Important Battles in Indian History(Full List)

Battle of the Ten Kings 14th century BCE near the Ravi River in Punjab. King sudas of Trustu-Bharata Tribe Ten Kings Rigvedic tribes conquered by Sudas. Bharatas settle in Kurukshetra.Emergence of Kuru Kingdom
Kurukshetra War Kurukshetra, modern-day Haryana, India Territory-less Pandavas of the Kurus with the support of the mighty Panchala tribe and others. Kauravas (Kuru tribe) with capital at Hastinapura and their allies Reunification of the Kuru states of Hastinapura and Indraprastha under the Pandavas. Return of Panchal lands held by Drona to the original Panchala state.
Conquest of the Nanda Empire 321-320 BC Nanda Empire in Northern India Chandragupta Maurya Dhana Nanda led to the establishment of the Maurya Empire
Battle of the Hydaspes 326 BC the Hydaspes Alexander Porus The battle is historically significant for opening up India to Greek political (Seleucid, Greco-Bactrian, Indo-Greek) and cultural influences (Greco-Buddhist art), which continued to have an impact for many centuries
Seleucid–Mauryan war 303 BC Chandragupta Maurya Seleucus chandragupta got married to daughter of Seleucus
Kalinga War 262 BC Ashoka Rani Padmavati (presumed) Ashoka adapted buddhism. Started preaching non-violence.

First Battle of Tarain(1191)
This battle was fought at Tarain near Thaneswar. Prithviraj of Chauhan Dynasty defeated the Mohaammad of Ghor.

Second Battle of Tarain(1192)
It was fought at same Tarain battlefield as in the first Tarain battle. This was fought by Mohammad Ghori against Prithvi Raj Chauhan. This time Prithvi Raj was defeated.

Battle of Chandawar(1194)
In this battle Jaichandra was defeated by Mohammad Ghori.

Battle of Panipat(21-April-1526)
In this battle Babur defeated the Army of Afghans and killed their king Ibrahim Lodi.

Battle of Khanwa(17-March-1527)
Rajputs under Rana of Mewar Rana Sanga, were defeated by Babur of Ferghana. Rana Sanga was wounded in the battlefield.

Battle of Chanderi(1528)
Medini Rai of Chanderi was defeated in the hands of Babur.

Battle of Ghagra or Gogara (6-May-1529)
Babur defeated and dispersed Afghans.

Battle of chausal (7-June-1539)
Sher shah defeated the mughals, but Humayun, the king escaped by crossing over the river.

Battle of Kanauj or Billgram (17-May-1540)
Sher shah won against Humayun. Occupied only Agra city.

Battle for Delhi (7 October 1556)
King ‘Hem Chandra Vikramaditya’ defeated Akbar’s forces in Delhi.

Battle of Panipat(5-November-1556)
Hem Chandra Vikramaditya (Hemu) was defeated by Mughals under Akbar.

Battle of Bannihatti or Tallikota(23-January-1565)
Unified Army of five Deccan Sultanates defeated the Vijayanagara Army and Vijayanagara General Ramaraju was killed in the battlefield.

Battle of Haldighati(1576)
This was started between Akbar and Rana of Mewar Pratap. Decisive Mughal victory.

First Carnatic War(1745–48)
This war was fought by British and French armies. French occupied Madras, later returned it to British.

Second Carnatic War(1749–54)
French army under the command of Duplex fought with British and British won. In 1755 they made a provisional treaty.

Third Carnatic War(1756–63)
In 1758 French occupied Fort Saint David. But defeated at Wandiwasi(1760). Britishers won.

Battle of Plassey(June-1757)
British Army under the command of Robert Clive fought with Bengal Nawab Siraz-ud-daula and British won and Mir Jafar was made Nawab. Siraz-ud-daula,while he was unarmed was killed mercilessly by Muhammad Beg,a person who was under his assylum.

