India 2012 highlights


The Year 2012 was shown differently in Hollywood movie “2012″. The big myth and theory about 21-Decemner 2012 was also proved to be wrong :). We are still here on earth to consume more resources. Every country’s every year create some piece of history. In 2011 and 2012 many more famous personalities gone far away from us. For India this year had seen many more twists and challenges for UPA II government too. Here some major events which defined the year 2012. The sequence is not exactly followed but I am trying start with great achievements of India in 2012

The biggest glory for India in 2012 was Olympics medals.

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Vijay Kumar Shooting Men’s 25 m rapid fire pistol 4 August
 Silver Sushil Kumar Wrestling Men’s freestyle 66 kg 12 August
 Bronze Gagan Narang Shooting Men’s 10 m air rifle 30 July
 Bronze Saina Nehwal Badminton Women’s singles 4 August
 Bronze Mary Kom Boxing Women’s flyweight 8 August
 Bronze Yogeshwar Dutt Wrestling Men’s freestyle 60 kg 11 August

  • India successfully test fires 5000 km range Agni-V

  • Sachin Tendulkar, Rekha and Anu Aga nominated to Rajya Sabha by the President of India.

  • Sachin Tendulkar scores his 100th international century for India
  • Read here

  • New face Cheteswar Pujara in Indian Cricket world.
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    Cheteshwar-Pujara India 2012 Highlights

  • Viswanathan Anand wins 2012 World Chess Championship

  • Ajmal Kasab hanged on account of the 2008 Mumbai Attacks.

  • Centre okays Mumbai’s Indu mill land for Ambedkar memorial

  • Pranab Mukherjee is elected as India’s 13th President.

  • India celebrated first POLIO free year. USA , Unicef and WHO congratulated Mr PM Dr. Manmohan Singh and Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Read here

  • India experienced a new Experiments of talk show from Mr Perfectionist Amir Khan “Satyamev Jayate” Read here

  • Centre okays Mumbai’s Indu mill land for Ambedkar memorial
    Read here

  • Hamid Ansari again elected as consecutively second vice-president of India after Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
  • Hamid Answari India 2012 Highlights

    Hamid Answari India 2012 Highlights

  • Narendra Modi (Chief Minister of Gujarat) wins third consecutive assembly election.

  • Goa polls: BJP leader Manohar Parrikar won Panaji. Set example for lowest fuel prices and higher liquor,Casion and smoke charges. Read Here
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  • We need laptops instead of other facilities. Akhilesh Yadav has won as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.
  • Free laptops but no WC

  • Many suggested Tendulkar to get retire and so he Did this year 2012. Dravid The Wall and VVS laxman got retired.

  • Kingfisher Airlines’s fuel supply stopped because of non-payment. Kingfisher licence’s got suspended. >>

  • Air India’s strike- pilots recorded longest strike ever in last 40 years. Pilots were demanding exclusive rights for flying boing 787 Dreamliner. >> >>

  • Aasam Violence Native Bodo people and Bengali speaking muslims’s broke out into riots. Demands were detection and deportation of illegal infiltrators from Assam. detection and deportation of illegal infiltrators from Assam. The tribal leaders said that illegal immigration has threatened the existence. CM Tarun Gogoi blamed government for delay in action. >> >>

  • Azad Maidan incident, a fallout of the violence The protest was organised by Raza Academy. It was against riots in Aasam and attacks on Mulisms in Burma. Violence broke out with Media and Police. The Amar Jawan Jyoti memorial for martyred soldiers in South Mumbai was also desecrated during the riot. Shameful thing for Martyred >>
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    Amar Jawan India Highlights 2012

  • Maruti Suzuki strike, A single slap to supervisor and suspension turned out into a historical a strike . Many workers were arrested for initiating violence with supervisors and company senior managements with chairs and rods Some bones were broken, some heads smashed…..people went on rampage >>

  • KundanKulam protester- The Nuclear power plant under construction. Protester belonging to plan vicinity used various means to protest the nuclear plant progress and construction fearing FUKUSHIMA like disaster. Protester got started with Jal-Satyagrah (Protesting by standing in sea water). But there were news and even PM complained about some NGO for fueling protest.

