The two main cities of this place were Harappa and Mojeno-daro. Destroyed by climate and non-Indu peoples.
Brahmanism is an early type of the Hindu faith. It includes the beliefs in reincarnation, the dharma, karma, and the caste system.
Major texts of Hindu tradition take shape: Mahabharata, Ramayana, codification of laws, grammar, science, arts; Gods Shiva, Vishnu major figures; Spread of Sanskritic culture to South India. (History of South Asia 9)
Invasions by Central Asian tribes: Bactrian Greeks; Sakas; Kushans. (History of South Asia 10)
The Kushans invaded North India and established a dynasty.
Let's get down to buisness... to defeat... The Huns! -Mulan
Warlike clans appear in Rajasthan.
Turko-Afghan chieftains establish sultanate at Delhi; dominate North India.
Rise of Hindu kingdom in South India; Independent of Muslim rulers until destruction of capital city in 1565.
Mughal empire unifies North and parts of South India under its rule; Amalgam of Persian and Indian culture created in its courts and territories.
Establishment of trading outposts in India: Dutch (1609); English (1612); French (1674)
Victory over Nawab of Bengal gives East India company control of Bengal and begins expansion of British power in India.
Political dominance of British introduces Western culture, language, methods of government, technology into urban administrative centers.
Independence from British rule and Partition of British India into modern countries of India and Pakistan (East and West).
War between East and West Pakistan results in separation of Pakistan into two states: Pakistan and Bangladesh.