Ancient

Indus Valley Civilization
Vedic Civilization
Pre-Mauryan Age
Buddhism
Jainism
Mauryan Empire
Post Mauryan Period
Ganga Dynasty
Guptas
Post Gupta Period
Badami Chalukyas
Rashtrakuta Dynasty
Kalyani Chalukyas
Pallavas
Chola Empire
Kadambas
Sangam Age
Satavahanas
Vakatakas
Mcqs
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Administration

Saliant features of administration of Delhi Sultanate are as followns:

Sultan divided the kingdom into Iktas. Ikta was headed by a officer called ‘Mukti’.

The Mukti, officer of Ikta, had to maintain army from the income of Ikta and remit the balance to Sultan.

The Iqtas were divided into Shiqs.

The Shiqs were again divided into Parganas.

The state was a theocratic state.Sultans ruled as per Quron i.e.Shariat.

Sultan was a superior authority in the state.

Diwani Ariz was incharge of army.

Sultan army consisted of cavalry, elephantry and infantry.

Alauddin Khilji abolished jagirdari system and gave the salaries to the army.

Alauddin Khilji introduced market reforms and regulated the market prices. These measures taken by the Alaudding Khilji prevented the inflation.

Muhammad Bin Tughluq introduced copper coins in 1329 and also carried out experiments in agriculture to increase production.

Balban brought more land for cultivation by cutting forests.

Feroz Tughluq dug canals for irrigation and made waste lands brought under cultivation. The canals from Sutlez to Saga, Mandavi to Hissar and Jamuna to Ferozabad were dug.

Delhi Sultans except Alauddin Khilji and Muhammad Bin Tughluq were puppets in the hands of the Ulemas (Muslim religious heads Purdah system previled among Muslims.

Sati was practisd by certain communities.

Medieval

Muslim Invasions
Delhi Sultans
Mughal Empire
Bahmani Empire
Bhakti Movement
Gajapaties
Hoysalas
Independent Kingdoms
Kakatiyas
Later Pandyas
Marathas
Rajputs
Sikhs
Sur Dynasty
Vijayanagara Empire
Yadavas
Mcqs
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Modern

Advent of Europeans
Constitutional Developments
Establishment of British Rule
Expansion of British Rule
British Rule in India
Education and Press
Governor Generals
National Leaders
Popular Movements
Revolts
Revolutionary Terrorism
Rise of Nationalism
Socio-Religious Movements
Viceroys
Mcqs
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