Jallikattu Protests Chennai


'Jallikattu Protests Chennai' - 48 News Result(s)

  • Chennai Police Warns Of Action Against Protesters On Marina Beach

    Chennai Police Warns Of Action Against Protesters On Marina Beach

    Chennai's Marina Beach has been a favourite with protesters. But for more than a decade, protests, demonstrations, agitations etc have been totally banned along the shoreline. The Chennai Police yesterday reiterated its ban on protests or unlawful gathering on the Marina Beach and warned of arrests if protesters are found assembling here.

  • Tamil Nadu's New Protest Over Project From PM Narendra Modi's Big Oil Plan: 10 Points

    Tamil Nadu's New Protest Over Project From PM Narendra Modi's Big Oil Plan: 10 Points

    In what has been compared to this month's Jallikattu protests in Chennai, thousands of people gather every day in Neduvaasal village of Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai district to protest against a hydrocarbon extraction project by the centre. The villagers say the project will deplete ground water and destroy agriculture. College students from Chennai and...

  • Chennai Community That Helped Jallikattu Protesters Allege Police Brutality

    Chennai Community That Helped Jallikattu Protesters Allege Police Brutality

    The Nadukuppam fish market near the Marina Beach in Chennai is in ashes. Around 200 families now have no place to sell their fish. The community says the police themselves set the market on fire on Monday as local people from the area gave shelter to protesters after police started forcefully evicting them from the beach - the venue of the week-lon...

  • Cops Seen Torching Vehicles During Jallikattu Protest 'Almost Identified'

    Cops Seen Torching Vehicles During Jallikattu Protest 'Almost Identified'

    At least two policemen seen torching vehicles and a makeshift shed during Monday's violence over Jallikattu in Chennai have "almost" been identified, Additional Commissioner of Police K Shankar said on Saturday. "We should be able to reveal (their identities) on Monday. If that's genuine, strict action would be taken," he said.

  • Jallikattu Protest: Stung By Viral Videos, Chennai Police Says 'Should Have Tracked Social Media'

    Jallikattu Protest: Stung By Viral Videos, Chennai Police Says 'Should Have Tracked Social Media'

    On a day when Chennai's hold on a massive, peaceful protest loosened suddenly, the videos tumbled out in quick succession - men and women in police uniforms setting autorickshaws on fire, vandalising property, raising their lathis or batons high above their heads and bringing them down with crashing force on parked vehicles. Within minutes, the vid...

  • Republic Day: Attendance Thin For Parade At Chennai's Marina Beach Road

    Republic Day: Attendance Thin For Parade At Chennai's Marina Beach Road

    The people's participation in the Republic Day celebrations in Chennai was at an all-time low today following a boycott campaign on social media in the wake of Monday's violence in the city. A large number of seats along the Beach Road - next to the Marina Beach, which witnessed week-long protests on Jallikattu -- were empty.

  • At Marina Beach, Trust, Hope, Peace - Then, The Descent Of Ugly

    At Marina Beach, Trust, Hope, Peace - Then, The Descent Of Ugly

    For nearly the entire week of the Jallikattu protests on Chennai's Marina's Beach, I was present and reporting. It felt like an extended picnic, day and night. A rare occasion of collective strength and joy and hope was being celebrated.

  • Jallikattu: Human Rights Panel Sends Notice To Tamil Nadu Government Over Police Violence

    Jallikattu: Human Rights Panel Sends Notice To Tamil Nadu Government Over Police Violence

    The National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the Tamil Nadu government and the state police over reports of "unprovoked excesses" committed by the forces in quelling the pro-Jallikattu protests in Chennai.

  • Jallikattu: Centre To Withdraw Notification Under Challenge In Top Court

    Jallikattu: Centre To Withdraw Notification Under Challenge In Top Court

    The centre has told the Supreme Court that it was ready to withdraw its 2016 notification that allowed Jallikattu, the bull taming sport which had been banned by the court in 2014.

  • What Sparked Police Excesses In Chennai? New Video From Ground Zero

    What Sparked Police Excesses In Chennai? New Video From Ground Zero

    A frenzied crowd on rampage, booing, catcalling and shrieking, setting fire to bikes and a vehicle outside the Ice House Police station - the closest to Chennai's Marina beach, where the protest against Jallikattu was being held.

  • Jallikattu: Hope These Are Actors, Not Cops, Says Kamal Haasan About Chennai Videos

    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

    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 targets the same woman. A third tries 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 crackdown on Jallikattu protesters yesterday.

  • Chennai's Roads Were Hell Today. How Parents Like Me Suffered

    Chennai's Roads Were Hell Today. How Parents Like Me Suffered

    I left my wife and kids in the pizza place and walked till I reached a group of protesters who were blocking the road towards the Gemini Circle. Here again, they did not look like students. I tried to reason with them and begged them to let my car pass as my 6-year-old daughter was not feeling well. The response was shocking- ''We will not let an a...

  • Jallikattu: Kamal Haasan, Others Tweet Video Of Cop Setting An Auto On Fire

    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'

    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 hist...

