Coming of Arabs to Indian Subcontinent

After Pala and Pratihara there was not a good administrative unit in north India. So, India being a land of wealth and prosperity became victim of foreign invasion. It is very clear that whenever India became weak, it became victim Read more

Delhi Sultanate: Slave Dynasty (1206-1290 CE)

Delhi Sultanate Muhammad Ghori defeated Jaichand in Battle of Chandavar and this laid foundation of Turkish Sultanate in India. But, in this situation, the Khokkars revolted in Punjab. Muhammad Ghori suppressed this revolt. But when he was coming back to Read more

Slave Dynasty: Era of Razia and Balban

In the previous post we have read about the establishment of Delhi Sultanate by Slave Dynasty. We have read about the two important rulers of Slave Dynasty, Qutubuddin Aibak and Iltutmish. Now, we will continue with it and will read Read more

Delhi Sultanate: Khalji Dynasty (1290-1320)

Khalji Dynasty (1290-1320) After the death of Balban there was not an able ruler of Slave Dynasty. So, in 1290, Firoz (commander-in-chief of Balban) took a bold step by murdering Kaimur. From here he ascended the throne, eliminating Slave Dynasty. Read more

Alauddin Khalji: Policy of Expansion

Reign of Alauddin Khalji Alauddin Khalji was the first Sultan to occupy the large part of this country. His imperialistic approach was pragmatic. Because of which he got extensive success in his expeditions. Military of Alauddin Khalji was very powerful Read more

Reign of Firoz Shah Tughlaq

Firoz Shah Tughlaq We have read about Muhammad-Bin-Tughlaq. His reign was very controversial. So, after him, it was obvious that Empire faced many challenges. So, when Firoz Shah Tughlaq came into power Sultanate was in trouble from all the sides. Read more