2016 in India

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2016
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India

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The following lists events that happened during 2016 in India.

Incumbents[edit]

Photo Post Name
President Ram Nath Kovind
Hamid ansari.jpg Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari
PM Modi 2015.jpg Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Justice T. S. Thakur.jpg Chief Justice T. S. Thakur

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1 January 2016. "India, Pakistan exchange list of nuke installations, prisoners". Times of India. 
  2. ^ "LIVE: Pathankot terror attack: Terrorists killed, 2 jawans dead at IAF base". DNA. 1 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "M6.7 – 29km W of Imphal, India". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved January 3, 2015. 
  4. ^ "8 dead, 100 injured as 6.8 earthquake hits Northeast India". India Today. January 4, 2016. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 
  5. ^ "7 dead, 50 injured as 6.7 magnitude quake hits northeast India". Hindustan Times. January 4, 2016. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Ujjain: As Kumbh draws to a close, devotees throng Kshipra for 'shahi snan'". Indian Express. 21 May 2016. 
  7. ^ Pereira, Ignatius (2016-04-10). "Fireworks show in Kerala goes awry, kills 107". The Hindu. Retrieved 2016-12-25. 
  8. ^ Bagla, Pallava (2 May 2016). "Swadeshi Space Shuttle Tests, ISRO's 'Mission Accomplished': 10 Facts". DDTV. India. Retrieved 2016-05-25. 
  9. ^ "Fire in Pulgaon army depot, which killed 16, completely doused, says military official". The Indian Express. 31 May 2016. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  10. ^ Choudhury, Santanu (22 June 2016). "India's Space Agency Sends 20 Satellites Into Orbit". WSJ. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  11. ^ Shaikh, Zeeshan (17 December 2016). "7th Pay Commission: Central Govt employee union calls nationwide strike on February 15, demand settlement of 21-points-charter demand". India.com. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  12. ^ "Uttarakhand cloudburst: At least 30 killed as heavy rains lash Pithoragarh, Chamoli districts". Firstpost. 2016-07-02. Retrieved 2016-12-25. 
  13. ^ Tiwari, Santosh (2016-07-29). "GST success a big boost for PM Modi and pending reforms". The Financial Express. Retrieved 2016-12-25. 
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  15. ^ Singh, Shiv Sahay (2016-08-09). "Irom Sharmila ends 16-year fast". The Hindu. Retrieved 2016-12-25. 
  16. ^ "India's surgical strikes across LoC: Full statement by DGMO Lt Gen Ranbir Singh". Hindustan Times. 29 September 2016. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  17. ^ "Cauvery Water Management Board: Only Parliament Can Form it, Govt tells SC". News18. 2016-10-03. Retrieved 2016-12-25. 
  18. ^ "BJP To Join Government In Arunachal Pradesh, Month After Congress Exit". NDTV.com. 14 October 2016. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  19. ^ a b "Liquor ban: 8 months on, state still struggles to plug holes". The Times of India. 2016-12-19. Retrieved 2016-12-25. 
  20. ^ "After Jayalalithaa's Death, BJP May Do an Arunachal in Tamil Nadu". The Quint. 6 December 2016. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  21. ^ "Varanasi stampede victims followers of affluent 'godman' Jai Gurudev". hindustantimes.com/. 2016-10-15. Retrieved 2016-12-25. 
  22. ^ "Bhubaneswar hospital fire: 22 dead, PM offers support to rescue ops". hindustantimes.com/. 2016-10-17. Retrieved 2016-12-25. 
  23. ^ PTI (2016-10-19). "Qnet scam: Padma Bhushan awardee and former World Billiards Champion Michael Ferreira arrested". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2016-12-25. 
  24. ^ "Cyrus Mistry-Tata Sons spat: Everything that has happened so far". The Indian Express. 29 October 2016. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  25. ^ "Bihar: 15 convicted, 23 acquitted in Senari massacre case". The Indian Express. 2016-10-28. Retrieved 2016-12-25. 
  26. ^ "SP feud, Kanpur train tragedy: Highlights of UP's political scene in 2016". Business Standard News. 18 December 2016. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  27. ^ "Punjab: Speaker to meet Cong MLAs to ascertain they didn't quit under duress". The Indian Express. 15 December 2016. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  28. ^ "Indore-Patna Express derailment: Toll touches 150; deadliest rail mishap since 1999 - Times of India ►". 
  29. ^ "Nabha Jailbreak: Harminder Singh Mintoo promised men money to target Punjab assembly polls, says police". The Indian Express. 1 December 2016. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  30. ^ Safi, Michael (30 November 2016). "Indian court orders cinemas to play national anthem before films". the Guardian. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  31. ^ "Industrialist Pawan Ruia Arrested In Delhi By Bengal CID". NDTV.com. 10 December 2016. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  32. ^ Gori, Chintan (13 December 2016). "Cyclone Vardah: 18 people killed in Tamil Nadu due to heavy rains, cyclonic winds". India.com. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  33. ^ "Green tribunal bans manja for kites across the country till February". hindustantimes.com/. 14 December 2016. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  34. ^ "Supreme Court bans sale of liquor on highways". Business Standard News. 15 December 2016. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  35. ^ Modi inaugurates Pune Metro
