FULL COVERAGE: The biggest news stories of 2015

The year 2015 has been a newsy one! From intolerance row in India to terror attacks by Islamic State in various parts of the world, the year witnessed several incidents which will certainly go into the history books. Here are some of the major events of 2015 in terms of their respective domains:-

By Prashant V Singh | Last Updated: Jan 02, 2016, 14:53 PM IST
FULL COVERAGE: The biggest news stories of 2015

New Delhi: The year 2015 has been a newsy one! From intolerance row in India to terror attacks by Islamic State in various parts of the world, the year witnessed several incidents which will certainly go into the history books. Here are some of the major events of 2015 in terms of their respective domains:-

Politics 

Indian politics witnessed some of the major landmark events - Several pathbreaking foreign visits by Narendra Modi, Indo-Pak talks and India-Bangladesh land-swap agreement to name a few. 

For what all happened in political arena in 2015 -  Top Political Events 2015: Major political issues in India news of the year 2015

Entertainment

The year 2015 saw some of the biggest Bollywood blockbusters setting the box office on fire.

From Baahubali to Bajrangi Bhaijaan, the Bollywood box office made  huge profits by a number of hits.

What all Bollywood saw in 2015 - Bollywood Blockbuster 2015: Here's list of highest grossing Indian films

Islamic terror

The year 2015 witnessed a massive rise in the terrorist activities around the globe. Starting from Boko Haram's deadliest massacre at Baga town in Nigeria killing about 2000 people in January to Paris attack in November, newspapers were flooded with such attacks throughout the year.

Here is complete coverage on - Rise of Islamic terror in 2015 

Intolerance row

The year 2015 is incomplete without discussing intolerance row. The debate over intolerance became one of the talking points in 2015 involving a number of political parties and famous personalities.

Know - How 2015 was marked by the Intolerance Debate 

Sports

The sports fraternity also saw some of the biggest events. In fact, some of the controversies erupted like a volcano!

Here are - Biggest sports controversies of 2015

Elections

The year 2015 saw some elections that changed the dynamics of Indian politics.

In one of the most striking comebacks in the Indian political history, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), led by Arvind Kejriwal, registered a landslide victory in the Delhi Assembly Elections. Also, in one of the most interesting electoral battles in the recent history, the Janata Dal (United)-Rashtriya Janata Dal-Congress coalition of Grand Alliance recorded a landslide victory in the Bihar Assembly Elections. 

Here are -  Elections that changed dynamics of Indian politics in 2015

Natural calamities

The year 2015 witnessed a number of natural disasters around the world; floods in Tamil Nadu, earthquake in Nepal to name a few. 

Here are -  Five worst natural calamities that shook the world in 2015