November 06, 2019 10:31 pm
The court has asked the state to decide on the matter in two months. "It should not look like the decision was taken arbitrarily," the bench observed.
October 25, 2019 6:01 pm
While 'Hazrat Tipu Sultan Jayanti' has been officially celebrated on November 10 in Karnataka since 2015, widespread protests and heated debates led by leaders of Congress and BJP has become a common affair in Karnataka politics.
November 20, 2018 6:40 pm
Last year, a controversy erupted after Karnataka government decided to observe Tipu Jayanti to mark his birthday, as right-wing organisations protested against the move and even called for a bandh.
November 13, 2018 8:02 pm
Santosh Thammaiah employed with the daily, "Hosa Digantha", was arrested Monday night under Indian Penal Code section 295(A) (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings), police said.
November 08, 2018 3:45 pm
Yeddyurappa's remarks come three days after a government committee under the leadership of Kannada and Culture Minister Jayamala decided that the state would celebrate Tipu Jayanti on November 10 like past years.
November 05, 2018 4:01 am
Last year, a division bench of the Karnataka High Court rejected a plea to prevent celebration of the Tipu Sultan birth anniversary. A case has been filed again in the high court this year and the matter is posted for hearing on November 9.
November 04, 2018 10:12 pm
"BJP has been trying to disturb communal harmony on the Tipu Jayanti issue. We will not allow them to do it. Any attempt to disrupt law and order will be dealt with an iron hand," Deputy Chief minister G Parameshwara said.
November 11, 2017 3:28 am
Birht anniversary celebrations of 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan by the Congress government in Karnataka passed off without any major incident on Friday.
November 10, 2017 5:24 pm
The Congress government regards Tipu Sultan as a patriot, who fought against the British. In contrary, the views of the BJP and the RSS are completely different from those of the state government, who regard the 18th-century ruler as a tyrant monarch for being biased against Hindus.
November 10, 2017 12:50 pm
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