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Timeline Of Indian History

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1. British rule in Burma (to 1947)






2. FrenchIndia






3. Ashoka dies and is succeeded by Kunala.






4. Period IV of Mehrgarh ends






5. Painted Grey Ware culture






6. Started Post Service






7. Vishnukundina Empire






8. Second war with Pakistan over Kashmir.






9. Kuninda Kingdom established. Tholkappiyam describes the grammar and morphology of Tamil; it is the oldest existing Tamil grammar (dates vary between 200 BCE and 100 CE). (to 100 BC)






10. Invasion of Mahmud of Ghazni






11. Cancelation of Partition of Bengal - Delhi Durbar Third Time






12. Kakori conspiracy






13. British Raj (to 1947)






14. The Maratha Peshwa (prime minister) usurps the Maratha kingdom - starting a new dynastic rule based in Pune.






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






16. Vajpayee meets Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf in the first summit between the two neighbours in more than two years. The meeting ends without a breakthrough or even a joint statement because of differences over Kashmir.






17. Shivaji dies of fever at Raigad.






18. Gautamiputra Satkarni becomes Satavahana emperor and starts Shalivahana era calendar after defeating Scythian king Maues.






19. Died Tatya Tope






20. Aurangzeb invades the Deccan






21. Chera Kingdom






22. Solanki Kingdom






23. Early Harappan Culture






24. Western Ganga Kingdom






25. Magadha Kingdom






26. Pallava Empire






27. Kingdom of Anuradhapura






28. Akbar annexes Kashmir.






29. Classical period






30. Governor Hasan Gangu revolts against Muhammad bin Tughluq founding the Bahmani Sultanate






31. Chandra Vidyasagar is born (to 1891)






32. Eastern Ganga Empire






33. Non-cooperation movementKhilafat Movement






34. 'Atmiya Sabha' Established Later on known as 'Prarthana Samaj' By Raja Ram Mohan Roy






35. Champaran and Kheda Satyagraha






36. Second Anglo-Mysore War ends with the Treaty of Mangalore.






37. Ala-ud-din Khalji's army under Malik Kafur occupies Devagiri ending the Seuna Yadava Kingdom






38. Marathas re-captures Delhi and parts of NorthIndia.






39. Pala Empire






40. DanishIndia (to 1869)






41. Simon Commission






42. Dutch Ceylon






43. Timur plunders Lahore






44. 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.






45. Mehrgarh Culture






46. Sumra Dynasty ends the Arab domination and establishes its own rule over Sindh.






47. Sikh Empire






48. Pallava Empire






49. Rashtrakuta Empire






50. 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.