Tipu Jayanti

Considering proposal to remove Tipu Sultan's name from textbooks: Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa

On October 28, Karnataka Education Minister Suresh Kumar had directed the Managing Director of Karnataka Textbook Society, seeking a report in three days on BJP MLA Appachu Ranjan's proposal to remove the references of Tipu Sultan from history textbooks.

Oct 30, 2019, 18:57 PM IST

Karnataka government gets caught in cross-fire over Tipu Jayanti celebrations

While BJP has maintained its attack on the state government for celebrating Tipu Jayanti, the absence of CM and deputy CM from the celebrations has left supporters of the event miffed.

Nov 10, 2018, 18:46 PM IST

Karnataka Tipu Jayanti live updates: CM Kumaraswamy stays away as state celebrates amid protests

The shutdown has been called by various organisations, including the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Codava National Council. 

Nov 10, 2018, 09:45 AM IST

Tipu Jayanti: Kumaraswamy to skip celebrations, Section 144 in several areas of Karnataka

Section 144 will come into place in the cities of Hubli and Dharwad as well as the district of Kodagu from 0600hrs on Saturday till 0700hrs on Sunday.

Nov 09, 2018, 20:09 PM IST

Day ahead of Tipu Jayanti celebrations, Karnataka BJP workers protest event

The state BJP, meanwhile, has urged the government to drop its decision to celebrate Tipu Jayanti and not to stand on "prestige" or "ego".

Nov 09, 2018, 15:21 PM IST

How are BJP, Congress different? Yogi Adityanath claims one worships Hanuman, the other Tipu Sultan

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday slammed the Congress and its newly-elected president Rahul Gandhi saying that they are going to meet the same fate they met in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh in the recently concluded assembly elections. 

Dec 22, 2017, 12:08 PM IST

Tipu Sultan Jayanti today: Live updates

Bengaluru has come under a thick security blanket in the wake of the controversial 'Tipu Jayanti' celebrations organised across the state by the government on Friday to mark the birth anniversary of the 18th century ruler of the Mysore Kingdom.

Nov 12, 2017, 08:57 AM IST

Tipu Sultan Jayanti today; Bengaluru gets tight security cover

Tipu Jayanti is being observed since 2015 following a government decision, which had triggered a major row and caused violence in Kodagu district that year.

Nov 10, 2017, 08:11 AM IST

Bengaluru cops restricts all processions on Tipu Jayanti in Karnaraka

The Bengaluru Police restricted all kinds of the public procession in Karnataka on Friday to prevent untoward incidents on the occasion of Tipu Jayanti.   

Nov 09, 2017, 15:27 PM IST

BJP, RSS workers protest in Bengaluru against Tipu Jayanti celebrations

In the wake of the Karnataka government planning to celebrate Tipu Jayanti on November 10, the Bharatiya Jayanti Party (BJP) and RSS men on Wednesday staged a demonstration at Bengaluru's Town Hall. 

Nov 08, 2017, 11:48 AM IST

Amid BJP protests, Tipu Jayanti held in low-key manner by Karnataka government

Amid state-wide protests by BJP, the Karnataka government on Thursday observed "Tipu Jayanti" in a low-key manner as Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said the rival party opposed the event for political gains and narrow considerations and termed it as "religious fanatic".

Nov 10, 2016, 22:41 PM IST

Tipu Sultan a monarch, not freedom fighter, observes Karnataka HC

BJP has expressed its strong opposition to 'Tipu Jayanti'.

Nov 02, 2016, 19:12 PM IST

Tipu was 'Aurangzeb' of South, says 'Panchjanya'

It suggested that government should steer clear of birth anniversaries of controversial fighures and instead celebrate jayantis of Muslim personalities.

Nov 23, 2015, 23:48 PM IST

'Tipu Jayanti' violence: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah orders probe

A local Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader died and several others, including policemen, were injured in the violence on Tuesday.

Nov 12, 2015, 09:18 AM IST

Was Tipu Sultan a freedom fighter or intolerant ruler? Controversy in Karnataka on birth anniversary

The erstwhile King of Mysore is widely regarded as a freedom fighter who fought the initial independence wars against the British.

Nov 10, 2015, 11:32 AM IST