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  • Jallikattu: Hope These Are Actors, Not Cops, Says Kamal Haasan About Chennai Videos
    Actor Kamal Haasan said today that a series of videos uploaded on social media that show policemen indulging in arson in Tamil Nadu has left him "shocked". NDTV cannot verify the authenticity of the videos, which have been tweeted by Kamal Haasan and other celebrities like actor Arvind Swamy.
  • Jallikattu: Women Hit And Arson By Cops, Show Chennai Videos Now Being Investigated
    A woman stands at a door as a policeman comes at her with a baton and hits her. Another policeman runs to the same woman and targets her. A third raises his baton too but the woman rushes indoors. This is one of the many videos shared on social media, allegedly of Chennai policemen caught in acts of violence during their action against Jallikattu protesters yesterday.
  • After Jallikattu Row, Karnataka Wants Ban Lifted On Kambala - Buffalo Race
    After protests in Tamil Nadu managed to achieve a reversal of the ban on bull-taming sport Jallikattu, many in Karnataka are demanding focus on Kambala -- a traditional sport in which water buffaloes are made to race down a track filled with mud and water.
  • Karnataka Minister, Congress Leader Evaded Taxes On Rs 162 crore, Say Officials
    Huge deposits of cash and gold have been recovered from the home of Karnataka minister, Congress's Ramesh L Jarkiholi and Laxmi R Hebbalkar, the chief of the state's women's unit of Congress, following raids by the income tax department. Rs 41 lakh in cash and 12.8 kg of gold were found during the raids at their homes in Belgaum, Gokak and Bengaluru. Officials also said there was an "admission" of undisclosed income to the tune of Rs 162 crore.
  • 'Don't Ban Anything, Just Regulate It': Kamal Haasan On Jallikattu To NDTV
    Protests over Jallikattu, the bull-taming sport, were a way for people to "vent their discontent", actor Kamal Haasan told NDTV today, as he joined a league of celebrities appealing for calm on a day the demonstrations, hailed for their discipline and order so far, turned violent in Tamil Nadu. A supporter of the traditional contest, a ban on which was nixed by the state assembly today, Mr Haasan also said courts should strive to regulate but not ban things.
  • Jallikattu: Kamal Haasan, Others Tweet Video Of Cop Setting An Auto On Fire
    A video aired on some local channels in Chennai shows a policeman setting fire to an auto-rickshaw, allegedly during today's violence that marred what had been a lengthy and peaceful campaign supporting Jallikattu, the bull-taming sport. NDTV cannot verify the authenticity of the video, which is going viral.
  • Rajinikanth Warns Jallikattu Protesters Against 'Anti-Social Elements'
    As protests in support of bull-taming festival Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu turned violent today for the first time in days, mega star Rajinikanth cautioned activists and urged them to end their campaign. The 66-year-old star said "anti-social elements" were trying to hijack the peaceful protests that "should be etched in golden letters' in Indian history.
  • Tamil Nadu Assembly Unanimously Passes Jallikattu Bill
    Amid continuing protests over jallikattu across the state, Tamil Nadu Assembly today unanimously passed an amendment bill for conducting the bull taming sport without any hindrance.
  • Jallikattu Protests Block Major Roads, Flyovers In Chennai: 10 Updates
    Jallikattu protests blocked several roads on Monday in Chennai, including its IT corridor, as protesters forced out of the Marina Beach clashed with the police in various parts of the city. After peaceful protests since Tuesday in support of the bull-taming festival, clashes erupted for the first time today as policemen physically removed thousands from the Marina Beach - the epicenter of the protests - and in Madurai and Coimbatore. The police blamed the violence on "anti-social elements" who had insinuated themselves in the crowds and Maoist forces. In the evening, a new law to end a Supreme Court ban on Jallikattu was cleared within moments in the state assembly with bipartisan support.
  • Jallikattu: Protests Over, We Got What We Wanted, Says Marina Beach Students To NDTV
    After a morning of violence and arson at Chennai's Marina Beach, the students who rallied a week-long sit-in there in support of Jallikattu, the bull-taming sport, said that they have ended their campaign.
  • Jallikattu: Stay Calm, Kamal Haasan Appeals As Protests Turn Violent
    As protests in support of bull-taming festival Jallikattu turned violent in parts of Tamil Nadu today, especially at the epicenter Marina Beach in Chennai, a strong appeal to protesters came from RJ Balaji, a well-known radio jockey.
  • Jallikattu: 'Anti-National Elements', Not Students, Causing Chennai Violence, Say Cops
    A row of charred police cars with flames still licking their chassis, a helicopter circling above, boats treading waves with black flags - by noon, it was obvious that the coda of the peaceful mass demonstration for Jallikattu, the bull-taming sport, was robbed off the spirit of youthful fervor and integrity that won it so much admiration.
  • Jallikattu: Marina Beach, Apolitical, Peaceful Zone So Far, Sees Arson And Violence
    The nearly week-long protest of thousands at Chennai's Marina Beach was remarkable not just because of its monumental scale -very often, the head count touched 15,000, according to the police - but also because of the determination of its young leaders to keep it apolitical and peaceful.
  • As Jallikattu Resumed, 2 Trampled To Death, Dozens Injured: Foreign Media
    Two people were trampled to death and dozens wounded in southern India during the controversial bull-taming sport that resumed Sunday after tens of thousands of demonstrators mounted unprecedented pressure this week on the government to overturn a ban.
  • After Police Action At Chennai's Marina Beach, Opposition Walkout In Assembly
    Opposition parties the DMK and the Congress boycotted the Governor's address in the Tamil Nadu assembly this morning over the police action on protesters at Chennai's Marina beach who are demanding that the ban on Jallikattu, the bull taming sport, be permanently lifted.

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