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Timeline Of Indian History

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1. Western Satraps formed.






2. Sri-Gupta starts the Gupta Empire in Magadha - with its capital in Patliputra






3. Kingdom of Yapahuwa






4. Champaran and Kheda Satyagraha






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






6. Kakatiya Kingdom






7. Proposed death date of Gautama Buddha.






8. Deccan Sultanates






9. Guru Tegh Bahadur becomes ninth Guru of Sikhs.






10. Early Harappan Culture






11. DanishIndia (to 1869)






12. The Kalachuris under Bijjala II capture Kalyani






13. DanishIndia (to 1869)






14. Deva Kingdom






15. First Railway estalblished between Bombay and Thane






16. 'Arya Samaj' Established - Aligarh Muslim University






17. Maoist rebels in Chhattisgarh state kill more than 50 policemen in a dawn attack.






18. Narayanrao Peshwa is murdered by his uncle Raghunathrao's wife in front of Raghunathrao. Regulating Act of 1773 - Warren Hastings appointed as first Governor-General ofIndia






19. Third war with Pakistan over creation of Bangladesh - formerly East Pakistan. Twenty-year treaty of friendship signed with Soviet Union.






20. The Mauryan Empire - which shrunk considerably - collapsed after its emperor Brihadrata was assassinated by his general Pusyamitra Sunga who then established the Sunga dynasty.






21. Lohara Kingdom






22. Chief Justice of the Maratha Empire - Ram Shastri passes death sentence against the ruling Peshwa Raghunathrao for murdering his nephew.






23. Ashoka conquers and unifies most of South Asia - along with Afghanistan and eastern Iran.






24. 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






25. Madurai Kingdom






26. Vajpayee's BJP party declines his offer to resign over a number of political scandals and the apparent failure of his talks with Pakistani President Musharraf.






27. Maha-Megha-Vahana Empire






28. First Muslim - Md. Bin Qasim defeats Raja Dahir






29. Kingdom of Kotte






30. Delhi conspiracy case






31. Hindu






32. 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






33. Death of Aurangzeb the mughal emperor.






34. British Expedition to Tibet






35. Guru Ram Das becomes fourth Guru of Sikhs. Akbar annexes Bengal.






36. First Anglo-Maratha War begins - in which Haidar Ali of Mysore defeats the combined armies of the EastIndia Company - the Marathas and the Nizam of Hyderabad.






37. Hindu






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






39. Black and Red ware culture






40. Indira Gandhi returns to power heading Congress party splinter group - Congress (Indira).






41. Vedic period






42. Hindustan Socialist Republican Association formed.






43. Sixteen Maha Janapadas ('Great Realms' or 'Great Kingdoms') emerge.






44. Ror Kingdom






45. Nanda Empire






46. Gandhi






47. Fourth Anglo-Mysore War begins.






48. Congress suffers worst ever electoral defeat as Hindu nationalist BJP emerges as largest single party.






49. Central Assembly Bombed by Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt. Purna Swaraj resolution.






50. Republic Day (India)