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(Sunish P Surendran | EPS)
NHRC notice to Tamil Nadu on police excesses upon jallikattu protesters

NHRC issued the notices to the Chief Secretary, Chennai Police Commissioner and Director General of Police of the state.

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Previously, despite a petition for a ban on the event by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PeTA), the races were held. | Express Photo Service
PETA India responds to Kamal Haasan's dare on rodeos

PETA US, on the other hand, has been working to stop animal abuse in the United States since 1980.

10 hours ago

For representational purpose (EPS  | KK Sundar)
Jallikattu: Ready to withdraw 2016 notification, Centre tells Supreme Court after Tamil Nadu passes Bill

The Central government informed the Supreme Court that it is willing to withdraw its 2016 notification that allowed Jallikattu to be conducted.

12 hours ago

Jallikattu to be held at TN's Avaniapuram on Feb 5

Local village committee officials said they had decided to hold the bull-taming sport on that day in which 300 sportsmen would also take part.

15 hours ago

Life is back to normal in Tamil Nadu

Life is back to normalcy on Tuesday here and in other parts of Tamil Nadu a day after the violence by supporters of Jallikattu-the bull taming sport.

18 hours ago

Tamil Nadu Governor Vidyasagar Rao. | PTI File Photo
Tamil Nadu Governor reserves Jallikattu Bill for consideration of President

A Raj Bhavan release said the Bill adopted by the Tamil Nadu Assembly will be repugnant to the provisions of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960.

21 hours ago

The Bill was unanimously passed in the Assembly by voice vote amid thumping of desks by the Treasury Benches. | (P Jawahar | EPS)
Bill on Jallikattu passed unanimously in Tamil Nadu Assembly

The Bill, Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Tamil Nadu Amendment) Act, 2017, was unanimously passed in the Assembly by voice vote amid thumping of desks by the Treasury Benches.

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Traffic blocked near the Panagal Maligai in Saidapet as protestors demanding a permanent solution to jallikattu stage a demonstration on the road | (Martin Louis | EPS)
Despite all the chaos, nobody to be held accountable for Jallikattu violence

What began as a disconnected campaign and transformed into a carnival on the sands of Marina descended into chaos.

22 hours ago

Chennai Police arrest people who were involved in violance at Ayothiyanagar near Marina in the city on Monday. (Sunish P Surendran | EPS)
Videos of cops setting autos on fire surface amid Jallikattu violence

Shocking videos showing police personnel setting vehicles on fire and damaging them emerged on Monday suggesting the police indulged in needless arson.

22 hours ago

Fire force personnel dousing a fire at the Ice House police station after violence broke out in the city on Monday | (Sunish P Surendran | EPS)
Final day of jallikattu protests turn Marina beach into war zone 

If for six days the protestors showed exemplary restraint, the final day violence that went on a vandalism & arson spree.

23 hours ago

Jallikattu protests: Couldn't make it to work despite detour after detour for four hours 

On any given day, it takes about 20 minutes from T Nagar to get to Spurtank Road, but Monday brought a whole new definition to a long commute.

23 hours ago

Protesters and the police during a standoff at Mattan Kuppam near Triplicane Monday | Martin Louis
Jallikattu saga: A model protest with an embarrassing end

Monday’s violence by fringe elements, whose actual identity is not clear yet, and the numerous road rokos that brought the city to a standstill, definitely left a bad aftertaste.

24 Jan 2017

Drought assessment team meets Chief Minister

The 10-Menber Central team led by Vasudha Mishra, managing director, National Cooperative Development Corporation held detailed talks with Chief Minister O Panneerselvam

24 Jan 2017

Peace returns to Alanganallur: Police

The situation was normal in the village and police were monitoring the area, police said.

23 Jan 2017

Madras High Court (File|PTI)
Ensure safety of people, peaceful Jallikattu protesters: HC to Tamil Nadu government

The Madras HC directed Tamil Nadu DGP to ensure the safety of the public and pro-jallikattu protesters holding their stir peacefully.

23 Jan 2017

There were incidents of stone throwing and burning of vehicles and sundry items at various places in protest against the police action.  | PTI
Those still protesting not students: Pro-Jallikattu groups

A group of pro-Jallikattu supporters asserted that students had nothing to do with today's violent turn to the week-long protests.

23 Jan 2017

File photo of the Supreme Court. | PTI
Pro-Jallikattu groups, individuals file numerous caveats in Supreme Court

Nearly 70 caveats were filed by several individuals and organisations from various districts of the states in the top court.

23 Jan 2017

Chennai Police arrest people who were involved in violance at Ayothiyanagar near Marina in the city on Monday. (Sunish P Surendran | EPS)
Jallikattu stir takes violent turn in Chennai; TN assembly passes Bill

There were incidents of stone throwing and burning of vehicles and sundry items at various places in protest against the police action.

23 Jan 2017

(EPS | Ram M Sundaram)
Jallikattu protests: Students say police lathi-charged them without giving time to disperse

Students said that the so-called leaders deserted them without explaining their stand on the issue.

23 Jan 2017

People protest to end SC ban on Jallikattu. (File | EPS)
Other outfits mingled with students, resorted to violence: Actor Lawrence on Jallikattu protests

The actor, who has been supporting the cause led by the students since last week, said the protests had been held in a peaceful manner.

23 Jan 2017

People protesting against the ban on Jallikattu
Kamal Haasan, RJ Balaji urge protesters to go home; condemn police action

Kamal Haasan today came out in support of students and youth, saying "aggressive police action on students' passive resistance will not bear good results".

23 Jan 2017