Tuesday, September 29, 2015

30 September - Day in History of India and Importance

Remember your past achievements and plan for future successes - Narayana Rao

1687 - Aurangzeb acquired the famous Golconda fort near Hyderabad from the Qutub Shahi Sultan Tana Shah due to the treachery of his General Panni.

1972 - Pakistani troops shell into the Indian zone of Kashmir

1989 - INS Shalki, India's first indigenously built submarine, launched in Bombay.

1992 - Laurie Baker wins Rs. 25 lakh UN World Habitat award.

1997 - At least 20 civilians were killed and over 30 injured in unprovoked firing by Pakistani troops on Kargil town in Jammu&Kashmir.
     - Gen. V. P. Malik takes over from Gen. Shankar Roychowdhury as Chief of Army Staff.
     India successfully test-fired its multi-target surface-to-air missile 'Akash'.
2000- India's Priyanka Chopra (18) wins the Miss World beauty pageant.

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Mahindra launches XUV 500 at Rs. 10.8 Lakh
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Lalu Prasad Yadav was found guilty in fodder scam case.


Hrishikesh Mukherjee (Film Director)
Venugopal Dhoot (Videocon industries)

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Monday, September 28, 2015

29 September - Day in History of India and Importance

Remember your past achievements and plan for future successes - Narayana Rao

Indian History Events - 29 September

2010 - Aadhaar card scheme was launched by Prime Minster Dr. Manmohan Singh and Smt. Sonia Gandhi at "Tambahli" Village in Nandurbar District, Maharashtra.

1959 - Arati Saha swam the English Channel successfully. First Asian woman to do so.

1708- British East India Company and New East India Company merged


1725 - Robert Clive
1932 - Mehmood (Cine actor, comedian)
1963 - D. Napoleon - 2009 Lok Sabha Member

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Sunday, September 27, 2015

3 May - Day in History of India and Importance

2015 Prof. Uday Amonkar Memorial Lecture - Goa Engineering College - Make in India: Role of Industrial Engineering

Lecture by Professor  K.V.S.S. Narayana Rao, NITIE


Lecture Video - Part 1


Lecture Video - Part 2



International Day of Press Freedom

1764 - Mir Kasim with backing of Emperor of Delhi attacked British at Patna. (Date to be confirmed from other sources. Battle of Buxar is a different battle that took place on 23 October 1764.)

1913 - Raja Harischandra, the first Indian film shown at Coronation Cinematograph in Bombay.

1930 - JRD Tata flight to England

1947 - INTUC was established

1998 - Kushabhau Thakre became BJP President.


1896 - V.K. Krishna Menon

Uma Bharti (1959),

Tukojirao Holkar (1835),

Aruna Irani,

Ashok Gehlot,


1969 - Dr. Zakir Hussain
2006 - Pramod Mahajan


14 November - Day in History of India and Importance

India Children's Day
World Diabetes Day

1889 Birthday of Jawaharlal Nehru

                            Jawaharlal Nehru - First Prime Minister of India - Birthday 14 November
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1955 ESIC was inaugurated

1969 JNU, Delhi inaugurated

2000 Jharkhand, 28 State of Indian Union comes into being.

27 September - Day in History of India and Importance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's departure to USA. First US trip after becoming Prime Minister in 2014.

1947 - Church of South India was inaugurated (Unification of churches)

1925 - Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh was established (Vijaya Dashami Day)

1760 - Mir Jafar was deposed and his son-in-law Mir Kasim became Nawab of Bengal.


1873 - Vithalbai Patel
1907 - Shaheed Bhagat Singh
1959 - Mukul Wasnik 2009 Lok Sabha Member

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Saturday, September 26, 2015

27 April - Day in History of India and Importance

1526 - Babur was declared emperor of Delhi.
1606 - Jehangir arrested Khusro
1705 - Auranzeb captured Fort of Vagingera.
1719 - Mughal Emperor Farukh Siyar was put to death.
1748 - Muhammed Shah, Mughal emperor passed away.
1854 - First telegram between Bombay and Pune

1960 - President orders active implementation of Hindi
1986 - Pranab Mukherjee expelled from Congress for 6 years.
1993 - Rashtriya Mahila Kosh was set up.
1996 - 11 General Election begins
1997 - CBI decides to prosecute Laloo Yadav in Rs. 950 crore fodder scam case.

1857 - J.F. Madan

J.V. Somayajulu (Sankarabharanam, Telugu Movie Actor)






26 September - Day in History of India and Importance

1767 - Battle between Haidar Ali and British troops at Trinomali

1919 - Rotary Club's first Indian meeting was held.

1932 : Mahatma Gandhi broke his death fast after 6 days and 5 hrs after the British Government had approved most of the compromise plan on the privileges of Indian Untouchables in legislative elections.

1975 - Constitution 39 amendment bill was approved by Parliament.

