In this article, originally published in IndiaFacts website, I take a look at the laughable nonsense in a NCERT textbook passing off as "facts" . Photos of… Read more "From NCERT Jokebook : British became all India power in 1765"
A list of more than seventy battles fought under Chhatrapati Sambhaji against Mughals , Siddi, Portuguese etc
The years between 1670 and 1672 are perhaps the turning point in India’s history. Chhatrapati Shivaji began a grand counter offensive against the Mughals that saw more than… Read more "Chhatrapati Shivaji – Battle of Salher"
A long drawn battle took place between the British East India Company and the Marathas under Nana Phadnavis in the monsoon of 1780 for the control of… Read more "Marathas v/s British , Haji Malang (Shri Malanggad) 1780 ."
The long war between the Mughals and Marathas which had started around the time Chhatrapati Shivaji died, had continued for nine long years under Chhatrapati Sambhaji. (Read… Read more "Santaji Ghorpade and Dhanaji Jadhav – The Maratha War of Independence (1680 – 1707)"
A small note explaining how the proud capital of the Marathas finally went to the British.... By November 1817 Bajirao II decided to go to war against… Read more "The Fall of Raigad – May 1818"
This post alludes to Peshwa Bajirao’s attack on Delhi in the spring of 1737 – the first time that Maratha armies actually attacked the Mughal capital. Background… Read more "Peshwa Bajirao v/s Mughals – Delhi , 1737 !"
The Marathas and British clashed in the Bhor ghat ... Lonavala , Khandala etc became battlefields !
The battle of Kharda took place in March 1795 , ending up in a resounding win for the Marathas . It is notable mainly for two reasons… Read more "Battle of Kharda (1795) – Maratha Confederacy v/s Nizam of Hyderabad."