A 17-year-old Deepika Kumari shone with some outstanding performances as the women`s recurve team emerged as strong contenders for an elusive Olympic medal in archery during a year that was witness to the dramatic fall of the fancied men`s team.
Even though Bihari was essentially used for Lord Krishna, the Kalyuga has changed it into a virtual swear word. It all started with Raj Thackeray led MNS spearheading a tirade against north Indian migrants in Mahrashtra.
The fake encounter of an MBA student Ranbir Singh made headlines in Uttaracnhal this year. The 22-year-old MBA student, who was also working for a private bank, was shot dead by Dehradun Police on July 3 in the Ladpur jungles.
Last time, it was in the historic elections of 1984 after the assassination of Indira Gandhi that Congress was at the driving seat in the crucial state of Uttar Pradesh after winning 83 out of 85 constituencies.