Ramsej thus set a pattern for the Maratha-Mughal war. It is interesting to note, that between two forts, Ramsej near Nashik and Gingee in Tamil Nadu, … Continue reading Aurangzeb and the Siege of Ramsej
It is generally assumed that India went from the Mughals to the British in the nineteenth century. Nothing could be farther than the truth. For it … Continue reading Battle of Delhi – Marathas v/s British (1803)
“ In the desperate valour with which it was contested by both sides , in the equality of the numbers engaged , and in the proportion … Continue reading Battle of Laswari – Untold chronicle of Marathas
Mughals were thought to be invincible in an open field battle. But February 1672 changed that decisively ! The years between 1670 and 1672 are perhaps a … Continue reading The Battle of Salher – 1672
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 … Continue reading 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 Continue reading Chhatrapati Sambhaji – Battles fought during Maratha War of Independence (1680 to 1707)
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 … Continue reading 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. … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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. … Continue reading Peshwa Bajirao v/s Mughals – Delhi , 1737 !