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The aim of this project is to standardize and improve articles related to History of India, as well as to create missing articles.

This project has one active task force, the Chach Nama task force. All editors are encouraged to peruse and participate.

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  1. 84singh84 (talk · contribs) (Well rehearsed in Sikh and Punjab related Topics. I will only work on topics related to these groups)
  2. Parmod Chhabra (Chhabra_P) (talk · contribs)
  3. Manjunath Doddamani Gajendragad (talk · contribs)
  4. Manish (agr_mk) (talk · contribs)
  5. Shreyas Dave (talk · contribs)
  6. Minsksky (talk · contribs)
  7. Anupmehra (talk · contribs) (Contact)
  8. Karan Gupta (contact)
  9. Shivam Upadhyay (talk · contribs)
  10. damehta1231 (talk · contribs)
  11. Abulfazl (talk · contribs)
  12. aburad (talk · contribs)
  13. Ab_18 (talk · contribs)
  14. Altruism (talk · contribs)
  15. AMbroodEY (talk · contribs)
  16. Amit Sekhri (talk · contribs)
  17. Ancientcoinsofindia1 (talk · contribs)
  18. Anirudhsbh (talk · contribs)
  19. anniyan.india (talk · contribs)
  20. Antorjal (talk · contribs)
  21. Anwar saadat (talk · contribs)
  22. AroundTheGlobe (talk · contribs)
  23. arunjassiar (talk · contribs)
  24. ARUNKUMAR P.R (talk · contribs)
  25. Ashay Arekar (talk · contribs)
  26. Astaddeshmukh (talk · contribs)
  27. vishaltomar (talk · contribs)
  28. barma (talk · contribs)
  29. berzelius560 (talk · contribs)
  30. Bobby Awasthi (talk · contribs)
  31. BobClive (talk · contribs)
  32. Bharath12345 (talk · contribs)
  33. C21K (talk · contribs)
  34. Chaipau (talk · contribs)
  35. Chandrachoodan_Gopalakrishnan (talk · contribs)
  36. Cheeni (talk · contribs)
  37. DaGizza (talk · contribs)
  38. Deepak gupta (talk · contribs)
  39. Deepujoseph (talk · contribs)
  40. deeptrivia (talk · contribs)
  41. Devanampriya (talk · contribs)
  42. Devilbemyguide (talk · contribs)
  43. DhananjayJ (talk · contribs)
  44. Dhiresh_b (talk · contribs)
  45. Dineshkannambadi (talk · contribs)
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  50. Eismcsquare (talk · contribs)
  51. EvKnight13 (talk · contribs)
  52. Faizhaider (talk · contribs)
  53. Farhat Jawed Sheikh (talk · contribs)
  54. Fleiger (talk · contribs)
  55. G.phanisrinivas (talk · contribs)
  56. Ganeshk (talk · contribs)
  57. Geo Thomas (talk · contribs)
  58. Ghostexorcist (talk · contribs)
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  60. Half Life (talk · contribs)
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  62. hypercool (talk · contribs)
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  64. Intothefire (talk · contribs)
  65. Iramuthusamy (talk · contribs)
  66. Jayrajjaiswal (talk · contribs)
  67. Jagged 85 (talk · contribs)
  68. jayantanth (talk · contribs)
  69. Joseph Ponnoly (talk · contribs)
  70. jothishkumart (talk · contribs)
  71. joy1963 (talk · contribs)
  72. Juthani1 (talk · contribs)
  73. Kaarkey (talk · contribs)
  74. KalevTait (talk · contribs)
  75. karthikc123 (talk · contribs)
  76. Kbfromindia (talk · contribs)
  77. kessler (talk · contribs)
  78. Khani100 (talk · contribs)
  79. killerserv (talk · contribs) ॐ
  80. Kirananils (talk · contribs)
  81. kmsasidhar (talk · contribs)
  82. Kuldip D. Gandhi (talk · contribs)
  83. L1CENSET0K1LL (talk · contribs)
  84. Lihaas (talk · contribs)
  85. lordharrypotter (talk · contribs)
  86. Lostintherush (talk · contribs)
  87. Madan_lmg (talk · contribs)
  88. Maha Mantri (talk · contribs)
  89. Manasipadukone (talk · contribs)
  90. Mandot (talk · contribs)
  91. manoj_nav (talk · contribs)
  92. Mayank12 (talk · contribs)
  93. MetraB (talk · contribs)
  94. mgk1993 (talk · contribs)
  95. Mick_gold (talk · contribs)
  96. M.Jibran (talk · contribs)
  97. mkamat (talk · contribs)
  98. Mohammed Malvankar (talk · contribs)
  99. Neechalkaran (talk · contribs)
