Subhash Ghising, the person who gave birth to Gorkhaland movement and raised voice for creation of a separate Gorkhaland state for ethnic Gorkha (Nepali) living in Darjeeling District of West Bengal died.
Mala Aravindan died on 28 January 2015 following cardiac arrest in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. He was 76.
Kelvin David George Nagle, winner of British Open in 1960 died on 29 January 2015 in Sydney at the age of 94. He held a record of winning 61 tournaments on the Australasian PGA tour.
Hockey Olympian Jaswant Singh Rajput who was part of Indian hockey team that won gold medal in 1948 London and 1952 Helsinki Olympics died on 28 January 2015. He was 88.
Famous Greek singer Demis Roussos died on 25 January 2015 in Athens, Greek following a brief illness.
Legendary cartoonist and creator of the Common Man in cartoons, R K Laxman died on 26 January 2015 at the age of 93. He was one of the India’s greatest caricaturists.
Tollywood Actor and comedian Mailavarapu Surya Narayana passed away on 23 January 2015 following multi-organ failure.
Saudi Arabia King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz passed away on 23 January 2015 following a brief illness.
Legendary social activist and freedom fighter Ghelubhai Naik passed away on 16 January 2015 following a brief illness in Dang District, Gujarat.
Veteran Odia actor and director Hara Patnaik passed away on 13 January 2015 following a brief illness in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
Actor and comedian Taylor Negron died on 10 January 2015 after battling with the cancer for long time.
Swedish-born actress Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg died on 11 January 2015 following a brief illness in Italy.
Veteran gospel performer and songwriter Andrae Crouch died on 8 January 2015 following a heart attack in the Los Angeles.
Australian actor Rodney Sturt Taylor died on 7 January 2015 following a brief illness in Los Angeles.
Freedom fighter Perin Romesh Chandra died on 8 January 2015 following a prolonged illness.
Retired Gauhati High Court Chief justice Rajkumar Manisana passed away on 8 January 2015 following a brief illness.
Former Minister of State for Public Works Department (PWD) Ram Prasad Kamal passed away on 4 January 2015 after a brief illness in Allahabad.
Ramesh Kosambia died at his residence in Borivli at the age of 87. He was the former office-bearer of the Mumbai Cricket Association's (MCA) and is now survived by three sons and a daughter.
Mumbai Tiffin Box Suppliers Association General Secretary (GS) Gangaram Laxman Talekar passed away on 31 December 2014 following a heart attack.
The former International Olympic Committee (IOC) member and Vice President He Zhenliang died on 4 January 2015 in Beijing following a brief illness.
Veteran Gujarati actor Upendra Jethalal Trivedi passed away on 4 January 2015 in Mumbai following respiratory arrest.
Mario Matthew Cuomo was an American politician and member of the Democratic Party. He served as the 52nd Governor of New York for three terms, from 1983 to 1994, Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1979 to 1982, and Secretary of State of New York from 1975 to 1978.
V R Gowarikar, the scientist who gave India its first own weather forecasting model died in Pune. He was 81.
American country music singer Little Jimmy Dickens died on 2 January 2015 at Nashville. He was famous for his humorous novelty songs.
Eminent Malayalam film director Madhu Kaithapram died in Kozhikode on 29 December 2014 following a brief illness.
Eminent journalist Boobli George Verghese died on 30 December 2014 following a brief illness.
Hollywood actress, Luise Rainer died on 30 December 2014 at her home at London. She was 104.
Noted educationist and former Vice Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University Saiyid Hamid died on 29 December 2014 following a prolonged illness.
Former England batsman Geoff Pullar died at the age of 79.
One of the most admired Indian-American photojournalists, Rajan Devadas died due to cardiac arrest at the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington.