Iconic moments in the evolution of modern India
On 13 April 1919, the British Indian Army fired on an unarmed crowd, killing hundreds
In 1943, the Bengal Famine claimed millions of lives. Rafiqul Islam lived in Bengal.
How Gandhi's Salt March in 1930 showed the power of peaceful protest in India
When India gained independence it was split into two new countries, India and Pakistan
When India gained independence it was split into two new countries - India and Pakistan
The daughter of the last British viceroy in India remembers the transfer of power in 1947.
The October 1947 crisis which led to the partition of Kashmir between India and Pakistan.
The assassination of Mahatma Gandhi in 1948
Sixty years ago the acclaimed director released his awarding winning first film
In December 1961, Goa became the last Indian territory to break free from colonial rule.
In May 1964 India's first prime minister and the man who led India to independence died.
Reita Faria was the first Indian to win the Miss World beauty competition in 1966
Delhi businessman Zaheer Pansari remembers the Indian State of Emergency in 1975.
India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was murdered by her bodyguards. RK Dhawan was there.
How Indian police tortured petty criminals, blinding them permanently
Thousands were killed by a gas leak in India. Farah Edwards Khan was there.
Deepika Chikhalia played the Hindu Goddess Sita in Indian TV epic Ramayan.
Pramod Bhasin is the businessman who opened India's first call centre.
How Hindu extremists demolished a mosque in India prompting months of communal violence
In 1995 the first disability rights legislation was passed by India's parliament.
On May 11th 2000 a baby girl born in Delhi was designated as India's billionth citizen.