  100. New Rock Star (talk · contribs)
  101. NinaOdell (talk · contribs)
  102. Nitin.viswanathan (talk · contribs)
  103. Nobleeagle (talk · contribs)
  104. OmOm (talk · contribs)
  105. Parshav (talk · contribs)
  106. Pingali (talk · contribs)
  107. piyukamath (talk · contribs)
  108. Poohneat (talk · contribs)
  109. prajbio (talk · contribs)
  110. Pratap Singh Rajawat (talk · contribs)
  111. princessofinfinitespace (talk · contribs)
  112. pythagerus123 (talk · contribs)
  113. Ragib (talk · contribs)
  114. Ranjeet98 (talk · contribs)
  115. Ravichandar84 (talk · contribs)
  116. ravikiran_r (talk · contribs)
  117. reppin the bay (talk · contribs)
  118. Rohitde (talk · contribs)
  119. Rohitganguli (talk · contribs)
  120. Rohit_klar (talk · contribs)
  121. Rumpelstiltskin223 (talk · contribs)
  122. Rupakbiswas (talk · contribs)
  123. Salilb (talk · contribs)
  124. Sarayuparin (talk · contribs)
  125. Shovon76 (talk · contribs)
  126. Shruti14 (talk · contribs)
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  128. Sidsahu (talk · contribs)
  129. sriram_sh (talk · contribs)
  130. Stamparchiver (talk · contribs)
  131. Sudharsansn (talk · contribs)
  132. Surender (talk · contribs)
  133. Sushant (talk · contribs)
  134. Sudhamsh Goutham (talk · contribs)
  135. Sumit Kumar (talk · contribs)
  136. s_raghu20 (talk · contribs)
  137. Tanzeel (talk · contribs)
  138. TathD (talk · contribs)
  139. TBC (talk · contribs)
  140. thelivinglegend (talk · contribs)
  141. Thebharatam (talk · contribs)
  142. Tigerassault (talk · contribs)
  143. Tinucherian (talk · contribs)
  144. UdayanBanerjee (talk · contribs)
  145. Vatech09 (talk · contribs)
  146. Venu62 (talk · contribs)
  147. vikas_duhan (talk · contribs)
  148. Vijaybarve (talk · contribs)
  149. Vinay84 (talk · contribs)
  150. Vishal1976 (talk · contribs)
  151. vishu123 (talk · contribs)
  152. vivekgopinathan (talk · contribs)
  153. vkvora2001 (talk · contribs)
  154. Wiki Raja (talk · contribs)
  155. Wootking (talk · contribs)
  156. Xn4 (talk · contribs)
  157. zeuspitar (talk · contribs)
  158. maverick (talk · contribs)
  159. P.M.Shreenidhi (contact) 07:25, 16 May 2009 (UTC)
  160. shraktu (talk · contribs)
  161. juthika (talk · contribs)
  162. harjas (talk · contribs)
  163. John Hill (talk · contribs)
  164. amit.iitm05 (talk · contribs)
  165. Sujit Kumar Das (talk · contribs)
  166. Syed Mohd Ali (talk · contribs) Popular Medieval Monuments which attracts mostly foreigners
  167. Pravesh Tomar (talk · contribs) Tomars history
  168. Mohan Reddy Sareddy (talk · contribs)
  169. VEDPRAKASHMOTWANI (talk · contribs)
  170. Gunjan verma81 (talk · contribs)
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  172. neduvelilmathew (talk · contribs)
  173. V. Ram Krishnamoorthi (talk · contribs)
  174. PRAVIN KAMBOJ (talk · contribs)
  175. Thegreats15 (talk · contribs)
  176. Shabeer.india (talk · contribs)
  177. Ashok.india (talk · contribs)
  178. Rajesh.india (talk · contribs)
  179. Ramesh.india (talk · contribs)
  180. Chethan.india (talk · contribs)
  181. Vinod.india (talk · contribs)
  182. Balu.india (talk · contribs)
  183. Rathesh.india (talk · contribs)
  184. sskur (talk · contribs)
  185. Vijay Periasamy (talk · contribs)
  186. Fowler&fowler (talk · contribs)
  187. vishal.galvankar (talk · contribs)
  188. sanjaymfp (talk · contribs)
  189. Nickzlapeor (talk · contribs) - Nickzlapeor (talk) 06:40, 2 April 2012 (UTC)
  190. axelssj99 (talk · contribs)
  191. Pearz25 (talk · contribs)
  192. TheOriginalSoni (talk · contribs)
  193. Tamravidhir (talk · contribs)
  194. Prad2609 (talk · contribs)
  195. irahulpandey (talk · contribs)
  196. DCI2026 (talk · contribs)
  197. Ugog Nizdast (talk · contribs)
  198. Template:SHANI KASHYAP117.201.112.168 (talk) 12:10, 31 October 2014 (UTC)
  199. Amit Lohan (talk · contribs)
  200. mahensingha (talk · contribs)
  201. (user/biswajit)

