Protest against ban on Jallikattu
Jan 13, 2008
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 | 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 | 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.
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.