Jallikattu Protests Chennai


'Jallikattu Protests Chennai' - 15 News Result(s)

  • 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...

  • 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.

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

    Blog: 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Jallikattu Ban: PMK Leader Anbumani Ramadoss Stages Dharna Outside PM's Residence

    Jallikattu Ban: PMK Leader Anbumani Ramadoss Stages Dharna Outside PM's Residence

    Upping ante over centre to come out with an ordinance lifting ban on bull-taming sport 'Jallikattu' in Tamil Nadu, PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss on Thursday staged dharna (sit-in) outside the Prime Minister's residence in Delhi, seeking promulgation of the legislation before January 26.

  • Jallikattu Ban: Tamilians In Mumbai Hold Protests

    Jallikattu Ban: Tamilians In Mumbai Hold Protests

    Hundreds of Tamilians in Mumbai Thursday held protests against the ban on Jallikattu and warned of launching hunger strikes if the government did not lift the restrictions.

  • As Jallikattu Protests Swell, Tamil Nadu Looks At Legal Way Out: 10 Points

    As Jallikattu Protests Swell, Tamil Nadu Looks At Legal Way Out: 10 Points

    After Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Thursday that he cannot use an ordinance or executive order to remove a ban on bull-taming festival Jallikattu, the AIADMK government is said to be considering bringing an ordinance under a state law to circumvent the ban. Mr Panneerselvam has extended his stay in ...

  • 'About Tamil Pride,' Say Hindus, Muslims, Christians Backing Jallikattu

    'About Tamil Pride,' Say Hindus, Muslims, Christians Backing Jallikattu

    As the sun went down over Marina Beach in Chennai, a sea of pinpricks of light came alive. The nearly 15,000 people gathered there held up their phones, flashing the torchlight on them, waving in unity.

  • Day 3 Of Jallikattu Protests And The Mood At Chennai's Marina Beach Is Electrifying

    Day 3 Of Jallikattu Protests And The Mood At Chennai's Marina Beach Is Electrifying

    Spirits dampened a little when Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he could not bring an ordinance to remove the ban on Jallikattu, the ancient bull taming festival, but the mood is still electrifying at Chennai's iconic Marina Beach, which has for three days now hosted a massive protest. Tamil Nadu's civil society has come together on the worl...

  • After 48-Hour Jallikattu Protest, A Deadline Has Gone, Over To Chief Minister: 10 Points

    After 48-Hour Jallikattu Protest, A Deadline Has Gone, Over To Chief Minister: 10 Points

    Chennai's massive, spontaneous Jallikattu protest at the Marina Beach is 48 hours old now and the thousands of young protesters demanding that a ban on the bull taming festival be lifted, have called for an escalation. As a 5 pm deadline that they had set today for the state government to make an announcement ended, the protesters appealed for a tr...

  • Jallikattu Wave At Chennai's Marina Beach As Thousands More Join Protest: 10 Points

    Jallikattu Wave At Chennai's Marina Beach As Thousands More Join Protest: 10 Points

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today indicated at a meeting with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam that the centre will not issue an ordinance or executive order to remove a Supreme Court ban on Jallikattu, the bull taming sport. In Chennai, thousands of protesters, camped at the famous Marina Beach for over 36 hours, say they will not leave ...

  • Chennai's Arab Spring Moment? Not Just About Jallikattu At Marina Beach

    Chennai's Arab Spring Moment? Not Just About Jallikattu At Marina Beach

    Even though thousands have gathered at Chennai's Marina Beach and at other places in Tamil Nadu, some say these unprecedented protests are not just about Jallikattu. Most people who are demanding that the bull taming sport should be allowed, have possibly never even been a part of a Jallikattu event, even as audience. And yet, they are protesting w...

  • For Jallikattu, Massive Protests In Chennai For Over 20 Hours: 10 Developments

    For Jallikattu, Massive Protests In Chennai For Over 20 Hours: 10 Developments

    With nearly 3,000 people protesting at Chennai's Marina beach since Tuesday night and big protests being held in other parts of Tamil Nadu, chief minister O Panneerselvam has said that he will do everything necessary to ensure the banned bull taming sport Jallikattu takes place. He will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow to ask for a specia...

  • Jallikattu Protests In Chennai: Madras High Court Declines To 'Interfere'

    Jallikattu Protests In Chennai: Madras High Court Declines To 'Interfere'

    The Madras High Court today said it will not "interfere" on the issue of protests in the city against the ban on Jallikattu, holding that the Supreme Court was seized of the matter.

