and Tibetan prince Khye-Bumsa at Kabi Lungtsok in North Sikkim. This […]

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Rajasthan

Rajasthan

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

Rajasthan Particulars Description   Area 3,42,239 sq. km Population 6,86,21,012 Capital Jaipur Principal Languaged Hindi & Rajasthani History and Geography Rajasthan, the largest State in India area-wise prior to Independence was known as Rajputana. The Rajputs, a martial community ruled over this area for centuries. The history of Rajasthan dates back to the pre-historic times. […]

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Punjab

Punjab

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

Punjab Particulars Description   Area 50,362 sq. km Population 2,77,04,236 Capital Chandigarh Principal Languaged Punjabi History and Geography Ancient Punjab formed part of the vast Indo-Iranian region. In later years it saw the rise and fall of the Mauryas, Bactrians, Greeks, Sakas, Kushans and Guptas. Medieval Punjab saw supremacy of the Muslims. Ghaznavi was followed […]

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Odisha

Odisha

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

Odisha Particulars Description Area 1,55,707 sq. km Population 4,19,47,358 Capital Bhubaneswar Principal Languaged Oriya Odisha: At a Glance The name Odisha is derived from Sanskrit word “Odra Vishaya” or “Odra Desa”. The ancient province of “Odra desa” or “Or-desa” was limited to the valley of the Mahanadi and to the lower course of the Subarnarekha […]

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Nagaland

Nagaland

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

Nagaland Particulars Description   Area 16,579 sq. km Population 19,80,602 Capital Kohima Principal Languaged Angami, Ao, Chang, Konyak, Lotha, Sangtam, Sema and Chakhesang History and Geography Nagaland, the 16th state of the Indian Union, was established on 1 December 1963. It is bounded by Myanmar on the East, Arunachal Pradesh on the North, Assam on the […]

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Mizoram

Mizoram

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

Mizoram Particulars Description   Area 21,081 sq. km Population 10,91,014 * Capital Aizawl Principal Languaged  Mizo and English History and Geography Mizoram is a mountainous region which became the 23rd state of the Indian Union in February 1987. It was one of the districts of Assam till 1972 when it became a Union Territory. After being annexed […]

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Meghalaya

Meghalaya

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

Meghalaya Particulars Description   Area 22,429 sq. km Population 29,64,007 Capital Shilong Principal Languaged Khasi, Garo and English History and Geography Meghalaya was created as an autonomous state within the state of Assam on 2 April, 1970. The full-fledged State of Meghalaya came into existence on 21 January, 1972. It is bound on the north […]

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Manipur

Manipur

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

Manipur Particulars Description   Area 22,327 sq. km Population 27,21,756 Capital Imphal Principal Languaged Manipuri History and Geography Manipur has a long and glorious history from the beginning of the Christian era. The recorded history of kingship started from 33 A.D., which marked the coronation of Pakhangba. After Pakhangba, a series of kings ruled over […]

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Maharashtra

Maharashtra

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

Maharashtra Particulars Description   Area 3,07,713 sq. km Population 11,23,72,972 Capital Mumbai Principal Languaged Marathi History and Geography The first well-known rulers of Maharashtra were the Satavahanas (230 B.C. 225 A.D.), who were the founders of Maharashtra, and have left a plethora of literary, epigraphic, artistic and archaeological evidence. This epoch marks tremendous development in every field of […]

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Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

Madhya Pradesh Particulars Description   Area 1,36,034 sq. km Population 2,55,40,196 Capital Raipur Principal Languaged Hindi History and Geography Madhya Pradesh is the second largest Indian Sate in size with an area of 3,08,000 sq.km. Geographically it occupies a pivotal position in the country. King Ashoka first among all, ruled over Ujjain. A sizeable portion […]

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Kerala

Kerala

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

Kerala Particulars Description   Area 38,863 sq. km Population 3,33,87,677 Capital Thiruvananthapuram Principal Languaged  Malayalam Kerala: At a Glance Hedged in between the Western Ghats with its highest peaks of Anamudi and Agasthyarkoodam on the east and the Arabian Sea on the west and blessed by North-East (October – November) and South-West (June – August) […]

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Karnataka

Karnataka

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

Karnataka Particulars Description   Area 1,91,791 sq. km Population 6,11,30,704 Capital Bangalore Principal Languaged  Kannada History and Geography Karnataka has a recorded history of more than 2,000 years. Apart from its subjection to the rule of Nandas, Mauryas and the Satavahanas, Karnataka came to have indigenous dynasties like the Kadambas of Banavasi and the Gangas […]

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