Most Important Battles and Wars in the Indian History :
Battle of Jhelum of hydaspes : It was fought between Alexan-der and Ruler of Jhelum and Chenab . Victory embraced Alexander .
Battle of Kalinga (261 BC) : Ashoka defeated the King of Kalinga. Later on King Ashoka became a Buddhist .
First Battle of Tarain (1191 AD) : Prithvi Raj Chauhan defeated Mohammed Ghori .
Second Battle of Tarain (1192 AD) : Mohammed Ghori defeated Prithvi Raj Chauhan .
First Battle of Panipat (1526 AD) : Babar defeated Ibrahim Lodhi . This war laid the foundation of the Mughal Rule in India .
Second Battle of Panipat (1556 AD) : Akbar defeated Hemu ( the Hindu Generel ) .
Battle of Kanwah (1527 AD) : Babar defeated Rana Sanga of Mewar. This Battle resulted in the powerful Rajput confedency .
Battle of Haldighati ( 1576 AD) : 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 AD) : Lord Clive defeated Siraj-ud-Daula supported by the French forces .
Third Battle of Panipat (1761 AD) : Fought between Ahmad Shah Abdali and Marathas . Ahmad Shah Abdali defeated Marathas .
Battle of Wandiwash (1760 AD) : The English defeated French .
Battle of Buxar ( 1764 ) : The Combined forces of Mir Kasim and Nawab of Oudh were defeated at Buxar . The English became supreme in India .
Battle of Cheelianwala (1849 AD) : The East India Company defeated the Sikhs led by Sher Singh .
Burmese War ( 1885 AD) : As a result of this war, the whole of Burma was occupied by the English and a made a part of India .
Indo-Pak War (1965 AD) : Pakistan attacked india to occupy Kashmir .It continued for three weeks and was brought to a stop by a call for cease-fire by the Security Council .
Indo-Pak War (1971 AD) : Pakistan attacked India on December 3, 1971 . India retailed strongly and forcefully . India defeated Pakistan on all fronts . Pakistan Army surrendered to Indian Armed forces and Bangladesh Forces in Eastern Sector .