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Important Battles And Wars In India : List 1

General Knowledge Category: History, Battles and Wars

Here you can find the list of all important battles fought in India. Go through the list and enrich your knowledge of History. Besides, it can help you score better in various competitive exams such as IAS/ PCS, Banking and SSC. Moreover, some battles did change the political scenario of the corresponding period. For example, Panipat battles.

Battle

Year

Place

Winner

Loser

Battle of the Hydaspes

326 BC

the Hydaspes

Alexander

Porus

Seleucid–Mauryan war

303 BC

Northwestern India; Chiefly the Indus River Valley

Chandragupta Maurya

Seleucus

Battles of Tarain

1191AD

Tarain

Prithviraj Chauhan

Mohammad Ghori

1st Battle of Panipat

1526 AD

Panipat

Babar

Ibrahim Lodhi

Battle of Khanwa

1527AD

Khanwa

Babar

Rana Sanga

Battle of Sammel

1544 AD

Sammel

 Sher Shah

Hindu Rajputs

2nd Battle of Panipat

1556 AD

Panipat

Bairam Khan(For Akbar)

Hemu

Battle of Swally

1612 AD

Swally

British East India Company

Portuguese

Battle of Dharmat

1658 AD

Dharmat outside the city of Ujjain

Aurangzeb

Dara

Siege of Trichinopoly

1741 AD

Trichinopoly

Maratha Empire

Mughal Empire

Siege of Trichinopoly

1743 AD

Trichinopoly

Mughal Empire

Maratha Empire

Battle of Madras

1746 AD

Madras

French East india Company

British East India Company

Siege of Arcot

1751AD

Arcot

British East India Company

Nawab of Arcot, French East India Company

Battle of Arnee

1751AD

Arnee

British force under Robert Clive

Franco-Indian force under Raza Sahib 

Battle of Golden Rock

1753 AD

Golden Rock, Tiruchirappalli

British

French East India Company 

Siege of Calcutta

1756 AD

Calcutta

Nawab of Bengal

British East India Company

Battle of Plassey

1758 AD

Plassey

Robert Cive

Nawab Shiraj-ud-daulah

Siege of Pondicherry

1760 AD

Pondicherry

British East India Company

French East india Company

3rd -Battle of Panipat

1761AD

Panipat

Ahmad Shah Abdali

Marathas

Battle of Wandiwash

1761 AD

Wandiwash

English

French

Battle of Buxar

1764 AD

Buxar

Hector Munro

Combined armies of Nawab Mir Qasim (Bengal), Nawab Shuja – ud – daulah (Awadh) & Mughal emperor Shah Alam

Siege of Ambur

1767 AD

Ambur

Kingdom of Mysore-Hyder Ali

British East India Company

Siege of Pondicherry

1778 AD

Pondicherry

British East India Company

French East india Company

Battle of Pollilur

1780 AD

Pollilur

British East India Company

Kingdom of Mysore

Siege of Negapatam

1781 AD

Negapatam

British

Dutch Republic

Battle of Pollilur

1781 AD

Pollilur

British East India Company

Kingdom of Mysore

Battle of Porto Novo

1781 AD

Porto Novo

British East India Company

Kingdom of Mysore |

Battle of Sholinghur

1781 AD

Sholinghur

British East India Company

Kingdom of Mysore

Siege of Tellicherry

1782 AD

Tellicherry

British East India Company

Kingdom of Mysore

Siege of Vellore

1782 AD

Vellore

British East India Company

Kingdom of Mysore

Siege of Cuddalore

1783 AD

Cuddalore

Kingdom of Mysore

British East India Company

Siege of Mangalore

1783 AD

Mangalore

Kingdom of Mysore

British East India Company

 

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By:Katie | On:12-OCT-2014 09:55:21


what dose not make sense


By:parimal | On:30-AUG-2014 20:50:44


Very Helpful.. a slight correction, battle of plassey had happened in 1757..


By:harvendra | On:08-JUL-2014 22:48:57


thanks ! it helps a lot


By:jahnavi | On:15-MAY-2014 14:29:29


good , it gave a lots of information


By:Ekta kadyan | On:27-APR-2014 19:57:09


Gud, it helps me a lot


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