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Hindutva group, BJP disrupt film shooting over rumours of Tipu Sultan biopic: Cops

The producer, S R Prabhu’s Dream Warrior Pictures, issued a statement on Thursday clarifying that the movie has nothing to do with Tipu Sultan.

Yediyurappa govt ends Tipu Jayanti celebration in Karnataka

Observed in the month of November every year, the celebration was started in 2015 as an annual event under the previous Congress government led by Siddaramaiah. In the past years, BJP has led heated protests against the Tipu Jayanti celebrations. 

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The sale of King Tutankhamun’s 3,000-year-old statue restarts debate on whether ancient artefacts belong to their country of origin

This is not the first time Egypt has demanded the return of an artefact. Neither is it likely to be the last. Countries world over, including India, have been demanding that artefacts — several of which were looted during the colonial period — be brought back to their countries of origin.

Shashi Tharoor lauds Imran Khan for Tipu Sultan tweet, BJP says his love for neighbours well known

"One thing I personally know about Imran Khan is that his interest in the shared history of the Indian subcontinent is genuine and far-reaching. He read; he cares. It is disappointing, though, that it took a Pakistani leader to remember a great Indian hero on his punyathithi," Tharoor tweeted.

Tipu Sultan's silver-mounted gun fetches 60,000 pounds at UK auction

The highlight lot, a silver-mounted 20-bore flintlock gun and bayonet from the personal armoury of the last ruler of Mysore, proved hugely popular as it attracted 14 bids before going under the hammer for 60,000 pounds.

Kolkata: Tipu Sultan’s descendants to celebrate the ruler’s birthday

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.

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Tipu Jayanti 2018 protests Highlights: CM, Dy CM skip event, BJP stages protest

Tipu Jayanti 2018 protests: The BJP had appealed to the government to drop the celebrations after the JDS-Congress coalition government had announced that Tipu Jayanti would be observed on November 10.

Karnataka govt to celebrate Tipu Jayanti tomorrow, BJP warns of protests; section 144 imposed

Security has been tightened ahead of the celebration, with the BJP warning of mounting protests in the state, and section 144 has been imposed at several places including Kodagu, Hubli and Dharwad cities from 6 am on November 10 to 7 am on November 11.

Over 1,000 'war rockets' of Tipu Sultan's era unearthed

Workers digging an old well at an areca garden at Bidanuru stumbled upon the 'iron cased' cylindrical type of rockets used during the period, a top archaeology department official said.

Communal clashes might break out in Karnataka if Haj Bhavan named after Tipu Sultan: BJP leader KG Bopaiah

"Our party leaders, including B S Yeddyurappa, who is our state BJP president, want Haj Bhavan renamed after Abdul Kalamji, instead of Tipu Sultan," Bopaiah told PTI.

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