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Amit Shah flays Karnataka government for celebrating Tipu Jayanti 

Shah also asked the other backward classes (OBCs) to vote out the Siddaramaiah government in the upcoming elections.

published on : 26th February 2018

After Karnataka, Delhi hit by Tipu Sultan row as CM Arvind Kejriwal unveils portrait on Republic Day

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on the occasion of Republic Day, uncovered Tipu Sultan’s portrait among 70 other personalities, including revolutionaries, freedom fighters, and heroes.

published on : 27th January 2018

Karnataka BJP leader Sreenivas Prasad speaks out against MoS Anantkumar Hegde

Prasad exhorted the party higher-ups to restrain those leaders within the organisation who have been commenting on the Constitution.

published on : 30th December 2017

Karnataka government celebrates Tipu Jayanti amidst several protests across the state

The state government has also imposed prohibitory orders in the Kodagu district, which has been the center of opposition to the celebrations.

published on : 10th November 2017

Tipu Jayanti celebrations: Section 144 imposed; Over 150 BJP protestors detained in Karnataka's Kodagu, Hubli

BJP workers who took part in anti-Tipu Jayanti protests in Karnataka's Hubli and Kodagu today were detained by police in both places, reported news agency ANI.

published on : 10th November 2017

Thick security in Bengaluru ahead of 'Tipu Jayanti' event

No procession will be allowed in the city that is related to Tipu Jayanti, except for the one organised by the state government, according to police.

published on : 9th November 2017

Karnataka High Court adjourns hearing of PIL challenging Tipu Jayanti to 7th November

The Chief Justice said the celebration had to be contrary to law for them to intervene and observed that the main grounds for the PIL were whether the expenditure on the event was permissible by law.

published on : 3rd November 2017

To celebrate anti-colonial struggle, celebrate Tipu: Irfan Habib on legacy celebrations row

The eminent historian said it would be "unfair" to dub Tipu Sultan a tyrant and said he was "certainly a very important figure in the Indian resistance to Britain".

published on : 29th October 2017

BJP plans seven Modi rallies in Karnataka before Election Commission announces election dates

While Prime Minister Modi will kick-start the preparations for Karnataka Assembly elections on October 29 from Bidar, the BJP chief Amit Shah will flag off a Yatra from Bangalore.

published on : 25th October 2017

BJP to oppose Tipu fete, Siddaramaiah warns troublemakers

A confrontation is brewing over the Tipu Jayanti celebrations even as the state government is preparing for it in a big way on November 10 brushing aside the threats from Bharatiya Janata Party.

published on : 25th October 2017

Tipu Sultan's descendents slam union minister Anantkumar Hegde, plan legal action

The descendants of Tipu Sultan today slammed Union minister Anantkumar Hegde for his alleged "derogatory" remarks against the 18th century Mysore ruler.

published on : 23rd October 2017

We name our dogs after Tipu in Kodagu: BJP leader Addanda Cariyappa

Speaking at the anti-Tipu celebrations held, Cariyappa demanded the state government to cancel the state-sponsored event.

published on : 23rd October 2017

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah to BJP: Didn’t BS Yeddyurappa celebrate Tipu Jayanti?

The Chief Minister said the government will go ahead with Tipu Jayanti celebration and added that there is no need to seek anybody's permission for that.

published on : 22nd October 2017

Don’t add our names in Tipu Jayanti invite: BJP MPs in Karnataka

A fresh round of controversy is brewing over the Tipu Jayanti celebration in the state with BJP MPs asking the state government to keep them out of the November 10 event.

published on : 22nd October 2017

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah condemns Hegde for refusing to participate in Tipu Jayanti celebration

Siddaramaiah said the invitation will be sent out to all the central and state leaders and added that it is up to them to accept or not.

published on : 21st October 2017