2013 in India

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Flag of India.svg
2013
in
India
Millennia:
Centuries:
Decades:
See also: List of years in India
Timeline of Indian history

Events in the year 2013 in the Republic of India.

Incumbents[edit]

Photo Post Name
Pranab Mukherjee-World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos 2009 crop(2).jpg India President Pranab Mukherjee
Hamid ansari.jpg India Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari
IBSA-leaders Manmohan Singh.jpg India Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

Events[edit]

January[edit]

100th Indian Science Congress

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

  • 2 April: President President Pranab Mukherjee signed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013.[22]
  • 15 April: Daulat Beg Oldi conflict between Indian and Chinese army patrols began.[23]

May[edit]

  • 10 May: Two Cabinet ministers, Ashwani Kumar and Pawan Bansal, resign after bribery allegations.[24]

June[edit]

July[edit]

  • 14 July: India shuts down its public telegram service.[26]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Others[edit]

  • Summer: Droughts in Maharashtra suprasses the previous worst famine record of 1972. The droughts were caused by low rainfall in June to October 2012.[43]
  • January–March: The Indian economy grew at a rate of 4.8% in the January–March quarter of the 2012–13 fiscal year.[44]
  • April–June: The GDP showed a 4.4% growth in the first quarter of the 2013–2014 fiscal year.[45]
  • July–September: The GDP grew at 4.8% in the second quarter of the 2013–2014 fiscal year.[46]

Transport and infrastructure[edit]

January[edit]

July[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Cinema[edit]

  • 3 May: Indian cinema completes 100 years. The first Indian silent film Raja Harishchandra was released in 1913.[51]

Bollywood[edit]

Sandalwood[edit]

Main article: Kannada films of 2013

Malayalam[edit]

Marathi[edit]

Main article: Marathi films of 2013

Tamil cinema[edit]

Main article: Tamil films of 2013

Tollywood[edit]

Sports[edit]

Main article: 2013 in Indian sports

January[edit]

February[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

  • 26 May: 2013 Indian Premier League finals
  • 26 May: Mumbai Indians won the Series in 6th season of IPL by defeating Chennai SuperKings

July[edit]

  • 3–7 July: 2013 Asian Athletics Championship continental tournament, winner China with 15 gold medals

September[edit]

  • 29 September: India beat Malaysia 3-0 to win Sultan of Johor Cup (Under 21)[55]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Unknown[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

  • 11 March – Teja Narla, Indian child actor (born 1996)
  • 11 March – Sripada Pinakapani, Carnatic Vocalist (born 3 August 1913) .[62]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

  • 12 July – Pran, Actor (born 1920)
  • 28 July- Jagdeesh Raj, actor

October[edit]

  • 9 October – Srihari, Actor (Born on 15 August 1964)
  • 24 October – Manna Dey,Legendary Singer(b.1919)
  • 28 October – Rajendra Yadav, Writer (Born on 28 August 1929)[64]

November[edit]

