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2017 in India

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2017 in India highlights the national/Daily level events during the year.

Incumbents

Government of India

State Governments

State Governor Chief Minister Chief Justice
Andhra Pradesh E. S. L. Narasimhan N. Chandrababu Naidu Ramesh Ranganathan (Hyderabad High Court)
Arunachal Pradesh V. Shanmuganathan (until January 27)

Padmanabha Acharya (January 27 to October 3)

B. D. Mishra (since October 4)

Pema Khandu Ajit Singh (Gauhati High Court)
Assam Banwarilal Purohit (until October 10)

Jagdish Mukhi (since October 11)

Sarbananda Sonowal Ajit Singh (Gauhati High Court)
Bihar Ram Nath Kovind (until June 20)

Keshari Nath Tripathi (June 21 to October 3)

Satya Pal Malik (since October 4)

Nitish Kumar Rajendra Menon (Patna High Court)
Chhattisgarh Balram Das Tandon Raman Singh Deepak Gupta (until February 16)

T. B Radhakrishnan (since March 18)

Goa Mridula Sinha Manohar Parrikar Manjula Chellur
Gujarat Om Prakash Kohli Vijay Rupani R. Subhash Reddy
Haryana Kaptan Singh Solanki Manohar Lal Khattar Shiavax Jal Vazifdar
Himachal Pradesh Acharya Dev Vrat Jai Ram Thakur Sanjay Karol

(Acting)

Jammu and Kashmir Narinder Nath Vohra Mehbooba Mufti Badar Durrez Ahmed
Jharkhand Draupadi Murmu Raghubar Das Dhirubhai N. Patel

(Acting)

Karnataka Vajubhai Vala H. D. Kumaraswamy H. G. Ramesh (Acting)
Kerala P. Sathasivam Pinarayi Vijayan Antony Dominic (Acting)
Madhya Pradesh Om Prakash Kohli(Additional charge) Shivraj Singh Chouhan Hemant Gupta
Maharashtra C. Vidyasagar Rao Devendra Fadnavis Manjula Chellur
Manipur Najma Heptulla N. Biren Singh N. Kotiswar Singh

(Acting)

Meghalaya Ganga Prasad Mukul Sangma Dinesh Maheshwari
Mizoram Nirbhay Sharma Lal Thanhawla Ajit Singh
Nagaland Padmanabha Acharya T. R. Zeliang Ajit Singh
Odisha S. C. Jamir Naveen Patnaik Vineet Saran
Punjab V. P. Singh Badnore Amarinder Singh Shiavax Jal Vazifdar
Rajasthan Kalyan Singh Vasundhara Raje Pradeep Nandrajog
Sikkim Shriniwas Patil Pawan Kumar Chamling Satish K. Agnihotri
Tamil Nadu Banwarilal Purohit Edappadi K. Palaniswami Indira Banerjee
Telangana E. S. L. Narasimhan(Additional charge) K. Chandrashekar Rao Ramesh Ranganathan

(Acting)

Tripura Tathagata Roy Biplap kumar dev Tinlianthang Vaiphei
Uttar Pradesh Ram Naik Yogi Adityanath Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale
Uttarakhand Krishan Kant Paul Trivendra Singh Rawat K. M. Joseph
West Bengal Keshari Nath Tripathi Mamata Banerjee Jyotirmay Bhattacharya(Acting)

Elections

President

Vice president

Rajya Sabha Elections

Rajya Sabha elections were held in India on 21 July and 8 August 2017 to elect ten members of the Rajya Sabha, replacing those who retired in July and August 2017. In addition to scheduled elections, unforeseen vacancies, caused by members' retirement or death, may also be filled via By-elections.

