Jallikattu

Civic sense will resonate this election: Activists

 Ever since the pro-Jallikattu protests of 2017 witnessed swarms of people uniting for a cause on the Marina beach and winning, there has been a spurt in civic activism in the city.

published on : 18th April 2019

Three policewomen among 42 injured during jallikattu in Thanjavur

Fourty-two people, including three police women and a male constable, were injured in a jallikattu held at Tirukkanupatti village on Sunday.

published on : 11th February 2019

Man loses right eye, 44 hurt as 500 bulls fight for honour in Alagumalai

In the event, Karthi, a Madurai-based man, was awarded a two-wheeler for taming eight bulls. An LED TV, a wardrobe and a cot were some of the gifts distributed to the top three winners.

published on : 4th February 2019

45 injured during jallikattu event in Tamil Nadu's Tirupur

A total of 500 bulls, including the traditional kangeyam bulls and 550 tamers, participated in the sport which was inaugurated by state Animal Husbandry Minister Udumalai Radhakrishnan.

published on : 3rd February 2019

Vellore villagers in tears as bull dies hours after bagging top honours in race

'Vayuputhiran' had come top of its competitors in the first round, fetching a motorcycle for its owner Govi Sampathkumar, an Ex-MLA belonging to AIADMK.

published on : 22nd January 2019

Tamil Nadu bull taming 'Jallikattu' event enters world record at Viralimalai

The bull taming sporting event, coordinated by Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabaskar at Viralimalai near here saw the participation of 1,354 bulls and 424 tamers.

published on : 20th January 2019

'Marina' effect: Participation in Jallikattu events on the rise

One of the organisers of the Suriyur Jallikattu noted that previously, the event saw about 25-300 tamers participating, mostly from nearby villages.

published on : 20th January 2019

Overcoming fear holds key to success: Jallikattu winners

More bull tamers, jallikattu is a source of pride and repute among peers, villagers and the jallikattu circuit.

published on : 20th January 2019

Brave Thamizhachi: Transwoman shares special relationship with Jallikattu, bulls

The title ‘Veera Thamizhachi’ refers to Viji, a 25-year-old transwoman from Karungulam village near Manapparai.

published on : 20th January 2019

Abandoned bull raised by village youth wins top prize at Alanganallur jallikattu

After being orphaned by his mother four years ago, Selliamma was adopted as a temple bull by the villagers of Parambupatti.

published on : 20th January 2019

Five ministers to inaugurate jallikattu in Erode district

The event has been organised with an aim to promote traditional sports and protect indigenous breed Kangayam.

published on : 19th January 2019

Madurai man behind Indo-Tibetan Border Police’s jallikattu involvement

At the jallikattu venue in Alanganallur on Thursday, the team joined hands with the specially-trained rescue team of Indian Red Cross Society.

published on : 19th January 2019

Man dies of heart attack at Alanganallur jallikattu

A 45-year-old man in the gallery at Alanganallur died of cardiac arrest caused probably due to suffocation, said police.

published on : 18th January 2019

Alanganallur jallikattu: EPS, OPS pledge cars for best bull, tamer

Minister for Revenue R B Udayakumar flagged off the event in the presence of Sholavandan MLA K Manickam, Madurai South MLA S S Saravanan, District Collector S Natarajan.

published on : 17th January 2019

38 injured in Suriyur jallikattu

At least 38 persons, including 24 spectators, sustained injuries during the jallikattu at Suriyur on Wednesday. 

published on : 17th January 2019
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