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Tipu Sultan

Three days into power, BJP govt in Karnataka scraps 'Tipu Jayanti'

'Tipu Jayanti' celebrations were initiated by Siddaramaiah led Cong as an annual affair on November 10, 2015 amid opposition from the BJP.

30 Jul 2019 6:17 PM

Pak PM’s tweet on Tipu sparks battle of words

Siddaramaiah’s comment came in the wake of Mr Khan’s tweet on Tipu Sultan, the 18th-century ruler of the erstwhile Mysore kingdom.

06 May 2019 1:34 AM

Siddaramaiah, Chandrasekhar tangles in war of words over Pak PM's Tipu Sultan tweet

Paying tribute to Tipu Sultan, Khan tweeted, saying he admired him because 'he died fighting for freedom than live a life of enslavement'.

05 May 2019 7:19 PM

Epic proportions in mythology

A day trek to this historically rich village is a must-do for all those seaching for peace and quiet...

18 Dec 2018 12:09 AM

Riding the Tipu tiger

In the recent Ramanagara bypoll, the JD(S) couldn’t have won without the Congress’ 35,000 Muslims.

12 Nov 2018 12:02 AM


Vikas & victory: There are no easy answers

Despite its many shortfalls, the Congress Party in Karnataka did deliver its vision of social welfare centred-development.

17 May 2018 1:52 AM

Shock defeat awaits Siddaramaiah in Mysore, says Amit Shah

Shah, who arrived in Mysore by a special flight Thursday evening, is participating in a series of events in old Mysore region.

31 Mar 2018 2:55 AM

No question of removing Tipu portrait from Delhi Assembly, says Speaker

Goel said if someone removes the portrait of Tipu Sultan from the Martyrs Memorial Gallery of the Assembly, he would take strict action.

01 Feb 2018 7:28 AM

One who idolises Tipu Sultan cannot support Hindus: BJP

Adityanath during his visit to K'taka had accused Congress of attempting to convert the state, into 'a land of Tipu Sultan worshippers'.

23 Dec 2017 7:42 AM

Of history, mythology and a court case

The problem really is the free rein given to violence and the state’s complicity in terrorising people with a different view.

22 Nov 2017 3:04 AM


The boy and the country

As for Sir Syed and Claude Martin, they represented colonialism’s positive moments but only in the interest of colonialism.

01 Nov 2017 2:50 AM

Unfair to call Tipu a tyrant, says Irfan Habib

A raging debate on Tipu Sultan’s legacy has sparked a war of words between the ruling Congress and the opposition BJP in Karnataka. 

30 Oct 2017 4:33 AM

Politics over history

Historical context isn’t always easy to establish in such political fights over legacy a couple of centuries ago.

27 Oct 2017 12:50 AM

President hails Tipu Sultan’s role, BJP sees red

Other BJP leaders also alleged the President’s speech was deliberately put on hold until the Siddaramaiah govt had vetted it and made alterations.

26 Oct 2017 3:26 AM

Prez says Tipu Sultan died 'heroic death'; BJP alleges Cong scripted speech

Kovind was addressing the joint session of Karnataka Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council on the 60th anniversary of Vidhan Soudha.

25 Oct 2017 6:56 PM


Tipu Sultan's descendant demands apology from minister for 'derogatory' remarks

Ali said he would seek necessary action for Mr Hegde's 'uncalled for' comments on Tipu, who fought against the British.

24 Oct 2017 12:13 PM

Union minister refuses to join ‘shameful’ Tipu event

Reacting to Mr Hegde’s letter, chief minister Siddaramaiah said he should not have done it as he was part of the government.

22 Oct 2017 6:27 AM

In Tipu Sultan’s birthplace

Despite the poor upkeep, the Devanahalli Fort is the perfect destination for a history enthusiast.

07 Oct 2017 12:03 AM