List of Important Battles and Wars in India


Battle of Jhelum of Hydaspes (326 B.C.): It was fought between Alexander and Ruler of Jhelum and Chenab. Victory embraced Alexander.

Battle of Kalinga (261 B.C.): Ashoka defeated the king of Kalinga. Later on King Ashoka became a Buddhist.

First Battle of Tarain (1191 A.D.): Prithvi Raj Chauhan defeated Mohammed Ghori.


Second Battle of Tarain (1192 A.D.): Mohammad Ghori defeated Prithvi Raj Chauhan.

First Battle of Panipat (1526 A.D.): Babar defeated Ibrahim Lodi. This war laid the foundation of the Mughal rule in India.

Second Battle of Panipat (1556 A.D.): Akbar defeated Hemu (the Hindu general).

Battle of Kanwah (1527 A.D.): Babar defeated Rana Sanga of Mewar. This battle resulted in the powerful Rajput confederacy.


Battle of Haldighati (1576 A.D.): Akbar’s forces headed by Raja Man Singh and Asaf Khan defeated Rana Pratap but he refused to surrender to the Mughal Power.

Battle of Plassey (1757 A.D.): Lord Clive defeated Siraj-ud-Daula supported by the French forces.

Third Battle of Panipat (1761 A.D.): Fought between Ahmad Shah Abdali and Marathas. Ahmed Shah Abdali defeated Marathas.

Battle of Wandiwash (1760 A.D.): The English defeated the French.


Battle of Buxar (1764) : The combined forces of Mir Kasim and India of English became supreme in

Battle of Cheelianwala (1849 A.D.): The East India Company defeated the Sikhs led by Sher Singh.

Burmese War (1885 A.D.): As a result of this war, the whole of was occupied by the English and made a part of India.

Indo-Pak War (1965 A.D.): Pakistan attacked India to occupy Kashmir. It continued for three weeks, and brought to a stop by a call for cease-fire by the Security Council.


Indo-Pak War (1971 A.D.): Pakistan attacked India on Dec. 3. India retaliated strongly and forcefully. India defeated Pakistan on all fronts. Pakistan Army surrendered to Indian Armed Forces and Bangladesh Forces in Eastern Sector.

Web Analytics Made Easy -
Kata Mutiara Kata Kata Mutiara Kata Kata Lucu Kata Mutiara Makanan Sehat Resep Masakan Kata Motivasi obat perangsang wanita