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Tipu Sultan


Streetwise Kolkata: Tipu Sultan Road -- One of the many legacies of Mysore ruler in a city he never saw

February 26, 2021 3:07 pm

Several of Tipu Sultan's descendants continue to live in Kolkata, unnoticed and ignored, far removed from the grandeur of heritage structures and streets named after the ruler.

Noor Inayat Khan first Indian-origin woman to get memorial plaque in London

August 29, 2020 4:13 pm

Remembering Noor, Basu said, when Noor Inayat Khan left this house on her last mission, she would have never dreamed that one day she would become a symbol of bravery.

What's in a name? It's a tough call with Tipu Sultan, Limca, Corona and Covid

May 14, 2020 3:48 pm

It's not just Elon Musk's baby, there's also Tipu Sultan, Adolf Lu Hitler Marak, twins Covid and Corona, among others. If you’re considering an unusual name for your baby, here is some food for thought!

Tipu Sultan chapters to be retained in Karnataka textbooks next academic year

January 21, 2020 1:21 pm

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa-led government will form a committee that would take a decision to add both the positive and negative sides of Tipu Sultan in textbooks.

Tipu Sultan in Malabar: Layered perspectives on a complex personality

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?

On the loose: Never one story

November 03, 2019 10:51 pm

Single perspective narratives are confusing for students

May drop Tipu Sultan chapter from school books, says BSY

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.

Explained: How to read Tipu Sultan's place in history

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?

Chapters glorifying Tipu Sultan to be removed from textbooks: Yediyurappa

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."

Top news today evening: Haryana looks at post-poll scenarios, latest Tipu Sultan row, and more

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.