December[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pranab to inaugurate Indian Science Congress tomorrow". Business Standard. 2 January 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "India army chief threatens Pakistan over Kashmir killings". Reuters. 14 January 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "India celebrates 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda". The Indian Express. 12 January 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "India's Hindu Kumbh Mela festival begins in Allahabad". BBC News. 14 January 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Military prowess on display heightens nationalistic fervour at the 64th Republic Day parade". India Today. 26 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "Seventh edition of stone mart kicks off in Jaipur". The Times of India. 1 February 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "Finmeccanica head arrested over India bribe allegations". Reuters. 12 February 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "Asteroid 2012 DA14 in record-breaking Earth pass". BBC News. 15 February 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  9. ^ "Nano India Meet from today". The New Indian Express. 19 February 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  10. ^ "14 dead, over 100 injured in blasts in Hyderabad". DNA India. 21 February 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  11. ^ "India's Hyderabad hit by two explosions". BBC News. 21 February 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  12. ^ "India Hyderabad blasts toll rises to 17". BBC News. 6 March 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  13. ^ "Highlights of Rail Budget 2013–14". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 26 February 2013. Retrieved 26 February 2013. 
  14. ^ "Highlights of Union Budget 2013–14". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 28 February 2013. Retrieved 28 February 2013. 
  15. ^ "Protests intensify in Tamil Nadu ahead of UN vote on Sri Lanka war crimes". The Times of India. 8 March 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  16. ^ "Maha Kumbh Mela concludes today in Allahabad". The Economic Times. 10 March 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  17. ^ "Five CRPF jawans killed in Kashmir militant attack, Hizbul Mujahideen claims responsibility". The Times of India. 13 March 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  18. ^ "Lok Sabha passes anti-rape bill, age of consent stays at 18". Zee News. 19 March 2013. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  19. ^ "BrahMos missile successfully test-fired from ship". Times of India. 22 May 2013. Retrieved 22 May 2013. 
  20. ^ "Rajya Sabha passes anti-rape bill". NDTV. 21 March 2013. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  21. ^ "Tamil Nadu assembly adopts resolution: Centre must stop treating Sri Lanka as a friendly country". NDTV. 27 March 2013. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  22. ^ "New anti-rape law comes into force". The Times of India. 3 April 2013. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  23. ^ "Chinese incursion: India likely to send Army contingent to Daulat Beg Oldi sector". The Times of India. 23 April 2013. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  24. ^ "Finally, Prime Minister sacks Ashwani Kumar, Pawan Bansal". Hindustan Times. 10 May 2013. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  25. ^ "Uttarakhand: Rescue efforts in full swing; 102 dead, 72000 stranded". IBNLive. 18 June 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  26. ^ "Last telegram sent to Rahul Gandhi". The Times of India. 15 July 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  27. ^ "India celebrates 67th Independence Day". The Economic Times. 15 August 2013. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  28. ^ Kumar, Vinay; Dhar, Aarti (27 August 2013). "Lok Sabha passes Food Security Bill". The Hindu (Chennai, India). Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  29. ^ "India's Rupee Plunges Most in 20 Years to Record; Bonds Decline". Bloomberg News. 28 August 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  30. ^ Parsai, Gargi (3 September 2013). "Rajya Sabha passes Food Bill by voice vote". The Hindu (Chennai, India). Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  31. ^ "Raghuram Rajan takes over as RBI Governor". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 4 September 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  32. ^ "Narendra Modi anointed BJP PM candidate, Advani disappointed". The Times of India. 13 September 2013. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  33. ^ "Delhi gang-rape case: Death sentence for all four convicts". The Times of India. 13 September 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  34. ^ Yadav, Anumeha (30 September 2013). "Lalu Prasad, Mishra among 45 convicted in fodder scam case". The Hindu (Chennai, India). Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  35. ^ "Cyclone Phailin makes landfall in India". BBC News. 12 October 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  36. ^ "Holiday Calendar (2013)". Government of India. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  37. ^ "India launches spacecraft to Mars". BBC News. 5 November 2013. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  38. ^ "Bharatiya Mahila Bank starts with 7 branches". 20 November 2013. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  39. ^ "Law against sexual harassment at workplace comes into effect". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  40. ^ "India top court reinstates gay sex ban". BBC News. 11 December 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  41. ^ "Arrest, strip-search of Indian diplomat in New York triggers uproar". CNN. 19 December 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  42. ^ Dhar, Aarti (19 December 2013). "Historic Lokpal Bill passed". The Hindu (Chennai, India). Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  43. ^ Menon, Meena (3 April 2013). "Maharashtra drought man-made: analysis". The Hindu (Chennai, India). Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  44. ^ "Indian economy logs decade's low growth of 5 per cent in 2012–13". The Indian Express. 31 March 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  45. ^ "GDP growth at 4.4% in Q1, slowest in four years". Live Mint. 30 August 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  46. ^ "India GDP expands 4.8% in second quarter". Live Mint. 29 November 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  47. ^ "Kolkata airport's new terminal inaugurated". Business Standard. 21 January 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  48. ^ "India's first monorail makes maiden journey with passengers in Mumbai". DNA India. 21 July 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  49. ^ "L&T Hyderabad Metro begins laying of rails". Business Line. 20 November 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  50. ^ "Land acquisition for Hyderabad metro rail complete". Deccan Chronicle. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  51. ^ "Bollywood's Jackie Shroff to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema in Bradford". The Guardian. 3 May 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  52. ^ "IPL 2013 Opening Ceremony: Shahrukh, Katrina, Deepika to Share Stage for First Time!". International Business Times. 2 April 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  53. ^ Asiaede, Bernard (2 April 2013). "IPL 2013 opening ceremony to signal the beginning of sixth edition". Sports Bulletin. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  54. ^ "IPL opening ceremony: Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina, take Kolkata by storm". The Indian Express. 2 April 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  55. ^ "India beat Malaysia 3-0 to win Sultan of Johor Cup". The Times Of India. 
  56. ^ "Violin maestro M.S. Gopalakrishnan dies at 82". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 3 January 2013. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 
  57. ^ "Renowned archaeologist SR Rao passes away". 3 January 2013. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 
  58. ^ "Former East Zone Speedster Sekhar Sinha Dies of Cancer". Business Standard. 4 January 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  59. ^ Chakrabarty, Rakhi (5 January 2013). "Urdu poet Salik Lakhnawi dies at 100". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  60. ^ "Bengali actor Haradhan Bandopadhyay no more – Yahoo! News Maktoob". En-maktoob.news.yahoo.com. 20 April 2011. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  61. ^ "fullstory". Ptinews.com. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  62. ^ "The Legendary Carnatic Vocalist". Chennai, India: thehindu.com. 12 March 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 
  63. ^ "Shamshad Begum: A song in her heart | NDTV Movies.com". Movies.ndtv.com. 24 April 2013. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  64. ^ "Eminent Hindi writer Rajendra Yadav passes away". timesofindia. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  65. ^ "Rajasthani litterateur Vijay Dan Detha passes away". Chennai, India: thehindu.com. 11 November 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2013. 
  66. ^ "Dalit writer Omprakash Valmiki no more". The Times Of India. 
  67. ^ "Veteran actor Farooq Sheikh dies in Dubai". ABP News. 28 December 2013.