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 !
The battle of Kharda took place in March 1795 , ending up in a resounding win for the Marathas . It is notable mainly for two … Continue reading Battle of Kharda (1795) – Maratha Confederacy v/s Nizam of Hyderabad.