Tipu Sultan`s ring auctioned in London

A ring belonging to 18th century ruler of Mysore Tipu Sultan has been auctioned in London amidst a controversy over the piece of jewellery, a media report said Friday.

Tipu Sultan was a model ruler, says Maulana Saud Alam Qasmi

A good ruler should be identified "not by the size of his chest" but by his capacity "to deliver" justice, service and love to all sections of the society, a Muslim cleric has said.

Royal Mail issues stamp of WW II heroine Noor Inayat Khan

In a rare honour, Britain`s Royal Mail has issued a postage stamp of Noor Inayat Khan, the Indian-origin World War II heroine, who was a descendant of Tipu Sultan.

Mahatma Gandhi relics to be auctioned in Britain

Over 60 rare items belonging to Mahatma Gandhi, including the spinning wheel he used when lodged at Pune`s Yerwada Jail during India`s freedom struggle, would be auctioned Nov 5 in the United Kingdom, officials said Monday.

Exquisite pieces from Imperial India on sale at Sotheby`s

A sword of Tipu Sultan, a bejewelled gold tray from the Mughal era, a miniature painting of Lord Rama and Sita are among the precious objects that will go under the hammer at Sotheby`s first-ever auction of Imperial India collection here Oct 9.

NMA gives nod to shift Tipu Sultan armoury

National Monument Authority today gave its nod to shift the 18th century armoury of Tipu Sultan, which had posed a hurdle for doubling work of the Mysore-Bangalore line near Srirangapatna.

Historic Tipu Sultan painting to be auctioned in UK

British Auction house Mullock`s are set to auction an array of Indian artifacts in the UK, some belonging to the period after the annexation of Mysore by the British, and also includes a famous painting depicting the death of former leader Tipu Sultan.

Tipu Sultan painting to be auctioned in Britain

British Auction house Mullock`s will auction an array of Indian artefacts, including a painting on Tipu Sultan, in late September, said a statement here Wednesday.

Legends of Tipu Sultan by British artist to be auctioned

The legends of Tipu Sultan depicted through artworks by Henry Singleton along with other antiquities is set to be auctioned soon.

UK’s greatest foes: Tipu Sultan, Rani of Jhansi

The poll, which includes 20 enemy commanders including
Tipu Sultan and Rani of Jhansi, seeks to find Britain`s most
formidable foes since the modern Army came into being in the
17th century.

Tipu Sultan`s gold pendant to go under hammer at Bonhams

A gem-set gold pendant from the treasury of the legendary Indian ruler Tipu Sultan will be auctioned off here next month.

Tipu`s painting fetches $1,224,184

The paintings were acquired by Captain John William Freese in 1802.

Tipu`s victory paintings to be auctioned in London

Twenty-four rare paintings depicting the famous Battle of Pollilur, in which the East India Company army surrendered to Tipu Sultan, is the piece de resistance of British auction house Sotheby`s Islamic World Sale of Art.

Tipu Sultan`s descendant to get a memorial in UK

A fitting memorial for legendary
World War II British secret agent Noor Inayat Khan, will be installed at
the Gordon Square near the house where she lived and from
where she left on her last mission to France.

Tipu Sultan throne finial to be auctioned

The previous throne finial sold at Bonhams went for 389,600 pounds.

Tipu Sultan throne finial to be auctioned

A gem-encrusted gold finial from the decorated throne of Tipu Sultan and an eyewitness account of the battle that led to his defeat at the hands of the British are being put up for auction here on October seven.

I`m a Bengali, says Tipu Sultan`s descendant

Bespectacled and grey hair brushed back, Husain Shah, 70, is the quintessential elderly Bengali man next door. But within him he carries a historic legacy, as a direct descendant of Tipu Sultan.

British MPs for Tipu Sultan descendant memorial

Twenty-two British lawmakers have backed a proposal for a memorial here for Noor Inayat Khan, a descendant of Mysore Tipu Sultan, who was awarded UK`s highest civilian honour for her role as a secret agent during the World War II.