Should Jallikattu be banned?
Jan 17, 2012
Bull fight claims 1 life at Jallikattu fest
Jan 16, 2010
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Jan 16, 2010
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 10, 2015
With demands galore in the state for holding the bull-taming sport of 'Jallikattu' coinciding with 'Pongal' harvest festival, Tamil Nadu government today assured steps for conducting the popular event, including asking Centre to remove bulls from a specific list of animals to facilitate the same.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 11, 2014
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 7, 2014
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.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday January 19, 2014
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 19, 2014
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 16, 2013
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 15, 2013
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 it.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday January 14, 2013
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.
South | A Vaidyanathan | Tuesday December 11, 2012
The Supreme Court today declined to stay the Tamil Nadu's traditional bull fight Jallikattu for the forthcoming Pongal season starting from January.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday April 27, 2012
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 bench of Madras High Court had, on January 30 2012, said that the organisers of individual events woul...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday February 20, 2012
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.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday January 17, 2012
The traditional 'jallikattu' or taming the bull festival is being held in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district today.
Tamil Nadu News | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday January 12, 2012
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.
Assembly Tamil Nadu | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 11, 2012
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 the Pongal harvest festival.
Jeevan Prakash | Friday July 1, 2011
Hema Malini has requested environment minister Jairam Ramesh to take immediate steps to put an end to the deadly sport of jallikattu (Bull Fight).
Cities | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday January 16, 2011
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 bulls that participated, following tough conditions by...
India News | Vaidyanathan | Friday July 9, 2010
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 months. The court wants the event to last for two m...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday February 8, 2010
Sixtyseven persons, including some spectators, were injured in "jallikattu" (bull taming) event organised at a nearby village in Theni.
Cities | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday January 16, 2010
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.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Friday January 15, 2010
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.