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'Jallikattu' - 19 News Result(s)

  • DMK Urges Tamil Nadu Government to Seek Review of Supreme Court Ban on Jallikattu

    DMK Urges Tamil Nadu Government to Seek Review of Supreme Court Ban on Jallikattu

    DMK chief M Karunanidhi today urged the Jayalalithaa Government in Tamil Nadu to seek review of the Supreme Court's verdict banning 'jallikattu', describing the popular bull taming sport as a symbol of Tamil culture.

  • Jairam Ramesh Welcomes Ban on Use of Bulls for Jallikattu Event

    Jairam Ramesh Welcomes Ban on Use of Bulls for Jallikattu Event

    Union Minister Jairam Ramesh today welcomed the Supreme Court ban on the use of bulls for the Jallikattu events or bullock-cart races across the country and expressed hope that it will put an end to a barbaric practice.

  • Man gored to death by bull at Jallikattu event in Tamil Nadu

    Man gored to death by bull at Jallikattu event in Tamil Nadu

    A 55-year-old man was gored to death outside the venue of the bull taming event in the Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu on Saturday. Around thirty others were injured in the event as well.

  • One killed, 29 injured in jallikattu

    One killed, 29 injured in jallikattu

    A spectator was killed and 29 others were injured on Saturday in a 'jallikattu' (taming of the bull sport) held at Kandupatti in the district as part of the annual Pongal festivities.

  • One dead, 67 injured in Tamil Nadu during Jallikattu events

    One dead, 67 injured in Tamil Nadu during Jallikattu events

    One person was killed during a bull taming event while 67 others, including spectators, were injured in Jallikattu events organised as part of Pongal festival across Tamil Nadu.

  • PETA demands banning of jallikattu

    PETA demands banning of jallikattu

    Demanding a ban on jallikattu, the bull-taming sport of Tamil Nadu, animal rights advocacy group PETA on Tuesday claimed a bull died after it was hit by a bus at Madurai on Monday when it ran frantically away from the venue after participants chased ...

  • 55 people injured during 'jallikattu' event

    55 people injured during 'jallikattu' event

    At least 55 people were injured in two incidents when the popular 'Jallikattu' (bull taming sport), held as part of Pongal (harvest festival), was in progress at nearby Avaniyapuram on Monday, police said.

  • Supreme Court declines to stay Jallikattu

    Supreme Court declines to stay Jallikattu

    The Supreme Court today declined to stay the Tamil Nadu's traditional bull fight Jallikattu for the forthcoming Pongal season starting from January.

  • 'Jallikattu' held in 18 villages since February

    With the High Court not granting blanket permission to conduct the famous bull-taming festival Jallikattu, the events were conducted in 18 villages since February by organisers after filing separate writ petitions, the Government said. The Madurai be...

  • Thirty seven injured in Jallikattu event

    Thirty seven injured in Jallikattu event

    Thirty seven persons were injured in the 'Jallikattu' (taming the bull) event at Thavasimadai in the district, conducted as part of St Antony's day festival, police said here today.

  • Mired in legalities, Jallikattu festival kicks off in Madurai

    Mired in legalities, Jallikattu festival kicks off in Madurai

    The traditional 'jallikattu' or taming the bull festival is being held in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district today.

  • Madras High Court permits Jallikattu this year

    Madras High Court permits Jallikattu this year

    The Madras High Court has permitted the conducting of Jallikattu, a bull-taming festival. The court has asked the state to ensure implementation of conditions stipulated by the Supreme Court.

  • Animal Welfare Board seeks quashing of order to permit J'kattu

    The Animal Welfare Board of India today filed a petition in the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court seeking quashing of orders of Tiruchirapalli and Madurai Collectors to permit Jallikattu (taming of the bull) to be held this year in connection with t...

  • Hema Wants Environment Minister To Ban Jallikattu

    Hema Wants Environment Minister To Ban Jallikattu

    Hema Malini has requested environment minister Jairam Ramesh to take immediate steps to put an end to the deadly sport of jallikattu (Bull Fight).

  • Madurai: 1 killed, 35 others injured in Jallikattu

    Madurai: 1 killed, 35 others injured in Jallikattu

    Tamil Nadu's taming the bull festival, Jallikattu, claimed its first victim of the year today.A 29-year-old man was gored to death at an event held at Palamedu in Madurai district, as part of the Pongal celebrations. 36 others were also injured.There was around 30 per cent drop in the number of bull...

  • Stop treating Jallikattu as an industry, says Supreme Court

    Stop treating Jallikattu as an industry, says Supreme Court

    It's a traditional part of Pongal celebrations in Tamil Nadu. Jallikattu - a bull-taming sport - has been objected to strongly by animal rights' activists.?Now, the Supreme Court has slammed the Tamil Nadu government for a mercenary approach to Jallikattu by allowing the event to run for five m...

  • 67 injured in jallikattu

    Sixtyseven persons, including some spectators, were injured in "jallikattu" (bull taming) event organised at a nearby village in Theni.

  • Madurai: Jallikattu spectator killed by bull

    A 23-year-old spectator was gored to death as taming the bull festival Jallikattu claimed this season's first victim in Madurai on Friday.

  • Will bulls be spared in Tamil Nadu this year?

    Will bulls be spared in Tamil Nadu this year?

    Ramu the bull gets a special diet these days because he is the star of an ancient Tamil sport, Jallikattu - a festival for taming the bull - for a few years running.

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