Indian History (Part 6)

Historical Events

Events 501 - 576 of 576

  • 2005-01-25 A stampede at the Mandher Devi temple in Mandhradevi in India kills at least 258.
  • 2005-02-03 51st National Film Awards (India): "Shwaas" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 2005-07-26 Mumbai, India receives 99.5cm of rain (39.17 inches) within 24 hours, bringing the city to a halt for over 2 days.
  • 2005-10-21 52nd National Film Awards (India): "Page 3" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 2006-07-06 The Nathula Pass between India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opens for trade after 44 years.
  • 2006-07-11 209 people are killed in a series of bomb attacks in Mumbai, India.
  • 2007-07-25 Pratibha Patil is sworn in as India's first woman president
  • 2007-09-14 53rd National Film Awards (India): "Kaalpurush" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 2008-09-02 54th National Film Awards (India): "Pulijanmam" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 2008-10-22 India launches its first unmanned lunar mission Chandrayaan-1.
  • 2008-11-26 Terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India: Ten coordinated attacks by Pakistan-based terrorists kill 164 and injure more than 250 people in Mumbai, India.
  • 2009-10-21 55th National Film Awards (India): "Kanchivaram" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 2010-02-13 A bombing at the German Bakery in Pune, India, kills 10 and injures 60 more.
  • 2010-03-20 56th National Film Awards (India): "Antaheen" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 2010-10-03 19th Commonwealth Games open in Delhi, India
  • 2010-10-14 19th Commonwealth Games close in Delhi, India
  • 2010-10-22 57th National Film Awards (India): "Kutty Srank" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 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

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