  • Bulk SMS & MMS banned in India for 15 days to prevent a rumour of ensuing violence against NE people by Muslim fundamentalists

  • CoalGate Coal Scam, Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) office accused the Government of India of allocating coal blocks in an inefficient manner
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  • UPA II anonced econimical reforms and gave entry to FDI

  • Cabinet reshuffle: P Chidambaram back as Finance Minister

  • GOT OUT as usual – Mamata Banerjee

  • The prize of failure gave promotion to these people 1)Arup Patnaik.

    Sushil Kumar Shinde Promoted as Home Minister after major biggest Power failure

  • Supreme Court cancels all 122 licences given by A Raja in 2G spectrum scam.

  • Ashok Chavan named in Adarsh chargesheet

  • Adarsh scam: BJP slams slow pace of CBI investigations

  • Maharashtra’s Irrigation scam and Dramatic resignation of Ajit pawar

  • Mantralaya fire destroys 2,000 computers, 4.8 cr pages

  • Arvind Kejariwal started his own Political party Aaam-Aadami Party

  • Rober Vadera faced many problems

  • Nitin Gadkari’s presidentship was questioned.

  • Gen. V.K. Singh scared UPA and we all came to know about TATRA TRUCKS

  • B S Yediyurppa formed his new party after BJP denied offfer him CM post again. Jagadish Shettar is the new cm now. Karnataka Janatha Party is the name of B.S YediYurppa’s new party

  • Jaganmohan Reddy formed a new party called YSR Party

  • In 2012 India’s Supreme Court ordered two of Sahara’s units to re-pay 174 billion rupees ($3.12 billion) to investors within the next three months with 15% interest. Also Sahara to continue as Indian team sponsor.

  • Aung San Suu Kyi made her first visit to India in nearly 40 years, a return to the country where she studied.
  • Read here

  • Chinese President’s visit to Delhi provoked Tibetan protests.
  • Read here

  • Boring Asif Ali Zardari, the Pakistani president visited India .

  • Boring Pakistan’s interior minister Rehman Malik , visited India .

  • Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, also known as MCA Pune International Cricket Centre is a cricket stadium located at Gahunje near Pune, India Inagurated

  • Corporate icon Ratan Tata got retired

  • Asim Trivedi the youngest cartoonis jailed and then released. He got a chance to get into Big Boss

  • Popular Time magazine dubs Manmohan Singh as ‘underachiever’.

  • Tata WON Singur land case, huge setback for Mamata Banerjee
  • Read Here

  • Biggest power failure happened this year for North India. These areas got affcted for 1 or 2 days because of largest power outage Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand , Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, West Bengal, Arunanchal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim

  • A female physiotherapy student was beaten and gang raped in Delhi,victim died after struggle. India saw massive protest against government in Delhi demanding justice for rape victim. Government is thinking to have special law for gang-rapes

  • We will miss them

  • Founder of Shivsena and Mumbai’s God father – Bala saheb Thackeray

  • Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh

  • Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar

  • Indian He-Man Darasingh

  • Indian SuperStar Rajesh Khanna

  • Joy Mukherjee was an Indian film actor and director

  • Great Comedian Jaspal Bhatti

  • Great Marathi Actor Anand Abhyankar and Akshay Pendse

  • Former PM Indra Kumar Gujral

  • Former Union minister K C Pant

  • Bureaucrat – Brajesh Mishra

  • White revolutionist Vergese Kurein

  • Indian poet and novelist Sunil Gangopadhyay died.

  • Romance Maker Yash Chopra

  • Cute Actress Taruni Sachdev died on the day of her 14th birthday crashed in Agni Air Flight CHT in Nepal along with her mother, who also died
  • taruni Sachdev-- Rasana Girl

    taruni Sachdev-- Rasana Girl

    Wedding Bells

  • Thank you Beta Girl BEBO !(Kareena Kapoor) and Saif Ali Khan Got Married

  • Vidya Balan and Siddharth Roy Kapur got married

  • Esha Deol and Bharat Takhtani got married in ISKON temple

  • Popular fights

  • Kapil Sibal vs Netizens

  • Kejriwal Vs Salman Khurshhid

  • Jindal vs Zee

  • Subramanian Swamy Vs Gandhis

  • Narendra Modi Vs Shashi Tharoor

  • Salman Rushdie Vs all comers

  • So these are the events. I might have missed some of major events … AM I ? share your comments !

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