Tipu Sultan

Bommai’s legacy battles in Karnataka

After the I-Day spat, and in a sequel to the tit-for-tat killings just weeks ago, clashes are breaking out over idols, ideology and ideologues.

published on : 18th August 2022

Savarkar-Tipu poster row: Shivamogga police register two FIRs

The Doddapete police registered a case against 8-10 unknown people for placing Savarkar’s poster at Ameer Ahmed Circle.

published on : 18th August 2022

Names of Tipu Sultan, Rani Channamma ‘go missing’ from fort gates

Former opposition leader in the BBMP Council Abdul Wajid said, “Both the district administration and BBMP are responsible for this.

published on : 17th August 2022

Shivamogga stabbing: Main accused shot in leg

The total number of arrests made in the case have now climbed to four.

published on : 17th August 2022

Tipu-Savarkar poster row: Normal life paralysed in Shivamogga

By and large, the city remained calm on Tuesday.

published on : 17th August 2022

Prohibitory orders clamped in Shivamogga city over Savarkar-Tipu Sultan banner row

BJP and Hindu groups staged a protest demanding that they be allowed to install Savarkar's picture and wanted action against the other group for insulting their icon.

published on : 16th August 2022

Section 144 imposed in Karnataka's Shivamogga following tension over Savarkar portrait

One group objected to Savarkar portrait at a shopping mall and tried to keep Tipu Sultan's image in its place. This led to verbal duel with another group.

published on : 15th August 2022

BSY condemns disrespect to Savarkar flex, mum on Tipu poster  

DKS slams BJP govt, says people of all communities fought for country’s freedom

published on : 15th August 2022

Yediyurappa condemns disrespect to Savarkar portrait; refuses to comment on Tipu poster removal

Yediyurappa told reporters at his residence here on Sunday that the youths committed an unforgivable offence by forcing the removal of Savarkar’s portrait at an exhibition.

published on : 14th August 2022

Revisiting the life of Tipu Sultan

History books give us an idea of Tipu Sultan and several accounts of this Mysore ruler’s valiance and bravery.

published on : 26th July 2022

Security beefed up in Karnataka's Srirangapatna over VHP's call for puja at mosque 

Prohibitory orders have been imposed in the temple town under section 144 of the CrPC to prevent any protest or procession from taking place.

published on : 4th June 2022

Will land donated by Tipu Sultan to temples be given back if Muslims ask?: HDK

On the JDS stand in the Jamia Masjid controversy, he said, “Instead of worrying and reclaiming these temples, the focus must be on people’s welfare and livelihood.”

published on : 26th May 2022

We are only changing what was false in textbooks: Experts

Rohith Chakrathirtha and development educationist Prof Niranjanaradhya talk to Ashwini M Sripad on the boiling issue.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Karnataka: ‘Not cut, added information on Shaheed in text’

The committee has also introduced additional information on Shaheed Bhagat Singh and Swami Vivekananda in the revised Kannada first language textbook for Class 10,

published on : 18th May 2022

Some lessons on Tipu Sultan to be removed from Karnataka textbooks: BC Nagesh

Tipu Sultan lessons will remain in the school textbooks but only inappropriate parts of it will be removed, said Primary and Secondary Education Minister BC Nagesh.

published on : 20th April 2022

Tipu Sultan chapters to stay in Karnataka school books, but may be toned down

If the Education Department takes the report into consideration, the changes will be implemented in textbooks from classes 1 to 10 in the coming academic year.

published on : 26th March 2022

Where Tipu Worshipped  

At this temple, people offer tiny body parts crafted in silver as a prayer when they have health issues

published on : 20th March 2022