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Tipu Sultan dreams of faith, conquest — and a free country
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Tipu Sultan dreams of faith, conquest — and a free country

From Tipu Sultan's writings about his own dreams, it becomes evident that the ruler's hours of sleep were as devoted to the cause of freedom as the hours while he was awake

After outcry, BS Yediyurappa govt puts on hold syllabus that dropped Tipu Sultan from Class 7 textbooks
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After outcry, BS Yediyurappa govt puts on hold syllabus that dropped Tipu Sultan from Class 7 textbooks

Chapters that deal with the advent of Christianity and Islam in India are among the ones have been dropped from the state board's syllabus.

Once a Mysorean military base, Sultan Bathery's Jain temple bears witness to the tribulations of Wayanad and its people
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Once a Mysorean military base, Sultan Bathery's Jain temple bears witness to the tribulations of Wayanad and its people

Sultan Bathery's Jain temple has seen the changing fortunes of Wayanad, from its position on Jain cultural networks, to the region's invasion by Tipu Sultan, to the large scale settlement of Malayalis in the modern era.

Karnataka HC directs state govt to reconsider decision to cancel Tipu Sultan birth anniversary celebrations on 10 Nov
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Karnataka HC directs state govt to reconsider decision to cancel Tipu Sultan birth anniversary celebrations on 10 Nov

The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to reconsider its decision to cancel the birth anniversary celebrations of Tipu Sultan, the controversial 18th century ruler of the erstwhile Mysore Kingdom, but declined to stay the order.

BS Yediyurappa's plan to erase Tipu Sultan from textbooks in Karnataka smacks of brazen belief to alter history when expedient
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BS Yediyurappa's plan to erase Tipu Sultan from textbooks in Karnataka smacks of brazen belief to alter history when expedient

If Tipu’s legacy has been to create a deeply divisive people, erasing his name won’t solve the problem and automatically bring those people together. Instead, why not revisit the past with fresh eyes and chronicle it objectively?

Karnataka govt considering proposal to remove Tipu Sultan's name from school textbooks, says BS Yediyurappa
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Karnataka govt considering proposal to remove Tipu Sultan's name from school textbooks, says BS Yediyurappa

'About Tipu Jayanti, we are going to drop everything. We are also thinking about dropping everything in the textbooks about him,' BS Yediyurappa said.

Collection of rare books and manuscripts spanning a period of nearly 400 years to be auctioned online
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Collection of rare books and manuscripts spanning a period of nearly 400 years to be auctioned online

Books, maps and manuscripts from the twilight years of Indian ruler Tipu Sultan will be among the collection of rare books that will go under the hammer.

On Twitter, Shashi Tharoor praises Imran Khan for paying tribute to Tipu Sultan: BJP, Congress accuse each other of appeasement politics
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On Twitter, Shashi Tharoor praises Imran Khan for paying tribute to Tipu Sultan: BJP, Congress accuse each other of appeasement politics

A tweet by Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan on Tipu Sultan's death anniversary, which triggered a war of words between the Congress and BJP on 5 May, has been brought to the forefront again with Congress leader Shashi Tharoor praising Imran for paying tribute to 'a great Indian hero'

Bengaluru’s romance with her trees, from the era of kings to present times
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Bengaluru’s romance with her trees, from the era of kings to present times

From Kempegowda to Tipu Sultan, to modern botanical heroes like Gustav Krumbiegel and SG Neginhal, Bengaluru's identity as a Garden City has been dedicately preserved and developed by those who planted and saved trees — both Indian and alien

Imran Khan says Tipu Sultan is his 'hero', but for the sake of peace, Pakistan PM should look at Jinnah as his role model
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Imran Khan says Tipu Sultan is his 'hero', but for the sake of peace, Pakistan PM should look at Jinnah as his role model

Imran Khan must remember that it was Tipu Sultan's own army general Mir Sadiq who partly did him in. If the Pakistan prime minister insists on idolising Tipu, he must watch out for Mir Sadiqs in his country's army.

