Fort St. George in Madras, Fort William in Calcutta, Bombay Castle in western India.
tl The British adopted a policy of allying themselves with various princes and Nawabs, promising security against usurpers and rebels.
Chandernagore in West Bengal Pondicherry on Carnatic coast COLCHIN NARORA OLDEDIN GANGE FLEWy doch LAN GENERAL The French had also established an East India Company under Louis XIV and had two important stations in India
The Battle of Plassey 23rd June, 1757
The battle took place at Plassey on the banks of the Bhagirathi River, about 150 kilometres (93 mi) north of Calcutta and south of Murshidabad
Nawab Siraj-ud-daulah the last independent Nawab of Bengal, and the British East India Company.
The battle was preceded by the attack on British-controlled Calcutta by Nawab Siraj- ud-daulah and the Black Hole massacre.
The British sent reinforcements under Colonel Robert Clive and Admiral Charles Watson from Madras to Bengal and recaptured Calcutta. Colonel Robert Clive Admiral Charles Watson
The battle was waged during the Seven Year's War (1756-1763), and, in a mirror of their European rivalry, the French East India Company sent a small contingent to fight against the British.
Battle of Plassey