This category and its subcategories are for websites that cover topics in the earlier history of the Indian subcontinent in sufficient detail to be of interest to a knowledgeable reader. Modern history will be found in the Regional country subcategories. The countries covered are India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, and The Maldives. Some material from other neighbouring countries may be included.
History of India and the Indian subcontinent during Vedic and pre-Vedic times. Precise dates are not included because they may be uncertain, but it certainly ends by the time of Mahavira. Includes the Indus Valley civilisation.
History of India and the Indian subcontinent during the formation of medieval (classical) Hinduism, the Buddhist period, and the following Hindu periods, until the Islamic invasions of the 11th century.
Covers the period from the establishment of British power as the dominant power in the subcontinent during the middle of the 18th century, to independence in 1947.
History of India and the Indian subcontinent during the period between the Islamic invasions of the 11th century and the establishment of British power as the dominant power in India.