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Pongal Jallikattu


'Pongal Jallikattu' - 13 Video Result(s)

'Pongal Jallikattu' - 33 News Result(s)

  • Nearly 200 Detained In Tamil Nadu's Madurai Over Jallikattu Protests

    Nearly 200 Detained In Tamil Nadu's Madurai Over Jallikattu Protests

    Nearly 200 people have been detained by the police in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district for protesting the Supreme Court ban on Jallikattu and demanding that the bull taming festival be held. The protest, that lasted overnight, happened in a small town called Alanganallur.

  • Tradition Trumps Law As Tamil Nadu's Madurai Holds Jallikattu

    Tradition Trumps Law As Tamil Nadu's Madurai Holds Jallikattu

    Despite the Supreme Court's ban against Jallikattu, a bull taming sport, frenzy and excitement gripped locals at Palamedu in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district as bulls were let loose as a mark of protest. Police sources say that 40 people in Madurai have been taken into custody over the last two days of Pongal for violating the ban on Jallikattu.

  • Several Jallikattu Supporters Detained In Tamil Nadu

    Several Jallikattu Supporters Detained In Tamil Nadu

    Police today detained several people for trying to organise Jallikattu despite a ban on the sport in place. Several people were detained at Mudakathan, Alanganallur, Palamedu and Vilangudi in Madurai district, at Nallampatti in Dindigul district and Pottuchavadi inThanjavur district of Tamil Nadu.

  • Instead Of Pongal Cheer, Protests Engulf Rural Madurai Over Jallikattu Ban

    Instead Of Pongal Cheer, Protests Engulf Rural Madurai Over Jallikattu Ban

    At least seven people have been detained in rural Madurai in Tamil Nadu for organising the bull-taming festival, Jallikattu, in defiance of the Supreme Court ban.

  • Tamil Nadu Not Ready To Celebrate Pongal Without Jallikattu

    Tamil Nadu Not Ready To Celebrate Pongal Without Jallikattu

    Just 14 kilometres away from Madurai in Tamil Nadu, locals are preparing to defy the Jallikattu ban imposed by the Supreme Court. Though women do not watch Jallikattu, 30-year-old Shalini fiercely propagates it as part of Pongal festivities.

  • Jallikattu Held Again, Stir On, Activists Want Ban To Stay

    Jallikattu Held Again, Stir On, Activists Want Ban To Stay

    As the chorus for an ordinance to hold the banned bull-taming sport Jallikattu this week grows louder in Tamil Nadu, animal rights groups today wrote to President Pranab Mukherjee and the Centre, arguing against any such possible move.

  • DMK Protests Against Jallikattu Ban, Asks Centre To Issue Ordinance

    DMK Protests Against Jallikattu Ban, Asks Centre To Issue Ordinance

    The DMK hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Jallikattu issue, saying that he had time to meet actors but not theAIADMK MPs who had sought a meeting with him to discuss about holding the banned bulltaming sport in Tamil Nadu during Pongal.

  • In Tamil Nadu, Group Holds Mini-Jallikattu Defying Supreme Court Order

    In Tamil Nadu, Group Holds Mini-Jallikattu Defying Supreme Court Order

    Members of the Naam Thamizhar Katchi, a pro-Tamil party organised a mini-Jallikattu in a forest area of Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore, defying the Supreme Court that has refused to lift the ban on the taming-of-the-bull festival.

  • No Jallikattu This Year As Supreme Court Rules Out Verdict Before Pongal

    No Jallikattu This Year As Supreme Court Rules Out Verdict Before Pongal

    There is likely to be no Jallikattu this Pongal in Tamil Nadu, with the Supreme Court today saying that it will not be able to give verdict on allowing the bull taming sport by Saturday, when the harvest festival will be held.

  • 'Will Ensure Jallikattu Is Held,' Promises Chief Minister O Panneerselvam

    'Will Ensure Jallikattu Is Held,' Promises Chief Minister O Panneerselvam

    Will Tamil Nadu break the law and hold Jallikattu - the banned bull-taming sport - this year during the Pongal festival which starts this week-end? That was how Chief Minister O Pannerselvam's statement on Wednesday was read as his party AIADMK increased pressure on the Central government to reintroduce the sport -- seen as a symbol of Tamil pride ...

  • Jallikattu May Not Be Held This Pongal Too In Tamil Nadu, Indicates Minister

    Jallikattu May Not Be Held This Pongal Too In Tamil Nadu, Indicates Minister

    Tamil Nadu will have to do without Jallikattu -- the hugely popular bull-taming sport - during Pongal this weekend. The government, a Central minister indicated, may not issue an ordinance or executive order this year to hold the banned sport since it is looking for a "long-term solution".

  • For Jallikattu In Pongal, Panneerselvam Asks PM Modi To Issue Executive Order

    For Jallikattu In Pongal, Panneerselvam Asks PM Modi To Issue Executive Order

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reintroduce Jallikattu - the traditional bull-taming sport - in the state through an ordinance or executive order before next week. Jallikattu had been banned in the state in 2014 and in November, the Supreme Court had dismissed the state's plea seeking review of it...

  • Jallikattu Issue Echoes In Tamil Nadu Assembly, DMK Stages Walkout

    Jallikattu Issue Echoes In Tamil Nadu Assembly, DMK Stages Walkout

    The Jallikattu issue today echoed in the Tamil Nadu Assembly with opposition parties demanding a resolution on the matter even as the government slammed DMK and Congress over the ban imposed by the UPA dispensation against the bull-taming sport in 2011.

  • Dull Pongal Celebrations In Tamil Nadu Amid Hold On Jallikattu

    Dull Pongal Celebrations In Tamil Nadu Amid Hold On Jallikattu

    In Tamil Nadu's culture capital Madurai the Sivaji family has not forgotten their agrarian roots. So they prepared Pongal literally in the open outside their house using freshly harvested rice, jaggery in brand new pots and thanking the sun God, also remembering farmers.

  • Jallikattu: Tamil Nadu Farmers Still Hopeful Despite Supreme Court's Stay On Sport

    Jallikattu: Tamil Nadu Farmers Still Hopeful Despite Supreme Court's Stay On Sport

    Tamil Nadu farmers haven't yet lost hope on Jallikattu - the traditional bull taming sport. At Palamedu, a bull tamer Kuruvi is training his animal for the action despite the Supreme Court's ban. Many of them feel an ordinance by the Centre will pave way for their "tradition" this Pongal season.

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