Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Time-lines are a great way to understand the chronology of events. Listed below are some of the time-lines from Kamat's Potpourri. Do not forget the master time-line, that captures all of India's history into one concise page - from pre-historic cave paintings to nuclear testing.

Various Timelines of India

The Early Europeans
The East India Company
1498Vasco-da-gama arrives in India1799British defeat  Tippu Sultan
1600East India Company is formed1805Anglo-Maratha War
1748Anglo-French War in India1846Anglo-Sikh War- Sikhs Defeated
1757Battle of Plassey1857First Indian War of Independence

Indian National Congress
1885Indian National Congress is formed by Allen Octavian Hume1930The Dandi Salt March, The Simon Commission, First Round Table Conference
1915Home Rule League is founded by Annie Besant1931Second Round Table Conference, Gandhi-Irvin Pact
1919Khilafat Movement, Jalianwala Bagh Massacre, The Rowlat Act1937Provincial Autonomy Begins with Congress winning power in many states. WWII breaks out and  political deadlock in India
1921Rise of Gandhi and his Civil Disobedience Movement1942The Quit India Movement, Rise of Subhas Chandra Bose
1922Gandhi Suspends movement after the Chauri-Chura violence1946INA men tried. Muslim League Adamant about Pakistan
1928Murder of Lala Lajpat Rai and subsequentrevolutionary activities1947India is Partitioned. British Leave India - Freedom at Midnight.