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Indian History in Chronology

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List of Peshwas: Loyal Minister of Marathas

Jun 14, 2016

Peshwas were the loyal ministers of Marathas state who were appointed to assist the king in different administrative as well as political affairs.

Historical Events in Indian History

Feb 26, 2014

History was not meant to be an exhaustive compendium of the names of the kings and dynasties and their achievements etc. It is treated as a powerful vehicle of awakening of cultural and social consciousness.

Sindhu Valley Civilisation To Battle Of Panipat

Dec 11, 2010

3000 BC-1500 BC: Indus Valley Civilization began in Harappa, and was one of the world’s three earliest urban civilizations, contemporary to Sumer (in Mesopotamia/Iraq) and ancient Egypt. The cities of Harappa and Mohenjodaro become large metropolises. It had superior urban planning and sewage systems.

Modern India

Dec 11, 2010

1765 AD: Grant of Diwani of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa to the British.

1770 AD: Famine in Bengal.

Contemporary India

Dec 11, 2010

1991 AD: Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated in a bomb blast in Sriperumbudur, near Madras (May 21); P.V. Narasimha Rao is sworn-in as the ninth Prime Minister of India(June 21); At least 1500 people are feared dead as a devastating earthquake rocks Uttarkashi district of Uttar Pradesh(Oct20); Pondicherry becomes the first Union Territory of India to be declared fully literate.

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