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Three dead, several injured during Jallikattu events across Tamil Nadu

January 17, 2020 8:12 pm

With the Tamil Nadu government taking precautions this year to reduce casualties, more than 2,000 police personnel were deployed at Alanganallur to ensure security and crowd management during the event. Several ambulances were also stationed around the arena.

Escape to the Hills

November 07, 2019 12:34 am

The 8th edition of Dharamshala International Film Festival is ready with an eclectic line-up of movies.

Jallikattu: Two killed, 30 injured during festival in Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai

January 21, 2019 10:34 am

In 2014, the Supreme Court banned the sport citing animal cruelty and safety issues. The Tamil Nadu government lifted the ban in 2017.

Is Jallikattu cultural right: Constitution bench to decide

February 03, 2018 5:41 am

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice R F Nariman on Friday referred a petition challenging the Centre’s January 7, 2016 notification and the January 2017 Tamil Nadu amendment to The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act allowing the bull-taming sport.

SC refers pleas against Jallikattu to Constitution bench

February 02, 2018 12:58 pm

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice R F Nariman framed five questions to be adjudicated on by the Constitution bench. Jallikattu, also known Eruthazhuvuthal, is a bull-taming sport played in Tamil Nadu as part of the Pongal harvest festival.

First ever 'Jallikattu' held in Coimbatore

January 28, 2018 8:32 pm

During 'pooja' done for setting up the 'vadivasal' (the entrance through which the bulls are let into the playing arena) last week, Velumani had termed it a 'historic event' as it would be first time the traditional sport was being held at Coimbatore.

Tamil Nadu: One killed in Jallikattu, two gored to death in other bull-taming sport 

January 16, 2018 6:37 pm

The sport, synonymous with Pongal festivities in this region, returned in its full traditional gaiety during the festive period after a gap of three seasons, last year.

Jallikattu: 19-year-old spectator gored by bull in Madurai event

January 16, 2018 1:02 pm

Jallikattu 2018: The top court, which refused to put a stay on the practice had reprimanded the state government for failing to maintain the law and order situation during recent protests in the state.

Supreme Court reserves order on Jallikattu, bullock cart racing

December 13, 2017 1:53 am

The CJI said the petitions raised three important questions. First, whether it can be a cultural right — and whether the Constitution recognises such cultural rights.

SC issues notice to Tamil Nadu on PETA's plea on Jallikattu

November 06, 2017 7:34 pm

Jallikattu, also known Eruthazhuvuthal, is a bull-taming sport played in Tamil Nadu as part of the Pongal harvest festival.

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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.