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Important Battles And Wars In India

18-SEP-2017 16:43

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.

Wars and Battle

Source: noobist.com

List of Important Battles And Wars In India

Name of Battle

Place

War Between

Battle of the Hydaspes

(326 BC)

the Hydaspes

Alexander and Porus

Seleucid–Mauryan war

(303 BC)

Northwestern India; Chiefly the Indus River Valley

Chandragupta Maurya and Seleucus

Battles of Tarain

(1191AD)

Tarain

Prithviraj Chauhan and Mohammad Ghori

1st Battle of Panipat

(1526 AD)

Panipat

Babar and Ibrahim Lodhi

Battle of Khanwa

(1527AD)

Khanwa

Babar and Rana Sanga

Battle of Sammel

(1544 AD)

Sammel

 Sher Shah and Rajputs

2nd Battle of Panipat

(1556 AD)

Panipat

Bairam Khan(For Akbar) and Hemu

Battle of Swally

(1612 AD)

Swally

British East India Company and Portuguese

Battle of Dharmat

(1658 AD)

Dharmat outside the city of Ujjain

Aurangzeb and Dara

Siege of Trichinopoly

(1741 AD)

Trichinopoly

Maratha Empire and Mughal Empire

Siege of Trichinopoly

(1743 AD)

Trichinopoly

Mughal Empire and Maratha Empire

Battle of Madras

(1746 AD)

Madras

French East India Company and British East India Company

Siege of Arcot

(1751AD)

Arcot

British East India Company and Nawab of Arcot, French East India Company

Battle of Arnee

(1751AD)

Arnee

British force under Robert Clive and Franco-Indian force under Raza Sahib 

Battle of Golden Rock

(1753 AD)

Golden Rock, Tiruchirappalli

British and French East India Company 

Siege of Calcutta

(1756 AD)

Calcutta

Nawab of Bengal and British East India Company

Battle of Plassey

(1758 AD)

Plassey

Robert Clive and Nawab Shiraj-ud-daulah

Siege of Pondicherry

(1760 AD)

Pondicherry

British East India Company and  French East India Company

3rd -Battle of Panipat

(1761AD)

Panipat

Ahmad Shah Abdali and Marathas

Battle of Wandiwash

(1761 AD)

Wandiwash

English and French

Battle of Buxar

(1764 AD)

Buxar

Hector Munro and 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 and British East India Company

Siege of Pondicherry

(1778 AD)

Pondicherry

British East India Company and French East India Company

Battle of Pollilur

(1780 AD)

Pollilur

British East India Company and Kingdom of Mysore

Siege of Negapatam

(1781 AD)

Negapatam

British and Dutch Republic

Battle of Pollilur

(1781 AD)

Pollilur

British East India Company and Kingdom of Mysore

Battle of Porto Novo

(1781 AD)

Porto Novo

British East India Company and  Kingdom of Mysore

Battle of Sholinghur

(1781 AD)

Sholinghur

British East India Company and Kingdom of Mysore

Siege of Tellicherry


(1782 AD)

Tellicherry

British East India Company and Kingdom of Mysore

Siege of Vellore

(1782 AD)

Vellore

British East India Company and Kingdom of Mysore

Siege of Cuddalore

(1783 AD)

Cuddalore

Kingdom of Mysore and  British East India Company

Siege of Mangalore

(1783 AD)

Mangalore

Kingdom of Mysore and British East India Company

In the above list gives a quick revision to the aspirations who are preparing for different exams.

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

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