Important Newspapers during Indian Freedom Struggle

Newspapers during Indian freedom struggle

IAS  prelims is the first and most vital stride for UPSC IAS Exam and the vast majority of the aspirants are wiped out at this stage itself. UPSC IAS prelims require diligent work. UPSC aspirants have two-three months for IAS Prelims exam. Aspirants should completely commit to IAS Prelims on coming days with dedication.

The nature of questions asked by UPSC varies. According to the recent trends, UPSC tends to ask a lot of factual questions. They had asked several factual questions from Polity, Indian History, Geography, and Economy.

The newspaper and journal published during independence era are specific areas from where UPSC pick out the question. This is an area to focus for UPSC IAS Prelims. Here we have compiled a complete list of Newspapers during freedom struggle and important journals with their founders.

Year

Name

Newspaper/ Journal

Founder

1780

Bengal Gazette

English newspaper

James Augustus Hicky

1819

Samvad Kaumudi

Bengali weekly newspaper

Ram Mohan Roy

1822

Mirat-ul-Akbar

Persian language journal

Raja Ram Mohan Roy

1854

Rast Goftar

Gujarati Newspaper

Dadabhai Naoroji

1858

Som Prakesh

Weekly newspaper

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

1862

Indian Mirror

Newspaper

Devendra Nath Tagore

1868

Amrita Bazar Patrika

Newspaper

Sisir Kumar Ghosh and Motilal Ghosh

1871

Tahzib-ul-Akhlaq

Journal

Sir Syed Ahmed Khan

1878

Hindu

Newspaper

Vir Raghavacharya and G.S. Aiyar

1881

Kesari

Marathi Newspaper

B.G. Tilak

1888

Sudharak

Newspaper

G.K. Gokhale

1892

Hindoo Patriot

English weekly

Girish Chandra Ghosh

1896

Prabuddha Bharata

English monthly journal

Swami Vivekananda

1899

Udbodhana

Magazine

Swami Vivekananda

1903

Indian Opinion

Newspaper

M. K Gandhi

1905

Bande Mataram

English language newspaper

Aurobindo Ghosh

1910

Bombay Chronicle

English-language newspaper

Firoze Shah Mehta

1911

Comrade

Weekly English newspaper

Maulana Mohammad Ali

1912

Al-Balagh

Urdu weekly newspaper

Abul Kalam Azad

1912

Al-Hilal

Urdu weekly newspaper

Abul Kalam Azad

1913

Pratap

Hindi language newspaper

Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi

1914

New India

English-language daily newspaper

Annie Besant

1919

Independent

Newspaper

Motilal Nehru

1919

Young India

Weekly journal

M. K Gandhi

1920

Mook Nayak

Marathi weekly

B.R. Ambedkar

1924

Hindustan Times

English daily newspaper

Sunder Singh Lyallpuri

1929

Nav Jeevan

Weekly newspaper

M. K Gandhi

1932

Harijan

Weekly journal

M. K Gandhi

1936

Free Hindustan

Journal

Tarak Nath Das

1936

Hindustan Dainik

Hindi newspaper

M.M. Malviya

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