What was the role of Maratha kings in the fall of Vijaya Nagar Empire?

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By Sunil Kumar Founded in 1336 after rebellions against Tughlaq Rule in the Deccan; the Vijaynagar empire was a mighty kingdom that sparked a cultural and artistic renaissance in South India. Harihara and Bukka who established the kingdom are generally …

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What did the title dewan mean in British Raj? Was he superior to the ruler? What powers did the dewan have?

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By Sunil Kumar The original Persian title dewan meant an important government official, minister or ruler. It also refers to the chief revenue officer in a province or princely state. In the Indian context; the title of dewan or diwan …

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