January 27, 2022 10:15 am
Tipu Sultan is at the centre of controversy in Mumbai with the BJP claiming a Congress leader is planning to rename a playground in a Muslim dominated locality after the Mysore king. What is the stand of the MVA on the issue?
January 18, 2022 6:52 pm
The seer, who belongs to Kalika mutt located in Arasikere, was arrested after a complaint was filed by Yathiraju, a security supervisor of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).
July 18, 2021 8:39 am
The opposition to the naming of the garden is seen as an attempt by the BJP to pin down the Shiv Sena on the issue of Hindutva. However, the Sena’s measured stand on the issue is largely due to the realpolitik of local pressures and compulsions.
July 16, 2021 9:05 am
The Shiv Sena-led Market and Garden Committee has now sent back the proposal to the civic administration for reconsideration.
July 15, 2021 4:46 pm
Spokesperson of Hindu Janajagruti Samiti Dr Uday Dhuri said the garden should be named after kings like Shivaji Maharaj who treated all religions equally.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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?