Ancient

Indus Valley Civilization
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Pre-Mauryan Age
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Post Gupta Period
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Chola Empire
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Sangam Age
Satavahanas
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Lord Cornwallis-Judicial Reforms
Cornwallis reduced the number of districts from 36 to 23 and appointed an Englishman as collector for each district.
The duties of collector were collecting revenue, act as magistrate and Judge. Many powers were concentrated in the hands of collector.
He divided the three provinces of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa into four divisions and established a circuit court in each of the division.
Each circuit court was presided over by two covenated servants of the Company.
Magistrate executes the decisions of Circuit Courts.
In case of death sentence the decision had to be confirmed by the Sadar Nizamat Adalat.
Revenue Courts or Maal Adalats were abolished.
A court of Diwani Adalat was established in each district of the three provinces.
Diwani Adalats had the jurisdiction to try civil and revenue cases but not criminal cases.
Four provincial courts were established at Calcutta, Murshidabad, Dacca and Patna.
The decision of provincial courts was final in cases involving Rs.1000 or less.
Munsiffs were appointed to try petty cases involving not more than Rs.50.

Medieval

Muslim Invasions
Delhi Sultans
Mughal Empire
Bahmani Empire
Bhakti Movement
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Hoysalas
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Sikhs
Sur Dynasty
Vijayanagara Empire
Yadavas
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Modern

Advent of Europeans
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Expansion of British Rule
British Rule in India
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Revolutionary Terrorism
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