  36. ^ "AgustaWestland scam: Ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi, two others remanded to three days' CBI custody". Firstpost. 14 December 2016. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  37. ^ Veteran CPI leader A B Bardhan passes away, indianexpress.com
  38. ^ Pathankot attack: Commonwealth gold medalist Fateh Singh martyred, indiatimes.com
  39. ^ Ex-MP and BJP leader Shankar Prasad Jaiswal passes away, indiatimes.com
  40. ^ BJP MLA dies in Jharkhand, thehindu.com
  41. ^ Former chief justice of India SH Kapadia passes away, indiatimes.com
  42. ^ Noted Gujarati Litterateur Labshankar Thakar passes away, deshgujarat.com/
  43. ^ J&K Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed dies, thehindu.com
  44. ^ "Film producer Manjilas Joseph passes away". Mathrubhumi.com. Retrieved 20 October 2017. 
  45. ^ ‘Bheshaj Ratna’ Dr Gunaram Khanikar Passes Away, northeasttoday.in
  46. ^ 1971 War hero Lt Gen Jacob no more. thedailystar.net
  47. ^ Former JD(S) State president Vadivelu dead. thehindu.com
  48. ^ Rajesh Vivek Dead – Lagaan actor Dies Of Heart Attack At 66, ignarchives.com
  49. ^ Filmmaker Anil Ganguly no more, indianexpress.com
  50. ^ Demise of acclaimed botanist Ananda Chandra Dutta mourned, sentinelassam.com
  51. ^ Movie Director Geethapriya Dies, newindianexpress.com
  52. ^ Sikkim former Governor Rama Rao died, telangananewspaper.com
  53. ^ Sudhindra Thirtha Swamiji Attains Samadhi, newindianexpress.com
  54. ^ Actress Asha Patil passed away, maharashtratimes.indiatimes.com
  55. ^ Ex-Forward Bloc MP and nephew of Subhas Bose passes away, economictimes.indiatimes.com
  56. ^ Mrinalini Sarabhai passes away, thehindu.com
  57. ^ Tabla maestro Shankar Ghosh dies at 80, newsx.com
  58. ^ Senior Congress leader AC Jose dies, thestatesman.com
  59. ^ Malayalam actress Kalpana passes away at 51, indianexpress.com
  60. ^ Congress MLA Jashubhai Barad dies at 60 indianexpress.com
  61. ^ Veteran Gujarati actress Padmarani passes away, indiatimes.com
  62. ^ Former minister Maheswar Baug passes away, thestatesman.com
  63. ^ Noted Writer, Educationist Nayani Krishnakumari Dies At 86, ndtv.com
  64. ^ Senior journalist T.N. Gopakumar passes away, thehindu.com
  65. ^ Former Indian Army chief Gen KV Krishna Rao dies, bdnews24.com
  66. ^ Malayalam actor Kollam G K Pillai passes away, indianexpress.com
  67. ^ Prof Randhir Singh passes away, tribuneindia.com
  68. ^ Actor Kunigal Ramnath passes away, thehindu.com
  69. ^ Former Lok Sabha speaker Balram Jakhar passes away, intoday.in
  70. ^ Justice KS Paripoornan passes away, timesofindia.indiatimes.com
  71. ^ Veteran Gujarati theatre artist Markand Bhatt dies, indiatimes.com
  72. ^ Renowned cartoonist Sudhir Tailang dies of brain cancer in Gurgaon Archived 2016-03-06 at the Wayback Machine., india.com
  73. ^ Acclaimed Poet-Lyricist Nida Fazli Dies In Mumbai Archived 2016-02-15 at the Wayback Machine., ndtv.com
  74. ^ Jnanpith-winning poet O.N.V Kurup no more, thehindu.com
  75. ^ Malayalam writer Akbar Kakkattil dies at 62, ibtimes.co.in
  76. ^ Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan’s Tragic Demise, ibtn9.com
  77. ^ Cherussery Zainudheen Musliyar Passes Away, newindianexpress.com
  78. ^ Actor Pradeep Shakti passes away, telugucinema.com
  79. ^ Poet Akbar Ali, Known for Limericks, Dies at 91, newindianexpress.com
  80. ^ Bharatanatyam exponent Kalanidhi Narayanan dies aged 87, indiatimes.com
  81. ^ Jain Irrigation Founder Bhavarlal Jain Dies, outlookindia.com
  82. ^ Shia leader Athar passes away at 79, asianage.com
  83. ^ "India's oldest first-class cricketer BK Garudachar dies aged 99". OneIndia.com. 26 February 2016. Retrieved 20 October 2017. 
  84. ^ Comedian Banda Jyothi passes away in Hyderabad, dnaindia.com
  85. ^ Rajesh Pillai, Malayalam filmmaker passes away at 41 Archived 2016-03-05 at the Wayback Machine., indianexpress.com
  86. ^ Veteran Actor Honey Chhaya of 'OMG', 'Being Cyrus' Fame Passes Away, bhaskar.com
  87. ^ Tamil actor-comedian Kumarimuthu dies at 77, hindustantimes.com
  88. ^ Former Maharashtra Minister Nihal Ahmed Maulavi Mohammed Usman died, jagranjosh.com
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  90. ^ "Philanthropist, Businesswoman Parmeshwar Godrej Dies At 70". NDTV. Retrieved 13 October 2016. 
  91. ^ "Balamuralikrishna, veteran Carnatic musician, dies aged 86". The Times of India. 22 November 2016. Retrieved 22 November 2016. 
  92. ^ "Acclaimed physicist and ex-ISRO chief Prof MGK Menon dies at 88". HindustanTimes.com. 22 November 2016. Retrieved 20 October 2017. 
  93. ^ "Jayalalithaa's health: AIADMK MLAs' meeting postponed". The Hindu. 1 October 2009. Retrieved 5 December 2016. 
  94. ^ "Cho Ramaswamy passes away". The Hindu India. 7 December 2016. Retrieved 7 December 2016. 
  95. ^ "Veteran actor Chetan Ramarao passes away". The Hindu. 24 December 2016. Retrieved 24 December 2016.