November 08, 2019 7:15 am
When such multiple shades of a historical figure exist, it becomes difficult to label him, especially in polarising times. Was Tipu a nationalist hero? Was he a freedom fighter? Or was he a tyrant?
November 03, 2019 10:51 pm
Single perspective narratives are confusing for students
October 31, 2019 3:38 am
On July 30, the Kannada and Culture department of the state had ordered the cancellation of Tipu Jayanti celebrations on the basis of a letter from Virajpet BJP MLA K G Bopaiah — the constituency lies in the Kodagu region.
October 31, 2019 7:38 am
The Karnataka government wants to "remove" Tipu Sultan from textbooks. Why has the government announced such a step? How then should the historical figure of Tipu Sultan be assessed today?
October 30, 2019 5:56 pm
Soon after, BJP Karnataka tweeted: "...textbooks must be rewritten to portray the real Tipu Sultan to our children. They should be made aware of the Tyrant's cruelty against Hindus & his anti-Kannada rule."
October 25, 2019 5:35 pm
From Dushyant Chautala keeping his options open to Mamata Banerjee jogging on International Day of Climate Action, here are the top evening headlines of the day.
October 23, 2019 8:33 pm
The MLA alleged that Tipu had also changed the names of many towns and localities and gave them Persian names.
September 27, 2019 7:10 am
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.
July 30, 2019 8:57 pm
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.
July 09, 2019 8:57 am
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.
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