1979 - Charan Singh launched a new party Lok Dal.

1991 - Ordinance to amend MRTP Act and Companies Act.

1996 - CBI chargesheeted former PM P V Narasimha Rao in St. Kitts case.

1820 - Ishwar Chandra Vidya Sagar
1923 - Dev Anand
1931 - Vijay Manjrekar (Cricketer)
1932 - Man Mohan Singh (Former Prime Minister)

Friday, September 25, 2015

7 August - Day in History of India and Importance

National Handloom Day

Congress gave a call for boycott of foreign goods and for using swadeshi goods

The Government announced bank finance and foreign exchange package for IT and Software industry.

National Handloom Celebrated. The day was selected to commemorate the start of Swadeshi Movement in 1905.


Vijay Rupani took oath as CM of Gujarat



1925 M.S. Swaminathan,


Indian History - Google Books

The Puffin History of India, Volume 2
Roshen Dalal
Penguin UK, 15-Feb-2014 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 456 pages

This book begins at the turning point at which India attains independence from the British. Following the trauma of the Partition, the focus shifts to the making of the Constitution, the integration of the 565 princely states, and the setting up of the administrative, legislative and judiciary systems. This is the story of India’s people and the making of our nation. Well researched and engaging, it is a contemporary history of India. It speaks of our art, culture, events and personalities that have shaped the country in recent times. Nuggets of fascinating information, attractive illustrations and detailed maps make the book a fantastic read. Ideal for students and young readers, this amazing reference guide helps to bring the past to life like never before. This is the companion volume to the bestselling The Puffin History of India: Volume1.

Essays in Indian History: Towards a Marxist Perception ; With, The Economic History of Medieval India: a Survey

Irfan Habib
Anthem Press, 2002 - History - 426 pages

This volume brings together, for the first time, several of Professor Habib's essays, representing three decades of scholarship and providing an insightful interpretation of the main currents in Indian history from the standpoint of Marxist historiography. The collection examines the role played by the peasantry and caste in Indian history; explores the forms of class struggle and the stage of Indian economic development in Mughal India; analyses the impact of colonialism on the Indian economy; and chronicles the changes in Marx's perception of India. These painstakingly researched and erudite essays form a volume that is indispensable for scholars and students of Indian history.

A Comprehensive History of Medieval India: Twelfth to the Mid-Eighteenth Century
Farooqui Salma Ahmed
Pearson Education India, 2011

An Advanced History of Modern India
Sailendra Nath Sen
Macmillan, 2010 - India - 420 pages
Historical events list - page 1941

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8 October - Day in History of India and Importance

Airforce Day

1855 - First successful spinning mill started operating in India. It was set up by James Landon and Ranchodlal Chotalal at Umjad Bagh, Broach.
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1932 - The Indian Air Force was established in British India as an auxiliary air force of the Royal Air Force with the enactment of the Indian Air Force Act 1932 on 8 October 1932.


20 October - Day in History of India and Importance

In a bid to gain control of the erstwhile princely state of Jammu and Kashmir, Pathan tribesmen poured into Kashmir on 20 October 1947, aided by the Pakistani Army. Incapable of withstanding the armed assault in his province, the Maharaja of Kashmir, Hari Singh, asked India for help.

Chinese attack on India

Lest we forget


1939 - Sudarshan Bhagat  - 2009 Lok Sabha Member
V.S. Achyutanandan, Navjot Sidhu, Virender Sehwag

Narendra Modi's Role in Indian History

December 2, 2012,
Why is Syed Shahabuddin writing to Modi?
Article by M.J. Akbar

20 December 2012
Counting for Gujarat Assembly Elections.
BJP under Narendra Modi won the majority.

19 Jan 2014
Narendra Modi's Address to BJP National Council Meeting 19 Jan 2014 - YouTube Video

16 May 2014
The counting of votes on 16 May made it clear that BJP has the simple majority in the Lok Sabha.The person responsible for this BJP win is Narendra Modi, who was initially given the responsibility of Chairman, Campaign Committee and then was declared as the PM candidate of the party. Narendra Modi got accolades from media and commentators sitting on the various panels of the TV channels. His time has started in the Nation Building Competition Exercise of the country where in periodically the principal actor or the managers is changed by people through the democratic poll process.

20 May 2014
Narendra Modi was elected as the leader of the BJP parliamentary party. He was elected the leader of NDA. Narendra Modi met President of India and staked his claim. President invited Modi to the post of Prime Minister. Modi will take oath on 26 May 2014 at 6.00 pm.

26 May 2014
Council of Ministers

Narendra Modi - Hindi and English Interviews - 2014

25 September 2015

PM Narendra Modi is in USA campaigning for Make in India.

26 October - Day in History of India and Importance

The Instrument of accession was signed on 26 October 1947 by Maharaja Harisingh of J & K

1952 - Ashwini Kumar - 2012 Rajya Sabha Member