Development of urban grain-growing civilization on the Indus River; destroyed by climate and invasion.
Domination of North India by Chandragupta, extended further south by Ashoka, his grandson.
Gupta dominates North India. http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/socst/ghgonline/turnpoint/images/content/tp18/p4.gif
Guptas dominate North India.
War clans start appearing in Rajasthan.
Rise of Hindu kingdom in South India
Mughal empire unifies North and parts of South India under its rule.
Political dominance of British introduces Western culture, language, methods of government, technology into urban administrative centers.
Turko-Afghan chieftains establish sultanate at Delhi; dominate North India.
Establishment of trading outposts in India:
Dutch (1609); English (1612); French (1674)
Early Hinduism - belief in reincarnation, dharma, karma, and division of society into four classes (varnas). http://ambedkarcaravan.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/7-1024x576.jpg
Major Hindu traditional texts take shape, gods Shiva and Vishnu are major figures, and Sanskritic culture spreads to South India. https://encrypted-tbn2.google.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcR4CuFuvztg8kiyV3HrevN5LHPEWMItogr-CndbB_kwAUg5K4uj
Founded to protect Muslim rights in political situations.
Migration of nomadic herding tribes into northwest India from Iranian plateau.
Invasions by Central Asian tribes.
Huns and other central asian tribes destroyed the Gupta Empire.
Pallava dynasty dominates south.
British forces invade and install King Shah Shujah.
Victory over Nawab of Bengal gives East India company control of Bengal. http://www.britishbattles.com/war-in-india/plassey/the-battle-plassey-l.jpg
In 1975, South Vietnam relinquished control to communist North Vietnam.
Although the last Soviet troops leave, civil war follows as mujahideen fighters try to overthrow ruler.
British and Indian troops retreat from Afghanistan after Shah Shujah's assassination.
Caused the death of over 3 million people. Modern South Asia Timeline