State

Schedule Result
Start date End date Election Jurisdiction Winning Party Result date
4 February 2017 2017 Punjab Legislative Assembly election Punjab Indian National Congress 11 March 2017[1]
4 February 2017 2017 Goa Legislative Assembly election Goa Bharatiya Janata Party
15 February 2017 2017 Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly election Uttarakhand Bharatiya Janata Party
11 February 2017 8 March 2017 2017 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly election Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party
4 March 2017 8 March 2017 2017 Manipur Legislative Assembly election Manipur Bharatiya Janata Party
9 November 2017 2017 Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly election Himachal Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party 18 December
9 December 2017 14 December 2017 2017 Gujarat Legislative Assembly election Gujarat Bharatiya Janata Party

Events

  • National income - 170,900,424 million

January - March

April - June

July

August

September

October - December

In the news

  • Indian Economy is expected to surpass United Kingdom Economy in 2017 according to new International Monitory Fund report due to 20% drop in pound and Brexit. Thus India will become world's sixth strongest economy.[70][71]
  • GSAT-7A military communication, GSAT-9 multi brand communication, GSAT-11 geostationary communications satellites launched by ISRO.
  • ISRO launched GSAT-17 and GSAT-19E communications satellites.
  • Indian Air Force may get S-400 Triumph Missile System by 2017.[citation needed]
  • Disputed detention of Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan.[72]
  • Dangal become the first Indian film to gross over 2000 crore rupees in all languages worldwide.[73]
  • India China military stand off in Doklam over border dispute.
  • India Military operation All Out in Kashmir. 205 militants shot down.
  • Manushi Chhillar wins miss world 2017 and becomes the 6th Miss World from India.

Sports

International events

Domestic leagues

League Duration Participation Seasons Winner/s
Premier Badminton League 1 January – 14 January 6 Clubs Season 3 Chennai Smashers
Pro Wrestling League 2 January – 19 January 6 Clubs Season 2 Punjab Royals
I League 7 January – 29 April 10 Clubs Season 10 Aizawl FC
Hockey India League 21 January – 26 February 6 Clubs Season 5 Kalinga Lancers
Super Fight League 20 January – 25 February 8 Clubs Season 1 Sher e Punjab
UBA Pro Basketball League 16 February – 16 March 8 Clubs Season 4 Mumbai Challengers
Indian Premier League 5 April – 21 May 8 Clubs Season 10 Mumbai Indians
Federation Cup 7 May – 21 May 8 Clubs Season 38 Bengaluru FC
Tamil Nadu Premier League July 22 – August 20, 2017 8 Clubs Season 2 Chepauk Super Gillies
Karnataka Premier League September 1–23, 2017 7 Clubs Season 6 Belagavi Panthers
Pro Kabaddi League 28 July – 28 October 12 Clubs Season 5 Patna Pirates
Duleep Trophy 3 September- 29 September 3 Clubs Season 56 India Red
Super Boxing League 7 July – 12 August 8 Clubs Season 1 Maratha Yodha
Premier Futsal League 15 September – 8 Clubs Season 2 Mumbai Warriors
Ranji Trophy October 6, 2017 – January 2, 2018 28 Clubs Season 84 Vidharbha
Indian Super League 17 November – 4 March 10 clubs Season 4 Chennayin FC
Premier Badminton League 23 December – 14 January 8 Clubs Season 4 Hyderabad Hunters

Publications

Deaths

January

Om Puri

February

  • 1 February – E. Ahamed, 78, former Minister of State, MP from Kerala (born 1938)[88]
  • 1 February – Asim Basu, 81, theatre artiste, film art director (born 1935)[89]
  • 13 February – Salma Siddiqui, 85, novelist in Urdu (born 1931)[90]
  • 16 February – Krishnaraj Sriram, 43, first-class cricketer for Karnataka (born 1973)[91]
  • 17 February – Ved Prakash Sharma, 61, writer of novels and screenplays in Hindi (born 1955)[92]
  • 18 February – Jambuwantrao Dhote, 77, former MP and MLA from Maharashtra (born 1939)[93]
  • 20 February – Antony Mitradas, 103, film director in Tamil, Malayalam and Sinhalese (born 1913)[94]
  • 26 February – Mushi Santappa, 93, polymer chemist, leather technologist, former vice chancellor of Sri Venkateswara University and the University of Madras (born 1923)[95]
  • 28 February – Haji Abdul Salam, 68, Rajya Sabha MP from Manipur (born 1948)[96]

March

April

Vinod Khanna

May

June

July

August

Punathil Kunjabdulla

September

October

November

December

See also

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