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Culture & sports: Jallikattu ends in Tamil Nadu after a grand four-day show

January 18, 2023 4:33 pm

In a few instances, the men won over the bulls. However, the bulls were no lesser either and many outwitted the men and bagged prizes at the end of the day.

Chennai News highlights: Tamil Nadu governor R N Ravi issues clarification on 'Tamizhagam' row

January 20, 2023 7:24 am

Chennai News highlights: In the release from Raj Bhavan, the Governor said that he used the word 'Tamizhagam' in a historical-cultural context. He further clarified that he felt 'Tamizhagam' was a more appropriate expression.

Two die at Jallikattu event in Madurai, CM Stalin announced Rs 3 lakh solatium

January 17, 2023 7:15 am

While one of the deceased was a bull tamer at the Palamedu Jallikattu event, the other was a spectator at a jallikattu organised in Tiruchirapalli.

Winners of Aviniyapuram Jallikattu walk away with car, bike, gold and silver

January 17, 2023 6:47 am

The Aviniyapuram Jallikattu was inaugurated by Madurai MP Su Venkatesan, DMK Cabinet ministers PTR Palanivel Thiagarajan, and P Moorthy.

Jallikattu season begins in Tamil Nadu; over 35 people injured in Pudukkottai

January 10, 2023 7:13 am

More than 300 bulls were released into the sporting arena one after the other in Thachankurichi village of Pudukkottai and at least 500 tamers vied with each other to dominate the bulls.

SC reserves verdict on batch of pleas against bull-taming sport Jallikattu

December 08, 2022 4:42 pm

The top court had earlier said the petitions challenging the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Tamil Nadu Amendment) Act, 2017 needed to be decided by a larger bench since they involved substantial questions relating to interpretation of the Constitution.

How 'Jallikattu' necessary for preserving native breed of bulls? SC asks Tamil Nadu

December 01, 2022 7:49 pm

A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice K M Joseph also asked the state whether an animal can be used, as in “jallikattu”, for the entertainment of humans.

When law bans cruelty, there can't be amending Act perpetuating cruelty: Jallikattu petitioners tell SC

November 30, 2022 3:43 pm

Arguing before a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice K M Joseph, senior advocate Sidharth Luthra, appearing for some of the petitioners, said the Constitution recognises that cruelty to animals is an activity which ought not to be perpetuated.

‘It’s all about respect’: A transwoman’s journey to empowerment through Jallikattu

January 17, 2022 2:25 pm

🔴 Thirty-year-old Sindhamani is no ordinary bull owner at the famed Alanganallur Jallikattu which is taking place on Monday. Having worked her way out of poverty and braved taunts before she was able to make a name for herself in the sport, today she stands tall as her bulls have proved their mettle and have given her the respect and acceptance she deserves in society.

Kongu land and Rekla: How rearing bulls for race is an art

January 16, 2022 12:15 pm

Fans lament Covid curbs on the sport in Pongal season, wish govt treated it like jallikattu


Tamil Nadu preps up for Jallikattu

January 01, 2023 12:14 pm

Jallikattu: The bull-taming festival takes place in Tamil Nadu

January 16, 2018 12:59 pm

Jallikattu is a traditional harvest festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu in which participants attempt to tame a bull. One such event was held at Palamedu in Madurai. It is one of the three prominent Jallikattu events in the state besides Alanganallur and Avaniyapuram.

Jallikattu: Everything you need to know about the controversial sport, and more

January 12, 2016 2:12 pm

Jallikattu verdict: The Supreme Court will hear appeals against the Centre’s decision to allow the sport on Pongal in Tamil Nadu.