Indian History (Part 6)

Historical Events

Events 501 - 570 of 570

  • 2011-01-14 Stampede near Sabarimala in Kerala, India kills 104 devotees and injures 100 more
  • 2011-09-09 58th National Film Awards (India): "Adaminte Makan Abu" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 2012-02-25 World Health Organization removes India from the list of polio endemic countries
  • 2012-04-30 Overloaded ferry in the Brahmaputra River, India, killing 103 people
  • 2012-05-03 59th National Film Awards (India): "Deool" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 2012-05-22 14 people die and 30 are injured in train collision in India
  • 2012-06-14 An explosion at an Indian steel plant kills 11 people and severely injures 16
  • 2012-06-16 30 people are killed and 15 injured after a bus falls into a gorge in Osmanabad, India
  • 2012-06-29 16 Naxalite Maoist insurgents in India are killed by police
  • 2012-07-02 Monsoon rain in East India kills at least 79 people and leaves 2.2 million homeless
  • 2012-07-22 Pranab Mukherjee is elected President of India
  • 2012-07-30 Train fire kills 32 and injures 27 people in Andhra Pradesh, India
  • 2012-07-30 Indian power grid failure leaves over 300 million without electricity
  • 2012-07-31 A second power grid failure in two days leaves 670 million people in India without power
  • 2012-08-23 At least 30 are killed as a result of monsoon rain in Rajasthan, India
  • 2012-10-28 Sebastian Vettel wins the 2012 Formula One Indian Grand Prix
  • 2012-11-25 16 people are killed and 44 injured after a wedding party bus plunges 300 ft down a gorge in India
  • 2012-12-16 A gang rape of a woman on a bus in India that resulted in her death leads to national and international outrage
  • 2013-02-10 36 people are killed and 39 are injured in a stampede at a train station in Allahabad, India
  • 2013-02-21 21 people are killed and 54 are injured in a bombing in Hyderabad, India
  • 2013-02-27 20 people are killed in a market fire in Calcutta, India
  • 2013-03-04 11 children are killed after a bus collides a truck in the Jalandhar district, India
  • 2013-03-19 27 people are killed and 14 are injured in a bus crash in Maharashtra, India
  • 2013-04-04 74 people are killed after an illegally constructed building collapses in Thane, India
  • 2013-04-04 9 people have been killed on an axe-murdering rampage in Chhattisgarh state, India
  • 2013-05-03 60th National Film Awards (India): "Paan Singh Tomar" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 2013-05-07 8 people are killed and a dozen are injured after bear attacks in Orissa, India
  • 2013-05-08 33 people are killed after an overloaded bus falls into a river in Himachal Pradesh, India
  • 2013-06-05 44 people are killed by a lightning storm in Bihar, India
  • 2013-06-07 18 people are killed and 14 are injured after a bus plunges off a mountain road in Himachel Pradesh, India
  • 2013-06-14 Massive flooding occurs in northern India killing up to 10,000 people
  • 2013-07-08 A dozen people are killed and injured after a hotel collapses in Hyderabad, India
  • 2013-07-16 27 children are killed and 25 are hospitalized after eating lunch contaminated with insecticide in India
  • 2013-07-30 9 children are killed and 20 are injured after a school bus collides with a truck in Hanumangarh, India
  • 2013-08-18 6 people are killed by a bomb blast on a bus in West Bengal, India
  • 2013-08-19 37 pilgrims are killed in a train accident in India
  • 2013-09-27 60 people are killed after a building collapses in Mumbai, India
  • 2013-10-13 109 people are killed in a stampede on a bridge in  Datia district, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • 2013-10-30 44 people are killed after a bus catches fire in Mahbubnagar, India
  • 2013-11-11 4 people are killed and 8 are injured after a building catches fire in Mumbai, India
  • 2013-11-15 5 people are killed and 10 are injured after a train derails in Nashik, India
  • 2014-01-02 30 people are killed after a bus plunges off a cliff and falls 400 ft in Malshej Ghat, India
  • 2014-01-04 14 people are killed after a three-story building construction site collapses in Goa, India
  • 2014-02-04 10 people are killed & 35 injured after a bus falls into a ravine in Pune, India
  • 2014-05-03 61st National Film Awards (India): "Ship of Theseus" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 2014-05-17 The center-right Hindu Nationalist Party, the BJP, wins landslide election victory in India

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2014-05-26 Narendra Modi becomes the 15th Prime Minister of India

