Jallikattu Juggernaut
Passengers headed to Tirupati stranded before Arakkaonam as their train is stopped due to Jallikattu protests. (By arrangement)

Passengers stranded as trains blocked due to protest

Passengers recount their ordeal as trains are stopped by protesters. The train is reportedly made to stop at each station for hours. 

DMK working president M K Stalin (Express file photo)

DMK doesn't want bulls in performing animals category

DMK Working President and Opposition Leader M K Stalin said he would observe a fast along with his party MLAs and MPs.

People protest to end SC ban on Jallikattu near Marina beach | EPS

Jallikattu: Marina teems with protesters, stir peaks

The entire area in and around Marina, including arterial Kamarajar Salai, was abuzz with hordes of men, women and children shouting slogans.

Madras High Court. (File photo)

Can't direct Centre, TN to frame spl law on Jallikattu: HC

The Madras HC dismissed a PIL seeking enactment of a special law with conditions by the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh. (File | AFP)

Rajnath assures action on promulgation of ordinance

The MPs, led by Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai, requested the Home Minister to intervene into the matter.

Jana Sena party chief Pawan Kalyan. | EPS

Tollywood supports Justice for Jallikattu

Pawan Kalyan went a step ahead and urged the Central government to withdraw the ban on cockfights in Andhra Pradesh.

Hyderabad MP and AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, one of the opposition leaders in Telangana assembly. (File | PTI)

Jallikattu row a lesson for ‘Hindutva’ forces: Owaisi

The AIMIM chief also said that India is a land of many cultures, and therefore, UCC cannot be applied coercively.

A view of the Supreme Court premises. | PTI

Supreme Court not to pass Jallikattu verdict for a week

The apex court took into account the Centre's submission that they were in talks with Tamil Nadu to find a way out in the matter.

Youngsters tied black ribbon on their mouth and staged silent dharna on the third day at VOC ground to lift the  ban on Jallikattu and ban PETA in India at Coimbatore. (EPS| Prakash Chellamuthu)

Sportive outfits show Jallikattu isn’t a Tamil fixation

Although Jallikattu is predominantly an ancient Tamil sport, several villages in Andhra and Karnataka also celebrate it.

Entertainment

Review: 'Coffee With D' is fun in a ditzy way

Think of "Coffee With D" as a boys' day out with Dawood, and you will actually enjoy the implausible goings on.

Photo Courtesy: Coffee with D- Official Facebook page
Actor Shahrukh Khan attended Preity Zinta's wedding reception in Mumbai on Friday night. | PTI
Can't work with people who don't love me: SRK

Motivation has remained a constant for the actor.

Gautham Menon: The Gentleman director

He is convinced that AYM was received well,

Director Gowtham Menon
'NCIS: Los Angeles' star Miguel Ferrer dies at 61

Ferrer was the son of Academy Award-winning actor Jose Ferrer and singer-actress Rosemary Clooney, and a cousin of George Clooney.

This Sept. 11, 2015 file photo shows actor Miguel Ferrer at the at 2015 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, Calif. | AP
Sir Paul McCartney. (File Photo | AP).
McCartney files lawsuit against Sony/ATV 

Lawsuit is over copyright ownership of his hit songs.

Kavya files complaint against online abuse

She had earlier filed complaint about rumours on FB.

Kavya Madhavan (Pic: ENS).
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Saina advance to Malaysia Masters semis, Jayaram loses

London Olympics bronze medallist Saina dished out a dominating show to edge past eighth seed Indonesian Fitriani Fitriani

Tennis

Roger Federer celebrates after defeating Tomas Berdych in their third round match at the Australian Open in Melbourne on January 20. (Photo | AP)
Federer sails past Berdych into last 16

The Swiss maestro continued to put on a tennis masterclass to leave the big Czech floundering.

Cricket

Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh plays a shot during 2nd ODI Match against England at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Thursday. | PTI
Virat's trust was important as I could have retired: Yuvraj

Yuvraj is once again the toast of the nation with his career-best knock of 150 against England in the Cuttack ODI.

Cricket

England ODI and T20 skipper Eoin Morgan. | AP
Lot of English players to be available for IPL auction: Morgan

Eoin Morgan, like Jos Buttler, believes that IPL is a platform that can help the English players grow in the game's shortest format.

Tennis

Britain's Andy Murray gestures while playing United States' Sam Querrey during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. | AP
Murray, Wawrinka advance to fourth round at Australian Open

Five-time runner-up Murray served out for a 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 win over Sam Querrey on a mild Friday afternoon.

Weird, Whacky, Wow
This image provided by NASA Data from six orbits of the Suomi-NPP spacecraft | AP

Is Wolf 1061c exoplanet next Earth?

One of the three known planets in the Wolf 1061 system, a rocky planet called Wolf 1061c, is entirely within the habitable zone. 

Chaos as UK Navy dredges up World War II bomb from Thames

London was heavily bombed by Nazi Germany during the war, and unexploded munitions are still sometimes found.

Robot journalist in China writes news article in seconds

The robot journalist has a stronger data analysis capacity and is quicker at writing stories than staff reporters.

Stomp troopers, unmasked

An all-women Kathakali troupe celebrates 40 years of existence in a male-dominated bastion

Members of the Vanitha Kathakali Sangham in Kochi | Albin Mathew
Traditional kushti still rules the hinterland

After India’s silver show in the 2016 Rio Olympics, more people are watching pro-wrestling on TV.

Haryana, known for its feudal traits and a low sex ratio, is now giving its women the muscle to storm the male bastion. 

The Sunday Standard

More National Advisory Council documents reveal Sonia Gandhi’s control over Manmohan Singh-led UPA government in policy making and promoting Congress agenda

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