'Jallikattu Protests Chennai' - 49 Video Result(s)

'Jallikattu Protests Chennai' - 48 News Result(s)

  • Chennai Police Warns Of Action Against Protesters On Marina Beach

    Chennai Police Warns Of Action Against Protesters On Marina Beach

    Chennai's Marina Beach has been a favourite with protesters. But for more than a decade, protests, demonstrations, agitations etc have been totally banned along the shoreline. The Chennai Police yesterday reiterated its ban on protests or unlawful gathering on the Marina Beach and warned of arrests if protesters are found assembling here.

  • Tamil Nadu's New Protest Over Project From PM Narendra Modi's Big Oil Plan: 10 Points

    Tamil Nadu's New Protest Over Project From PM Narendra Modi's Big Oil Plan: 10 Points

    In what has been compared to this month's Jallikattu protests in Chennai, thousands of people gather every day in Neduvaasal village of Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai district to protest against a hydrocarbon extraction project by the centre. The villagers say the project will deplete ground water and destroy agriculture. College students from Chennai and...

  • Chennai Community That Helped Jallikattu Protesters Allege Police Brutality

    Chennai Community That Helped Jallikattu Protesters Allege Police Brutality

    The Nadukuppam fish market near the Marina Beach in Chennai is in ashes. Around 200 families now have no place to sell their fish. The community says the police themselves set the market on fire on Monday as local people from the area gave shelter to protesters after police started forcefully evicting them from the beach - the venue of the week-lon...

  • Cops Seen Torching Vehicles During Jallikattu Protest 'Almost Identified'

    Cops Seen Torching Vehicles During Jallikattu Protest 'Almost Identified'

    At least two policemen seen torching vehicles and a makeshift shed during Monday's violence over Jallikattu in Chennai have "almost" been identified, Additional Commissioner of Police K Shankar said on Saturday. "We should be able to reveal (their identities) on Monday. If that's genuine, strict action would be taken," he said.

  • Jallikattu Protest: Stung By Viral Videos, Chennai Police Says 'Should Have Tracked Social Media'

    Jallikattu Protest: Stung By Viral Videos, Chennai Police Says 'Should Have Tracked Social Media'

    On a day when Chennai's hold on a massive, peaceful protest loosened suddenly, the videos tumbled out in quick succession - men and women in police uniforms setting autorickshaws on fire, vandalising property, raising their lathis or batons high above their heads and bringing them down with crashing force on parked vehicles. Within minutes, the vid...

  • Republic Day: Attendance Thin For Parade At Chennai's Marina Beach Road

    Republic Day: Attendance Thin For Parade At Chennai's Marina Beach Road

    The people's participation in the Republic Day celebrations in Chennai was at an all-time low today following a boycott campaign on social media in the wake of Monday's violence in the city. A large number of seats along the Beach Road - next to the Marina Beach, which witnessed week-long protests on Jallikattu -- were empty.

  • At Marina Beach, Trust, Hope, Peace - Then, The Descent Of Ugly

    At Marina Beach, Trust, Hope, Peace - Then, The Descent Of Ugly

    For nearly the entire week of the Jallikattu protests on Chennai's Marina's Beach, I was present and reporting. It felt like an extended picnic, day and night. A rare occasion of collective strength and joy and hope was being celebrated.

  • Jallikattu: Human Rights Panel Sends Notice To Tamil Nadu Government Over Police Violence

    Jallikattu: Human Rights Panel Sends Notice To Tamil Nadu Government Over Police Violence

    The National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the Tamil Nadu government and the state police over reports of "unprovoked excesses" committed by the forces in quelling the pro-Jallikattu protests in Chennai.

  • Jallikattu: Centre To Withdraw Notification Under Challenge In Top Court

    Jallikattu: Centre To Withdraw Notification Under Challenge In Top Court

    The centre has told the Supreme Court that it was ready to withdraw its 2016 notification that allowed Jallikattu, the bull taming sport which had been banned by the court in 2014.

  • What Sparked Police Excesses In Chennai? New Video From Ground Zero

    What Sparked Police Excesses In Chennai? New Video From Ground Zero

    A frenzied crowd on rampage, booing, catcalling and shrieking, setting fire to bikes and a vehicle outside the Ice House Police station - the closest to Chennai's Marina beach, where the protest against Jallikattu was being held.

  • Jallikattu: Hope These Are Actors, Not Cops, Says Kamal Haasan About Chennai Videos

    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

    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 targets the same woman. A third tries 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 crackdown on Jallikattu protesters yesterday.

  • Chennai's Roads Were Hell Today. How Parents Like Me Suffered

    Chennai's Roads Were Hell Today. How Parents Like Me Suffered

    I left my wife and kids in the pizza place and walked till I reached a group of protesters who were blocking the road towards the Gemini Circle. Here again, they did not look like students. I tried to reason with them and begged them to let my car pass as my 6-year-old daughter was not feeling well. The response was shocking- ''We will not let an a...