15th Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi
15th Prime Minister of India
Narendra Modi
  • 2014-09-04 Monsoon rains beging and cause flooding over a sustained period that kills over 400 people in India & Pakistan
  • 2015-05-03 62nd National Film Awards (India): "Court" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 2015-05-11 India's poulation officially reaches 1 billion - Astha Arora named India's billionth baby
  • 2015-05-29 Heat wave in India centered in Telengana and Andhra Pradesh states is reported to have killed 1800 people in a week
  • 2015-06-21 94 people die & 45 are hospitalized after drinking moonshine in Mumbai, India
  • 2015-08-04 31 people are killed & 100 are injured after floods partially sweep two passenger trains off a bridge in Madhya Pradesh, India
  • 2015-08-05 Torrential rains and flooding leave at least 178 people dead in India, in the wake of Cyclone Komen
  • 2015-09-18 Government of Uttar Pradesh, India, confirms 2.3 million people applied for 238 menial office jobs
  • 2015-12-04 Floods in Chennai and Tamil Nadu state, India start receding after a month of heavy rainfall, leaving more 260 dead and thousands stranded
  • 2016-02-12 Student leader Kanhaiya Kumar is arrested on “anti-nationalism” charges by Indian police at an anniversary event of the death of Afzal Guru, at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • 2016-04-10 Explosions and a fire caused by fireworks at Puttingal Temple in Kerala, India, kills more than 100 and injures nearly 400
  • 2016-05-10 Indian fertility clinic announces that a 70 year old woman has successfully gave birth to a baby boy
  • 2016-08-09 Longest ever hunger strike ends, Indian human rights campaigner Irom Sharmila tastes honey after 16 years
  • 2016-11-06 Indian government declares levels of air pollution in Delhi an emergency situation, closing schools and construction sites
  • 2016-11-08 Indian government scraps 500 and 1000 rupee notes, the largest two denominations in battle against corruption
  • 2016-11-21 India celebrates 50th anniversary of IR8, rice variety specially bred that saved much of Asia from famine
  • 2017-03-20 Indian rivers Yamuna and the Ganges declared "living entities" by court in the state of Uttarakhand
  • 2017-05-07 “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion” becomes the highest grossing Indian box-office film ever earning $120 million
  • 2017-05-16 10-year-old girl granted special 20 week abortion request in Rohtak, India in land-mark case
  • 2017-05-27 In Bangalore, India, white puffy toxic foam begins spilling out of Varthur Lake onto city streets
  • 2017-06-05 Bus crashes with a truck in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India, 22 die in resulting fire
  • 2017-06-06 Indian Arundhati Roy publishes her 2nd novel "The Ministry Of Utmost Happiness" 20 years after her first
  • 2017-07-05 Followers of Indian spiritual leader Ashutosh Mahara, dead 3 years, win court case to keep his body in freezer in case he should return to life

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 542 of 542

  • 1982-03-28 Sonia Agarwal, Indian actress
  • 1982-04-07 Sonjay Dutt, Indian American professional wrestler
  • 1982-07-03 Kanika, Indian actress
  • 1982-07-18 Priyanka Chopra, Indian actress and beauty queen
  • 1982-09-11 Shriya Saran, South Indian actress
  • 1982-09-28 Abhinav Bindra, Indian shooter
  • 1982-09-28 Ranbir Kapoor, Indian Actor
  • 1982-12-10 Shilpa Anand, Indian film and television actress
  • 1983-02-03 Silambarasan Rajendar, famous south Indian actor
  • 1983-02-23 Aziz Ansari, Indian American comedian and actor (Parks and Recreation, Master of None), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • 1983-04-08 Allu Arjun, Indian film actor
  • 1983-05-04 Trisha Krishnan, Indian actress
  • 1983-05-20 Jr. NTR, Indian film actor
  • 1983-05-25 Kunal Khemu, Indian actor
  • 1984-01-19 Karun Chandhok, Indian racing driver
  • 1984-02-15 Meera Jasmine, Indian actress
  • 1984-02-29 Adam Sinclair, Indian field hockey player
  • 1984-03-12 Shreya Ghoshal, Indian singer
  • 1984-03-19 Tanushree Dutta, Indian actress
  • 1984-07-16 Katrina Kaif, Indian Actress
  • 1984-08-03 Sunil Chetri, Indian Footballer
  • 1985-01-18 Minnisha Lamba, Indian Actress and Model
  • 1985-01-30 Aaadietya Pandey, Indian astrologer
  • 1985-06-09 Sonam Kapoor, Indian actress
  • 1985-10-26 Asin Thottumkal, Indian actress
  • 1986-01-01 Vidya Balan, Indian actress
  • 1986-01-05 Deepika Padukone, Indian model and actress
  • 1986-01-28 Shruti Haasan, Indian actress
  • 1986-04-10 Ayesha Takia, Indian actress
  • 1986-06-06 Bhavana Balachandran [Karthika Menon], Indian actress, born in Thrissur district, Kerala
  • 1986-10-20 Priyanka Sharma, Indian actress
  • 1986-11-15 Sania Mirza, Indian tennis player
  • 1987-03-31 Humpy Koneru, Indian chess grandmaster
  • 1987-08-05 Genelia D'Souza, Indian actress
  • 1987-08-19 Ileana D'Cruz, Indian actress
  • 1988-01-04 Nabila Jamshed, Indian writer
  • 1988-11-22 Suresh Guptara and Jyoti Guptara, British-Indian novelists
  • 1988-12-02 Soniya Mehra, Indian Actress
  • 1989-09-02 Ishmeet Singh Sodhi, Indian Playback Singer (d. 2008)
  • 1991-08-09 Hansika Motwani, Indian actress
  • 1996-03-09 Darsheel Safary, Youngest Indian actor to win filmfare award for best performance
  • 1997-04-30 Ayaan Chawla, Indian entrepreneur

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