Tamil Nadu News

Actor Suriya lashes out at PETA for opposing Jallikattu

The 'Singam' series actor threw his weight behind the agitating volunteers demanding lifting of ban on Jallikattu, saying such voluntary protests will always be genuine.

published : 17 Jan 2017

200 youths taken into custody over Jallikattu protests in Alanganallur village

Residents today shouted slogans against police and demanded release of the youths who were taken into custody last night.

published : 17 Jan 2017

Detained protestors go on fast for jallikattu as Alanganallur fights on

The police housed the protesters including both men and women in nearby wedding halls.

published : 17 Jan 2017

It’s men in khaki who are reluctantly playing jallikattu, often at great risk

The Supreme Court on the one side and angry bull owners (and their agitated bulls) on the other. Caught right in the middle of this conundrum — where duty mandates that they nab the men, but survival

published : 17 Jan 2017

Police intervention foils bid to conduct Jallikattu in Madurai

Sufficient police force has been deployed in the district to prevent any untoward incidents, Madurai Superintendent of Police, Vijayendar S Bidari said. 

published : 15 Jan 2017

Stringent action against violators of Jallikattu ban: Police        

Sufficient police force has been deployed in the district to avoid any untoward incident, said Madurai District Superintendent of Police, Vijayendar S Bidari. 

published : 15 Jan 2017

Despite SC ban, Jallikattu bulls released at Palamedu

All the shops remained closed and black flags were placed at all the houses condemning the ban on Jallikatt

published : 15 Jan 2017

AIADMK MPs meet Environment Minister over Jallikattu 

Anil Dave reiterated Centre's stand that decision on Jallikattu is pending with the Supreme Court but assured AIADMK MPs that he will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the issue. 

published : 11 Jan 2017

Jallikattu row: BJP veteran says nothing wrong in doing good things using loopholes in law

BJP party veteran L Ganesan on Tuesday came up with a novel idea to hold the traditional sport. 

published : 10 Jan 2017

Centre to wait for SC order on Jallikattu before issuing any order

Environment Minister said that the order of the apex court in the matter is expected any day and based on it government will take a call.

published : 10 Jan 2017

Jallikattu an integral part of pongal, says CM

Based on her request last year, the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climatic Change had issued a notification on January, 2016

published : 10 Jan 2017

HC throws out Karti plea to nullify ED’s summons

 The Madras High Court has refused to quash the proceedings of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) against Advantage Strategic Consulting Private Limited.

published : 06 Jan 2017

Jubiliant AIADMK cadre hail their 'Chinnamma'

Loud cheers at the council meeting follow Sasikala’s acceptance of the reins; teary-eyed Panneerselvam tells of her sacrifices for people and party.

published : 30 Dec 2016

Sasikala: From Jayalalithaa's aide to AIADMK chief

As early as 1989, through 1990 and 1991, many relatives of Sasikala began actively participating in AIADMK activities.

published : 29 Dec 2016

Expelled Rajya Sabha MP Sasikala Pushpa’s husband faces AIADMK cadre’s ire

The AIADMK supporters roughed up expelled Rajya Sabha MP Sasikala Pushpa’s husband, who turned up at the party headquarters here on Wednesday.

published : 29 Dec 2016