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Timeline Of Indian History

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1. Swat culture






2. India explodes first nuclear device in underground test.






3. Partition ofIndia






4. Tughlaq Sultanate






5. Indo-Greek Kingdom






6. Gakhars kills Muhammad Ghori during a raid on his camp on the Jhelum River






7. Abdur Razzaq visitsIndia






8. Magadha Kingdom






9. Republic Day (India)






10. Pandya Empire






11. Akbar annexes Kashmir.






12. Royal Indian Navy Mutiny - (March) Cabinet Mission






13. Mahatma Gandhi is born (to 1948)






14. Kingdom of Anuradhapura






15. The Christian-Islamic power struggle in Europe and the Middle East. Spills over into theIndian Ocean as Battle of Chaul during the Portuguese-Mamluk War






16. Ahmadnagar declares independence - followed by Bijapur and Berar in the same year thus breaking up the Bahmani Sultanate.






17. Kalachuri Empire






18. Eastern Chalukya Kingdom






19. Seleucus gives up his territories in the subcontinent (Afghanistan/Baluchistan) to Chandragupta in exchange for 500 elephants. Seleucus offers his daughter in marriage to Chandragupta to seal their friendship.






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






21. Genghis Khan invades Punjab






22. Northern Black Polished Ware






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






24. British Raj






25. India loses brief border war with China. India won Diu - Daman and Goa from PortugueseIndia.






26. Chera Kingdom






27. BJP forms coalition government under Prime MinisterAtal Bihari Vajpayee. India carries out nuclear tests - leading to widespread international condemnation.






28. Delhi conspiracy case






29. Ashfaqulla Khan is born (to 1927)






30. Humayun converts from Sunni Islam to Shia Islam - to gain the alliance of the Shah of Persia. Humayun dies - and is succeeded by his son Akbar. Hindu king Hemu establishes 'Hindu Raj' in NorthIndia and bestowed with title of 'Samrat Hem Chandra Vikra






31. Western Chalukya Empire






32. 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






33. Samudragupta ascends the Gupta throne and expands the empire.






34. Lodi Sultanate






35. Simon Commission






36. Rajiv Gandhi assassinated by suicide bomber sympathetic to Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers. Economic reform programme begun by Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao.






37. Muslim separatist groups begin campaign of violence in Kashmir.






38. Kingdom of Upatissa Nuwara






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






40. Indira Gandhi's Congress Party loses general elections. Janata Party comes to power.Communist party ofIndia comes into power in West Bengal.






41. Establishment of theIndo-Greek kingdom.






42. Gajapati Kingdom






43. Battle of Talikota results in the rout of Vijayanagara empire.






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






45. Falling public support leads to Congress defeat in general election.






46. Guru Tegh Bahadur becomes ninth Guru of Sikhs.






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






48. Mahavira - 24th Tirthankar of Jainism is born (traditional date).






49. Haryanka Kingdom






50. Bronze age