Tipu Jayanti: Siddaramaiah rebukes Kumaraswamy for skipping event, says 'compromises needed for public good'
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Tipu Jayanti: Siddaramaiah rebukes Kumaraswamy for skipping event, says 'compromises needed for public good'

In a thinly veiled comment to Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, former chief minister Siddaramaiah said, "Sometimes compromises need to be made for the public good. Even I could have, but I do not compromise on the fundamental doctrine of secularism."

BJP claims success in Tipu Sultan Jayanti showdown against Congress as JD(S) leaders sit out of celebrations
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BJP claims success in Tipu Sultan Jayanti showdown against Congress as JD(S) leaders sit out of celebrations

The Karnataka government celebrated Tipu Sultan's birth anniversary on Saturday amid tight security despite stringent opposition by BJP and other organisations

Karnataka govt observes Tipu Jayanti amid heavy security; BJP says HD Kumaraswamy hiding as he can't justify supporting 'fanatic'
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Karnataka govt observes Tipu Jayanti amid heavy security; BJP says HD Kumaraswamy hiding as he can't justify supporting 'fanatic'

The Karnataka government celebrated Tipu Jayanti on Saturday, bringing the state under a thick security blanket amid threats of protest by the BJP, Sangh Parivar and Kodava organisations

Tipu Sultan Jayanti 2018 LIVE updates: HD Kumaraswamy playing 'hide and seek', can't justify support for 'fanatic' like Tipu, says BJP
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Tipu Sultan Jayanti 2018 LIVE updates: HD Kumaraswamy playing 'hide and seek', can't justify support for 'fanatic' like Tipu, says BJP

Tipu Sultan Jayanti 2018 LIVE updates: Continuing its attack on Karnataka HD Kumaraswamy, the BJP said that the chief minister cannot justify his decision of celebrating a fanatic. The party shared footage of Kumaraswamy first opposing Tipu Jayanti and then embracing it, and said that he cannot be playing "hide and seek."

BJP stages protests in Bengaluru, Mysuru and Kodagu day ahead of Tipu Jayanti; security tightened across Karnataka
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BJP stages protests in Bengaluru, Mysuru and Kodagu day ahead of Tipu Jayanti; security tightened across Karnataka

The BJP appealed to the government to drop the Tipu Sultan birth anniversary celebrations and staged demonstrations at several places including Bengaluru, Mysuru and Kodagu, in the state.

Tipu Sultan Jayanti: Tempers flare in Kodagu as Karnataka govt's intent puts Congress, BJP on collision course
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Tipu Sultan Jayanti: Tempers flare in Kodagu as Karnataka govt's intent puts Congress, BJP on collision course

District in-charge minister SR Mahesh chaired a meeting in Madikeri on Wednesday to discuss Tipu Jayanti arrangements during which he appealed for people to co-operate with the administration in celebrating the event peacefully.

Appropriating Tipu Sultan: 'Intolerant' Mysuru ruler no different to current politicians, so why the hype
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Appropriating Tipu Sultan: 'Intolerant' Mysuru ruler no different to current politicians, so why the hype

Watching these conflicting narratives from the sidelines are the descendants of Tipu Sultan, headed by Asif Ali. Ali said, "We are worried about certain segments of the society attributing wrong things to the Sultan and accusing him of violence and subjugation; we watch this with tearful eyes and a heavy heart."

Name Haj Bhavan in Bengaluru after APJ Abdul Kalam and not Tipu Sultan, says BJP leader KG Bopaiah
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Name Haj Bhavan in Bengaluru after APJ Abdul Kalam and not Tipu Sultan, says BJP leader KG Bopaiah

The row over plans to rename 'Haj Bhavan' in Bengaluru after Tipu Sultan, an 18th century ruler of Mysore kingdom continued,with BJP leader KG Bopaiah saying his party wanted it renamed after late president.

Rahul Gandhi turns 48: Congress chief, who once said 'power is poison', should focus on party rather than on 'hate Modi' mission
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Rahul Gandhi turns 48: Congress chief, who once said 'power is poison', should focus on party rather than on 'hate Modi' mission

A better thing for Rahul Gandhi to do will be to spend more time in nurturing the party and give us a straight fight, with a positive, alternate agenda in 2024.