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Is Jallikattu cultural right: Constitution bench to decide

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

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

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 

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.

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

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

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

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

View From The Right: The Indian way

The cover story in Organiser, ‘Beyond Beef’, comments on the ongoing controversy over the proposed ban on the trading of cattle and buffaloes for slaughter.

No stay on Jallikattu act, but SC raps Tamil Nadu govt for protests against ban

Refusing to put a stay on the new Jallikattu act, the apex court agreed to examine the new law by the Tamil Nadu government that allowed the bull taming sport.

Animal Welfare Board moves SC challenging Tamil Nadu's new law allowing Jallikattu

The petitions come in the backdrop of the Tamil Nadu assembly, in a special session, passing an amendment bill to conduct Jallikattu in the state without any hurdles replacing an ordinance that was promulgated earlier.

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