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

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

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

Jallikattu protests: What is the uproar in Tamil Nadu all about?

Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam met PM Narendra Modi to seek ordinance on Jallikattu ban allowing the bull-taming sport to take place during Pongal.

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

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

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

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