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Timeline Of Indian History

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1. Babur bribes Mewar general Silhadi promising Silhadi a kingdom - if Silhadi betrays Mewar King Rana Sanga in Battle of Khanwa - thus leading to the annexation of Mewar.






2. Ashfaqulla Khan is born (to 1927)






3. Vijayanagara Empire






4. Suicide squad attacks parliament in New Delhi - killing several police. The five gunmen die in the assault. India imposes sanctions against Pakistan - to force it to take action against two Kashmir militant groups blamed for the suicide attack on par






5. Kalachuri Empire






6. Battle of Diu marks the beginning of the dominance of the Europeans in the Asian naval theater.






7. Guru Har Rai becomes seventh guru of Sikhs - Shivaji takes oath ofIndependence at Raireshwar.






8. Shishunaga Kingdom






9. Eastern Ganga Empire






10. Kanva Empire






11. Guru Gobind Singh - the 10th Guru of Sikhs creates Khalsa - the saint-soldier at Anandpur Sahib - Punjab.






12. Chandragupta II - Samudragupta's son becomes the Gupta Emperor.






13. Santhal rebellion






14. Troops storm Golden Temple - Sikhs' most holy shrine - to flush out Sikh militants pressing for self-rule. Indira Gandhi assassinated by Sikh bodyguards - following which her son - Rajiv - takes over.






15. EastIndia company is formed in England. Gets exclusive trading rights withIndia.






16. Ashoka dies and is succeeded by Kunala.






17. Mahavira passes away.






18. A high-powered rocket is launched - addingIndia to the club of countries able to fire big satellites deep into space.






19. 'Prarthana Samaj' Established Earlier known as 'Atmiya Sabha'






20. Early modern period






21. Establishment of theIndo-Parthian kingdom.






22. Guru Hargobind becomes sixth guru of Sikhs.






23. Death of Aurangzeb the mughal emperor.






24. Kingdoms of Sri Lanka






25. Ram Mohan Roy Born (to 1833)






26. Panini - a resident of Gandhara - describes the grammar and morphology of Sanskrit in the text Ashtadhyayi. Panini's standardized Sanskrit is known as Classical Sanskrit.






27. Chalukya Empire






28. Portuguese land on the Coromandel Coast






29. Keladi Kingdom






30. BritishIndia (to 1947) EastIndia Company (to 1757)






31. 'Victory of Prithviraj Chauhan'.First battle of Tarain between Mohammed Ghori and Prithviraj III. Ghauri is defeated by Prithivi Raj Chauhan III.






32. Simon Commission






33. Lodi Sultanate






34. Guru Granth Sahib becomes Guru of Sikhs.






35. Western Satrap Empire






36. Establishment of the Kushan empire by Kujula Kadphises.






37. Forces led by Shivaji defeat Aurangzeb's troops - and establishes Maratha Empire.






38. Third Anglo-Maratha War ends with the defeat of Bajirao II and the end of the Maratha Empire leaving the EastIndia Company with control of almost the whole ofIndia






39. Ambhi king of Taxila surrenders to Alexander. Porus who ruled parts of the Punjab - fought Alexander at the Battle of the Hydaspes River.






40. Arzi Hukumat-e-Azad Hind - the Provisional Government of FreeIndia formed by Netaji.






41. Invasions by the Huna.






42. Ching-Thang Khomba moves Manipur's capital to Kangla






43. Kakori conspiracy






44. IndianIndependence Act 1947 by British Raj. Partition ofIndia - Freedom from British Raj. Hundreds of thousands die in widespread communal bloodshed after partition. (to 1948)






45. Death of Islam Shah.






46. Battle of Buxar






47. Guru Har Rai becomes seventh guru of Sikhs - Shivaji takes oath ofIndependence at Raireshwar.






48. Vijayanagara Empire established by Harihara I and his brother Bukka Raya I






49. Ashoka begins displaying religious tolerance - grants animal rights - builds hospitals for people and animals - treats his subjects as equals regardless of caste or creed - and promotes non-violence and republicanism. Ashoka inscribes the Edicts of A






50. Northern Black Polished Ware