Jallikattu Juggernaut
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam. | PTI

OPS to introduce bill for replacing ordinance

The Tamil Nadu CM had to return empty-handed from Alanganallur as the protesters refused to give up the stir.

Aadhi speaking during a press conference, in the city on Sunday | Express

Go home, take rest, the struggle is over, say supporters

Prominent pro-jallikattu activists also added that they can regroup in three months if demands were not met. 

Jallikattu protests in Andaman. | EPS

Six days of unity riddled by casteist injustice

A few dissenting voices, especially a section of Dalit intellectuals, pointed to the casteist underpinnings of jallikattu.

A sea of protesters at Tallakulam in Madurai, carrying on the protest for a lasting solution to the jallikattu row.

Fresh protests emerge to pass permanent solution for jallikattu

The protests in Alanganallur turned hotter when the State government’s hastily-arranged jallikattu event was met with a strong opposition.

A bull intimidates youngsters during a jallikattu event in Pudukottai on Sunday, a day after an Ordinance was promulgated, allowing the sport to be conducted | M Muthu kannan

Protests sees divide as campaign gets hijacked by vested interests

One section of campaigners requested the disparate protesters to suspend the sit-ins so that the event could be held.

A bird’s eye view of the multitudes thronging the venue;

Calls for ending protests in Marina beach gets louder

With those who only had jallikattu on agenda withdrawing their support, the call for ending the protest is getting louder.

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Post Jallikattu victory, Assam demands nod for buffalo, bulbul fights

Assam is now demanding bulbul fights, which are part of the harvest festival Magh Bihu or Bhogali Bihu.

Markandey Katju (File Photo | PTI)

Apprehensions of Jallikattu agitators unfounded: Katju

The opinion of the former Supreme Court judge assumes significance against the background of continuing agitations in Tamil Nadu.

Protestors filling up bottles from a wonder well on the Marina | shrikrishna

Marina offers ‘wonder wells’ to quench thirst of jallikattu agitators

A group of students experimenting with digging a small pit to extract clean drinking water on the shore had struck gold.

Entertainment

Soori a part of Vikram-Vijay Chander’s film?

Soori has been approached for Vijay Chander’s film starring Vikram in the lead.

Jackie Chan at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival (Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons).
Jackie Chan to visit India?

After Vin Diesel, the actor is likely to make a  visit.

Deepika wants to work with Ryan Gossling

She apparently loved his performance in his recent film La La Land.

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone (File Photo | PTI)
Shilpa Shetty on Bigg Boss 4 finale?

As the season four of reality show of Bigg Boss in Kannada draws to a close this week, the latest buzz has it that Shilpa Shetty may grace the finale episode.

Bollywood Shilpa Shetty | PTI
Asif Ali (Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons).
Asif Ali’s 'Sunday Holiday' is very realistic

Director Jis Joy's next will have Asif Ali in the lead

Vineeth to play in Leo Thadeus' movie next

Leo’s last project was Payyans (2011).

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Sport

Tennis

United States' Serena Williams prepares to serve to Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis on January 23. (Photo | AP)
Serena Williams into Australian Open quarterfinals

Serena Williams worked around a misfiring serve and a rash of unforced errors to beat Barbora Strycova

Cricket

Indian batsman Hardik Pandya acknowledging crowds after complete his half century as other batsmanm Kedar Jadhav looks on during 3rd ODI against England at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Sunday. | PTI
Jadhav, Pandya's show, great demo for Champions Trophy: Kohli

Jadhav could not steer the side to win in the third ODI tonight but was adjudged the man-of-the-series for his 232 runs in the series.

Football

Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi, center, scores his side's first goal of the game during their English Premier League soccer match against Burnley at The Emirates Stadium, London, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. | AP
Late Sanchez penalty gives Arsenal 2-1 win over Burnley

Sanchez secured the three points but Burnley manager Sean Dyche felt it shouldn't have been awarded because Koscielny was in an offside position.

Football

Chelsea's Diego Costa celebrates with teammates after scoring during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Hull City at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. | AP
Costa makes scoring return as leader Chelsea beats Hull 2-0 

Chelsea is eight points clear at the top of the league, while Hull is only a point off the bottom of the standings.

Other

In this Monday, March 16, 2015 file photo, Alfons Hoermann, President of the German Olympic Sports Confederation DOSB makes a statement to the media. | AP
Germany's top Olympic official proposes Russia ban

Alfons Hoermann demanded bans on Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and the 2020 summer games in Tokyo.

Weird, Whacky, Wow
Twitter (File |Reuters)

Users forced to follow Trump on Twitter after glitch

People who unfollowed the POTUS account automatically re-followed it without their permission.

Male, female styles mix with stars to cap Paris menswear 

Oversized, slouchy and elongated silhouettes defined the aesthetic — towing a fashion-forward line between shabby and chic.

No more nerds, sex bombs: Female animators draw away clichés 

And why there are so few gay, lesbian and transgender characters.

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. 

Poll

Will dravidian Tamil Nadu support the BJP if the Centre moves an ordinance on Jallikattu?


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