To do list[edit]

Open tasks for History of India
Top priorities Editing /
formatting
Missing articles Expansion
Merges Discussions Maps
Template:HOIOpenTasks/Discussion
Routes, Wars, etc.
[edit] Recently Updated [edit] Other requests
Pictures


Timelines

Stubs
Try to get the number of stubs in Category:Indian_history_stubs down to <100 by either expanding them or merging them.

NPOV Issues
British Raj
Company rule in India
Indian Rebellion of 1857
Economic History of India
Hemu
Sino-Indian War

Wikibook - History Of India
There are requests for authors to expand the Wikibooks on Indian history and religion.

151.arvindraval. talk contribs.

SSBATC 07:20, 11 March 2007 (UTC) Include : 1. Forgotten Heroes 2. Commerce & Economy including Merchants, Trade Development, Logistics & Business Practices 3. Science & Technology, including Academics 4. Art & Culture - including Literature, Performing Arts: Folk & Classical Aditya Kumar Giri

Parentage and Child Projects[edit]

Parent of this WikiProject:

Child projects[edit]

Templates[edit]

WikiProject History of India notice[edit]

Place this WikiProject notice {{WP India|history=yes}} at the top of an article's Talk page to direct editors to the Wikiproject History of India for guidelines. It will produce:

WikiProject India / History  
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject India, which aims to improve Wikipedia's coverage of India-related topics. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page.
 ???  This page does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.
Taskforce icon
This page is supported by the Indian history workgroup.
 

For Indian history predating 1947, use the "pre=yes" tag, {{WP India|history=yes|pre=yes}}, to produce:

WikiProject India / History  
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject India, which aims to improve Wikipedia's coverage of India-related topics. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page.
 ???  This page does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.
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This page is supported by the Indian history workgroup.
 

To avoid template clutter, use small versions:

{{WP India|history=yes|small=yes}}, {{WP India|history=yes|pre=yes|small=yes}}

Articles on the post-1947 history of Pakistan fall within the scope of a daughter project, Wikipedia:WikiProject History of Pakistan.