Siege of Pondicherry (1760) 1760 Pondicherry Third Carnatic War British East India Company French East India Company
3RD-Battle of Panipat (1761) 1761 Panipat Ahmad Shah Abdali Marathas
Battle of Wandiwash 1761 Wandiwash English French
Battle of Rakshasbhuvan 1763 Rakshasbhuvan
Battle of Buxar 1764 Buxar Hector Munro Combined armies of Nawab Mir Qasim(Bengal),Nawab Shuja-ud-daulah(Awadh)& Mughal emperor Shah Alam
Siege of Ambur 1767 Ambur First Anglo-Mysore War Kingdom of Mysore-Hyder Ali British East India Company
Battle of Maonda and Mandholi 1776 Maonda and Mandholi Jaipur-Bharatpur Jaipur Bharatpur
Siege of Pondicherry (1778) 1778 Pondicherry American War of Independence British East India Company French East India Company
Battle of Pollilur (1780) 1780 Pollilur Second Anglo-Mysore War British East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
Siege of Negapatam 1781 Negapatam Second Anglo-Mysore War British
Battle of Pollilur (1781) 1781 Pollilur Second Anglo-Mysore War British East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
Battle of Porto Novo 1781 Porto Novo Second Anglo-Mysore War British East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
Battle of Sholinghur 1781 Sholinghur Second Anglo-Mysore War British East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
Siege of Tellicherry 1782 Tellicherry Second Anglo-Mysore War British East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
Siege of Vellore 1782 Vellore Second Anglo-Mysore War British East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
Siege of Cuddalore 1783 Cuddalore Second Anglo-Mysore War Kingdom of Mysore British East India Company
Siege of Mangalore 1783 Mangalore Second Anglo-Mysore War Kingdom of Mysore British East India Company Hyder Ali dies. Treaty of Mangalore signed.
Siege of Badami 1786 Badami Maratha-Mysore War Maratha Empire Kingdom of Mysore
Battle of Gajendragad 1786 Gajendragad Maratha-Mysore War Maratha Empire Kingdom of Mysore
Battle of the Nedumkotta 1789 Nedumkotta Third Anglo-Mysore War Travancore Kingdom of Mysore
Battle of Calicut (1790) 1790 Calicut Third Anglo-Mysore War Travancore and British East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
Capture of Cannanore 1790 Cannanore Third Anglo-Mysore War British East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
Battle of Sittimungulum 1790 Sittimungulum Third Anglo-Mysore War Kingdom of Mysore British East India Company
Siege of Bangalore 1791 Bangalore Third Anglo-Mysore War
Siege of Coimbatore 1791 Coimbatore Third Anglo-Mysore War Kingdom of Mysore Travancore and British East India Company
Siege of Darwar 1791 Darwar Third Anglo-Mysore War British East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
Siege of Goorumconda 1791 Goorumconda Third Anglo-Mysore War Nizam of Hyderabad and British East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
Siege of Koppal 1791 Koppal Third Anglo-Mysore War Nizam of Hyderabad and British East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
Siege of Nundydroog 1791 Nundydroog Third Anglo-Mysore War British East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
Siege of Savendroog 1791 Savendroog Third Anglo-Mysore War British East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
Battle of Arakere 1791 Arakere Third Anglo-Mysore War Nizam of Hyderabad and British East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
Capture of Hooly Honore 1791 Koodli Third Anglo-Mysore War Maratha Empire and British East India Company
Siege of Seringapatam (1792) 1792 Seringapatam Third Anglo-Mysore War Maratha Empire, Nizam of Hyderabad and British East India Company Kingdom of Mysore Tipu sultan is defeated.Treaty of Seringapatam
Capture of Shimoga 1792 Shimoga Third Anglo-Mysore War Maratha Empire and British East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
Battle of Mallavelly 1799 Mallavelly Fourth Anglo-Mysore War British East India Company Kingdom of Mysore Tipu sultan is defeated and killed.
Battle of Seedaseer 1799 Seedaseer Fourth Anglo-Mysore War British East India Company Kingdom of Mysore Tipu sultan is defeated and killed.
Siege of Seringapatam (1799) 1799 Seringapatam Fourth Anglo-Mysore War British East India Company Kingdom of Mysore Tipu sultan is defeated and killed.
