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Move to rename Haj Bhavan triggers row

Proposed to be named after Tipu; BJP threatens state-wide protest if govt goes ahead with it.

published on : 23rd June 2018

Kolkata diary: Transgender gets nod to appear for UPSC exam, Tipu Sultan Mosque gets new imam and Metro tunnel nears Esplanade junction

English teacher Atri Kar has become the first transgender from West Bengal to be eligible to attend the UPSC examination under the ‘other’ category.

published on : 5th March 2018

No question of removing Tipu's portrait from Delhi Assembly: Speaker Ram Niwas Goel

Days after a BJP MLA said the portrait of Tipu Sultan would not be allowed at the Delhi Assembly, Speaker Ram Niwas Goel today said there is no question of removing it.

published on : 31st January 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

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath questions Karnataka government over beef consumption

Adityanath’s statement comes on the heels of Karnataka Assembly elections, scheduled to be held in 2018.

published on : 22nd December 2017

Eleven arrested and booked for putting objectionable poster in communally sensitive Madhya Pradesh town

A poster bearing picture resembling Tipu Sultan’s picture along with objectionable content likely to endanger communal amity was put at Khandwa town of Madhya Pradesh.

published on : 5th December 2017

Tipu, Hitler and religious tolerance

The controversial Sultan and the Nazi dictator targeted specific religions. Both fought against the British. Yet only one is reviled

published on : 11th November 2017

CM gives officials three months to process applications under Akrama-Sakrama scheme

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has directed officials of the Revenue Department to process applications submitted under Akrama-Sakrama scheme in the next three months.

published on : 8th November 2017

Hearing on PIL on Tipu Jayanti adjourned to Tuesday

The High Court adjourned hearing on public interest litigation challenging the celebration of Tipu Jayanti on November 10 by the state government to Tuesday.

published on : 4th 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

President Ram Nath Kovind calls Tipu Sultan a hero in speech in Karnataka, BJP alleges Congress interference

The saffron party has opposed the Congress government's plans for 'Tipu Jayanti' celebrations on his birth anniversary on November 10.

published on : 25th October 2017

Tipu Sultan died historic death fighting British: President Ram Nath Kovind

The President's words on Tipu Sultan come just few days after Union Minister Anantkumar Hegde, a Bharatiya Janata Party leader, had called Tipu a brutal killer.

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