Userboxes[edit]

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Sources[edit]

The goal of Wikipedia is to become a complete, accurate encyclopedia. Verifiability is an important tool to achieve accuracy, so it is strongly recommended to check facts. However, don't be too keen to remove unverified information at the cost of completeness.

Levels[edit]

Primary sources:

"Piece of information or evidence that was created by someone who witnessed first hand or was part of the historical events that are being described".

These are sources which, usually, are recorded by someone who participated in, witnessed, or lived through the event. These are also usually authoritative and fundamental documents concerning the subject under consideration. This includes published original accounts, published original works, or published original research. Physical objects can be primary sources.

Wikipedia would not ordinarily be considered a primary source (see Wikipedia:No original research). Over time, however, this situation may change as researchers may use, for example, analyses of Wikipedia edits and reversions as evidence of shifts and changes in attitudes and approaches.

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These are sources which, usually, are accounts, works, or research that analyze, assimilate, evaluate, interpret, and/or synthesize primary sources. These are not as authoritative and are supplemental documents concerning the subject under consideration. This includes published accounts, published works, or published research.

Wikipedia would be considered a secondary source on some occasions.

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Wikipedia would be considered a tertiary source on some occasions.

Types[edit]

[todo] various types of sources

The letters after an item describes generally the type it is (though this can vary pending the exact source). P is for Primary sources, S is for Secondary sources, and T is for Tertiary sources.

Sourceberg[edit]

See Wikisource for original text (or primary sources). Wikisource (i.e., "Sourceberg") is a repository of source texts in any language which are either in the public domain, or are released under the GFDL.

See also : Wikipedia:Informative, Wikipedia:Verifiability, Wikipedia:Public domain resources, Wikipedia:Don't include copies of primary sources

Style issues for history[edit]

Main article: Wikipedia:Manual of Style (general style issues)

In historical articles, the past tense is strongly preferred. While history can be written in the present tense, the general audience of Wikipedia will usually expect the past tense on historical subjects and events that occurred in the past. The present tense in English is only correctly used to describe past events in a work of fiction. This is referred to as the "historical past tense".

Remain objective as possible. The point and ideal of Wikipedia is to create an encyclopedic neutral body of knowledge. Avoid using the first-person point of view (emphasising the facts; not the editor). Explain the evidence (from the links and references) and explain the reasons of any conclusions.

Article names[edit]

See: Wikipedia:Naming conventions (Indic), Wikipedia:Naming conventions (use English)

Convention: Use the form most familiar to English speakers. Name pages in English and place the native transliteration on the first line of the article unless the native form is more commonly used in English than the anglicized form.

Infoboxes[edit]

A number of infoboxes can be used for History related articles. These include {{Infobox revolution biography}} and {{Infobox Military Person}}.

Biography[edit]

See: Wikipedia:Manual of Style (biographies)

Names and titles[edit]

For naming articles See: Wikipedia:Naming conventions (names and titles), for use in article content See Wikipedia:Manual of Style (biographies)

Dates[edit]

See: Wikipedia:Manual of Style (dates and numbers)

The Gregorian calendar is the calendar currently used in the Western world. If dates used are from the Julian calendar, please make a note as to any differences.

Link references[edit]

See: Wikipedia:Manual_of_Style#Link_titles

The following is a suggested formatted reference link for external links and references.

Appearance:

Source:

* Last name, First name, "''[http://www.url.org Linked article name]''". Source publisher, Location. [[Month Day]], [[Year]].

See also: Wikipedia:Cite your sources, Style guides (for more detailed and formal styles), Wikipedia:External links, Wikipedia:Links

Indian history Featured Articles[edit]

See also[edit]

Tools[edit]

Main tool page: toolserver.org
  • Reflinks - Edits bare references - adds title/dates etc. to bare references
  • Checklinks - Edit and repair external links
  • Dab solver - Quickly resolve ambiguous links.
  • Peer reviewer - Provides hints and suggestion to improving articles.

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