Battle of Sultanpet Tope 1799 Sultanpet Tope Fourth Anglo-Mysore War Kingdom of Mysore British East India Company Tipu sultan is defeated and killed.
Battle of Panamarathukotta 1802 Wayanad Pazhassi Raja’s forces British East India Company
Battle of Assaye 1803 Assaye British East India Company Maratha Empire
Battle of Delhi, 1803 1803 Delhi Second Anglo-Maratha War British East India Company Maratha Empire
Battle of Laswari 1803 Laswari Second Anglo-Maratha War British East India Company Maratha Empire
Battle of Argaon 1803 Argaon
Capture of Gawilghur 1803 Gawilghur Second Anglo-Maratha War British East India Company Maratha Empire
Battle of Deeg 1804 Deeg
Battle of Mukandwara Pass 1804 Mukandwara Pass
Battle of Farrukhabad 1804 Farrukhabad British East India Company Maratha Empire
Siege of Deeg Fort 1804 Deeg Fort Second Anglo-Maratha War British East India Company Maratha Empire
Siege of Delhi (1804) 1804 Delhi Second Anglo-Maratha War British East India Company Maratha Empire
Battle of Bharatpur 1805 Bharatpur Maratha Empire British East India Company
Kurichiya revolt 1812 Wayanad British East India Company Kurichiya and Kurumba tribes
Battle of Mahidpur 1817 Mahidpur
Battle of Khadki 1817 Khadki British East India Company Maratha Empire
First Anglo-Afghan War 1842 Afghanistan British East India Company Emirate of Afghanistan-Dost Mohammad
Gwalior Campaign 1843 Gwalior British East India Company Maratha Empire
Battle of Ferozeshah 1845 Ferozeshah First Anglo-Sikh War British East India Company Sikh Empire
Battle of Mudki 1845 Mudki First Anglo-Sikh War British East India Company Sikh Empire
Battle of Aliwal 1846 Aliwal First Anglo-Sikh War British East India Company Sikh Empire
Battle of Sobraon 1846 Sobraon First Anglo-Sikh War British East India Company Sikh Empire
Battle of Ramnagar 1848 Ramnagar Second Anglo-Sikh War Sikh Empire British East India Company
Battle of Chillianwala 1849 Chillianwala Second Anglo-Sikh War Sikh Empire British East India Company
Battle of Gujrat 1849 Gujrat Second Anglo-Sikh War British East India Company Sikh Empire
Siege of Multan 1849 Multan Second Anglo-Sikh War British East India Company Multan
Battle of Agra 1857 Agra Indian rebellion of 1857 British East India Company Indian rebels
Battle of Aong 1857 Aong Indian rebellion of 1857 British East India Company Rebel Company soldiers”
Battle of Badli-ki-Serai 1857 Badli-ki-Serai Indian rebellion of 1857 British East India Company Indian rebels
Second Battle of Cawnpore 1857 Indian rebellion of 1857 British East India Company Indian rebels
Battle of Chinhat 1857 Chinhat Indian rebellion of 1857 Indian rebels
Siege of Delhi 1857 Delhi Indian rebellion of 1857 British East India Company Mughal Empire and Indian rebels
Siege of Lucknow 1857 Lucknow Indian rebellion of 1857
Battle of Najafgarh 1857 Najafgarh Indian rebellion of 1857 British East India Company Indian rebels
Siege of Cawnpore 1857 Cawnpore Indian rebellion of 1857 “Nana Sahib’s forces – Rebel Company soldiers” British East India Company
Battle of Kintoor 1858 Kintoor Indian rebellion of 1857 British East India Company Indian rebels
Capture of Lucknow 1858 Lucknow Indian rebellion of 1857 British East India Company Oudh and Indian rebels
Bhutan War 1865 Bhutan War British East India Company Bhutan
Hazara Expedition of 1888 1888 Hazara British India Tribes of Kala Dhaka
Chitral Expedition 1895 Chitral British East India Company
Battle of Saragarhi 1897 Saragarhi Tirah Campaign War British India Pashtuns
Siege of Malakand 1897 Malakand Anglo-Afghan wars British India Pashtuns
First Mohmand Campaign 1898 Peshawar British India Mohmands
Third Anglo-Afghan War 1919 North-West Frontier of India and Afghanistan Anglo-Afghan wars British India Emirate of Afghanistan ended in an armistice. Durand Line was established.
Second Mohmand Campaign 1935 Peshawar British India Mohmands
Arakan Campaign 1942–1943 1943 Arakan Burma Campaign Empire of Japan UK and British India
Battle of Imphal 1944 Imphal Burma Campaign UK and British India Empire of Japan
Battle of Pokoku and Irrawaddy River operations 1945 Pakokku Burma Campaign UK and British India Empire of Japan

reference-  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Indian_battles