History of the Republic of India
The history of the Republic of India began on 26 January 1950. The country became an independent nation within the British Commonwealth on 15 August 1947. Concurrently the Muslim-majority northwest an...
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Caste Protests Outside Delhi Leave Millions Of People Without Water
The Indian army wrestled control Monday of a canal outside India’s capital from protesters whose blockades and rioting have cut off water in millions of homes for the third straight day. The unrest wa...
Republic Day 2015 — Continuous coverage-
India celebrates its 66th Republic Day, showcasing before chief guest US President Barack Obama and the world a splendid display of its military might and cultural diversity. Follow TOI's live coverag...
India Republic Day 2015: Photos And Facts About The National Holiday As Obama Attends Delhi Parade
This year, U.S. President Barack Obama was invited to be Republic Day's chief guest. He is the first sitting U.S. president to attend India's Republic Day.
Partition of India
The Partition of India was the partition of the British Indian Empire that led to the creation of the sovereign states of the Dominion of Pakistan (it later split into the Islamic Republic of Pakista...
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Political integration of India
At the time of Indian independence in 1947, India was divided into two sets of territories, the first being the territories under the control of the British Empire, and the second being the territorie...
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Constitution of India
The Constitution of India is the supreme law of India. It is a living document, an instrument which makes the government system work. It lays down the framework defining fundamental political principl...
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States Reorganization Act
The States Reorganisation Act, 1956 was a major reform of the boundaries of India's states and territories, organising them along linguistic lines.Although additional changes to India's state boundari...
Role of India in Non-Aligned Movement
India played an important role in the multilateral movements of colonies and newly independent countries that developed into the Non-Aligned Movement.
Nonalignment had its origins in India's colon...
List of conflicts in Asia
This is a list of wars and conflicts in Asia, particularly East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Russia. For a list of conflicts in Southwest Asia, see List of conflicts in the Middle East.
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Green Revolution in India
Green Revolution in India began in the 1960s, through the introduction of high-yield crop varieties and application of modern agricultural techniques, and led to an increase in food production in Indi...
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Operation Flood
Operation Flood, launched in 1970 is a project of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), which was the world's biggest dairy development program, that made India, a milk-sufficient nation, the ...
Indo-Pakistan War of 1971
The Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 was the direct military confrontation between India and Pakistan during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. Indian, Bangladeshi and international sources consider the...
Indo-Pakistan War of 1971 - Wikipedia
Janata Party
The Janata Party (JP) (translation: People's Party) was an amalgam of Indian political parties opposed to the State of Emergency that was imposed between 1975 and 1977 by the government of India under...
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Operation Blue Star
Operation Blue Star was an Indian military operation which occurred between 3–8 June 1984, ordered by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in order to establish control over the Harmandir Sahib Complex in Amr...
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Indira Gandhi assassination
Indira Gandhi, the 4th Prime Minister of India, was assassinated at 09:20 on 31 October 1984, at her Safdarjung Road, New Delhi residence. She was killed by two of her bodyguards, Satwant Singh and Be...
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1984 anti-Sikh riots
The 1984 anti-Sikh riots or the 1984 Sikh Massacre were a series of pogroms directed against Sikhs in India, by anti-Sikh mobs, most notably by members of the Congress party, in response to the assass...
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Bhopal disaster
The Bhopal disaster, also referred to as the Bhopal gas tragedy, was a gas leak incident in India, considered the world's worst industrial disaster.It occurred on the night of 2–3 December 1984 at the...
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Indian intervention in the Sri Lankan Civil War
The Indian intervention in the Sri Lankan Civil War was the deployment of the Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka intended to perform a peacekeeping role. The deployment followed the Indo-Sri Lank...
1990s in India
The 1990s was a historic decade in India. Economic growth rates increased as policies were liberalised though not as quickly as in China. Urbanization was also very slow compared to that in China. Rat...
Rajiv Gandhi assassination
The assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, the ex-Prime Minister of India, occurred as a result of a suicide bombing in Sriperumbudur, near Chennai, in Tamil Nadu, India on 21 May 1991. At least 14 others wer...
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Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir
The insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir or the Kashmiri Insurgency is an internal conflict between Kashmiri insurgents, sometimes known as "ultras" (extremists), and the Government of India. Some of the u...
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Bombay Riots
The Bombay Riots usually refers to the riots in Mumbai, in December 1992 and January 1993, in which around 900 people died (275 Hindus and 575 Muslims). The riots were mainly due to escalations of hos...
Economic liberalization in India
The economic liberalisation in India refers to the ongoing economic liberalization, initiated in 1991, of the country's economic policies, with the goal of making the economy more market-oriented and...
Indian Century
The Indian Century(or India's Century) is a term referring to the possibility that the 21st century will be dominated by India, similarly to how the 20th century is often called the American Century, ...
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Constituent Assembly of India
An idea for a Constituent Assembly of India was proposed in 1934 by M. N. Roy, a pioneer of the Communist movement in India and an advocate of radical democracy. It became an official demand of the In...
Constituent Assembly of India - Wikipedia