'Jallikattu Protests Chennai' - 27 Video Result(s)

'Jallikattu Protests Chennai' - 15 News Result(s)

  • 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...

  • 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.

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

    Blog: 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Jallikattu Ban: PMK Leader Anbumani Ramadoss Stages Dharna Outside PM's Residence

    Jallikattu Ban: PMK Leader Anbumani Ramadoss Stages Dharna Outside PM's Residence

    Upping ante over centre to come out with an ordinance lifting ban on bull-taming sport 'Jallikattu' in Tamil Nadu, PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss on Thursday staged dharna (sit-in) outside the Prime Minister's residence in Delhi, seeking promulgation of the legislation before January 26.

  • Jallikattu Ban: Tamilians In Mumbai Hold Protests

    Jallikattu Ban: Tamilians In Mumbai Hold Protests

    Hundreds of Tamilians in Mumbai Thursday held protests against the ban on Jallikattu and warned of launching hunger strikes if the government did not lift the restrictions.

  • As Jallikattu Protests Swell, Tamil Nadu Looks At Legal Way Out: 10 Points

    As Jallikattu Protests Swell, Tamil Nadu Looks At Legal Way Out: 10 Points

    After Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Thursday that he cannot use an ordinance or executive order to remove a ban on bull-taming festival Jallikattu, the AIADMK government is said to be considering bringing an ordinance under a state law to circumvent the ban. Mr Panneerselvam has extended his stay in ...

  • 'About Tamil Pride,' Say Hindus, Muslims, Christians Backing Jallikattu

    'About Tamil Pride,' Say Hindus, Muslims, Christians Backing Jallikattu

    As the sun went down over Marina Beach in Chennai, a sea of pinpricks of light came alive. The nearly 15,000 people gathered there held up their phones, flashing the torchlight on them, waving in unity.

  • Day 3 Of Jallikattu Protests And The Mood At Chennai's Marina Beach Is Electrifying

    Day 3 Of Jallikattu Protests And The Mood At Chennai's Marina Beach Is Electrifying

    Spirits dampened a little when Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he could not bring an ordinance to remove the ban on Jallikattu, the ancient bull taming festival, but the mood is still electrifying at Chennai's iconic Marina Beach, which has for three days now hosted a massive protest. Tamil Nadu's civil society has come together on the worl...

  • After 48-Hour Jallikattu Protest, A Deadline Has Gone, Over To Chief Minister: 10 Points

    After 48-Hour Jallikattu Protest, A Deadline Has Gone, Over To Chief Minister: 10 Points

    Chennai's massive, spontaneous Jallikattu protest at the Marina Beach is 48 hours old now and the thousands of young protesters demanding that a ban on the bull taming festival be lifted, have called for an escalation. As a 5 pm deadline that they had set today for the state government to make an announcement ended, the protesters appealed for a tr...

  • Jallikattu Wave At Chennai's Marina Beach As Thousands More Join Protest: 10 Points

    Jallikattu Wave At Chennai's Marina Beach As Thousands More Join Protest: 10 Points

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today indicated at a meeting with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam that the centre will not issue an ordinance or executive order to remove a Supreme Court ban on Jallikattu, the bull taming sport. In Chennai, thousands of protesters, camped at the famous Marina Beach for over 36 hours, say they will not leave ...

  • Chennai's Arab Spring Moment? Not Just About Jallikattu At Marina Beach

    Chennai's Arab Spring Moment? Not Just About Jallikattu At Marina Beach

    Even though thousands have gathered at Chennai's Marina Beach and at other places in Tamil Nadu, some say these unprecedented protests are not just about Jallikattu. Most people who are demanding that the bull taming sport should be allowed, have possibly never even been a part of a Jallikattu event, even as audience. And yet, they are protesting w...

  • For Jallikattu, Massive Protests In Chennai For Over 20 Hours: 10 Developments

    For Jallikattu, Massive Protests In Chennai For Over 20 Hours: 10 Developments

    With nearly 3,000 people protesting at Chennai's Marina beach since Tuesday night and big protests being held in other parts of Tamil Nadu, chief minister O Panneerselvam has said that he will do everything necessary to ensure the banned bull taming sport Jallikattu takes place. He will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow to ask for a specia...

  • Jallikattu Protests In Chennai: Madras High Court Declines To 'Interfere'

    Jallikattu Protests In Chennai: Madras High Court Declines To 'Interfere'

    The Madras High Court today said it will not "interfere" on the issue of protests in the city against the ban on Jallikattu, holding that the Supreme Court was seized of the matter.

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