2013 in India

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Timeline of Indian history

Events in the year 2013 in the Republic of India.

Incumbents

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
ALTAMASKABIR.jpg India Chief Justice Altamas Kabir (till 18 July)
Justice P. Sathasivam.jpg P. Sathasivam (starting 19 July)

Events

January

100th Indian Science Congress

February

March

April

  • 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

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

June

July

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

August

September

October

November

December

Others

  • 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

January

July

November

December

Cinema

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

Bollywood

Sandalwood

Malayalam

Marathi

Tamil cinema

Tollywood

Sports

January

February

April

May

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

July

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

September

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

October

November

December

Unknown

Deaths

January

February

March

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

April

May

June

July

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

October

  • 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

December

See also

References

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