  • Jallikattu: Kamal Haasan, Others Tweet Video Of Cop Setting An Auto On Fire

    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'

    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 hist...

  • Chennai Traffic Falls Victim To Jallikattu Protests, Arterial Roads Blocked

    Chennai Traffic Falls Victim To Jallikattu Protests, Arterial Roads Blocked

    Chennai traffic was hugely hit on Monday as the protests over Jallikattu took a violent turn. Areas including Triplicane, Teynampet, Kilpauk, T Nagar and Anna Salai have been blocked by protesters since morning, causing severe hardship to office goers.

  • Jallikattu Protests Block Major Roads, Flyovers In Chennai: 10 Updates

    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...

  • Jallikattu: Protests Over, We Got What We Wanted, Says Marina Beach Students To NDTV

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • Jallikattu Protests Turn Violent, Chennai's IT Corridor Blocked: 10 Developments

    Jallikattu Protests Turn Violent, Chennai's IT Corridor Blocked: 10 Developments

    Protests in support of bull-taming festival Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu turned violent today as the police physically removed thousands of protesters at Chennai's Marina Beach, in Madurai and in Coimbatore. Clashes through the day blocked the Old Mahabalipuram Road that is called Chennai's IT corridor, home to IT offices and engineering colleges. Prot...

  • Will Jallikattu Protests Affect Chennai's Republic Day Parade? Protesters Say Yes

    Will Jallikattu Protests Affect Chennai's Republic Day Parade? Protesters Say Yes

    Chennai's Marina beach was flooded with protesters demanding a 'permanent solution' for Jallikattu on Sunday. The traditional bull-taming sport which is a part of Pongal celebrations, failed to take off in Madurai on Sunday, a day after the state government passed an ordinance or executive order for its resumption. Chief Minister O Pannerselvam, wh...

  • Two Die During Jallikattu Event In Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai: 10 Updates

    Two Die During Jallikattu Event In Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai: 10 Updates

    Jallikattu made a re-appearance in Tamil Nadu on Sunday, claiming the lives of two men in Pudukottai. The men, who were injured while holding on to a bucking bull, died on the way to the hospital. The traditional bull-taming festival was held in some parts of Tamil Nadu, even though locals in Madurai's Alanganallur, where Chief Minister O Panneerse...

  • Jallikattu Returns As Tamil Nadu Governor Approves Ordinance: 10 Updates

    Jallikattu Returns As Tamil Nadu Governor Approves Ordinance: 10 Updates

    After a three year long ban, Jallikattu will finally be held across Tamil Nadu today. Governor Vidyasagar Rao has approved an executive order or ordinance by the state government which will allow the bull-taming sport to be held in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam said this evening. The chief minister is now headed to Alanganallur in Madu...

  • Order Allowing Jallikattu Moves Up The Ranks To The President: 10 Facts

    Order Allowing Jallikattu Moves Up The Ranks To The President: 10 Facts

    Tamil Nadu has gotten much closer to ending a ban on the bull-taming sport of Jallikattu: an executive order or ordinance by the state which allows Jallikattu has been cleared by the centre and sent to President Pranab Mukherjee for his assent. Thousands of protestors gathered at Chennai's Marina Beach since Tuesday say they will not disperse till ...

  • On Jallikattu, Centre or State Or Both May Act, Says Government's Top Lawyer

    On Jallikattu, Centre or State Or Both May Act, Says Government's Top Lawyer

    As Tamil Nadu moved to deflate massive protests demanding the return of bull-taming festival Jallikattu by pushing an ordinance or special order to bypass a Supreme Court ban, India's top lawyer indicated that the Centre could also have a role. "The Centre may act, the state may act or both may act. Whatever shall happen, will happen in a day or so...

  • Amid Jallikattu Protests, Supreme Court Agrees To Delay Verdict: 10 Facts

    Amid Jallikattu Protests, Supreme Court Agrees To  Delay Verdict: 10 Facts

    The Supreme Court has agreed that for the next seven days, it will not rule on whether to lift a ban on Jallikattu, as requested by the union government. With more than 10,000 protestors holding unflagging but peaceful demonstrations at Chennai's Marina Beach in support of the bull-taming sport, judges were told that a verdict, due today, could cre...

  • Chennai Cops Praise Jallikattu Protesters At Marina Beach For 'Extraordinary Calm'

    Chennai Cops Praise Jallikattu Protesters At Marina Beach For 'Extraordinary Calm'

    Chennai's giant Jallikattu protest at the famous Marina Beach, leaderless and apolitical, has earned praise from the city police for the "extraordinary calm & peace" that the protesters have managed even thousands present at the site at any given time since Tuesday evening.

  • Amid Huge Jallikattu Movement, Dhanush Says He Regrets PETA Award

    Amid Huge Jallikattu Movement, Dhanush Says He Regrets PETA Award

    As PETA faced pro-jallikattu protesters' ire for opposing the bull taming sport, Tamil film star Dhanush today said he was not part of the animal rights advocacy group and described as an "insult" an award given to him by the NGO a few years ago.

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