Tamil Nadu News


Jallikattu bandwagon grows: Actors Suriya, Vijay tear into PETA

Tamil film stars Suriya Sivakumar and Vijay today came out in support of the protests at Chennai’s Marina beach in support of the bull-taming sport Jallikattu.

published : 18 Jan 2017

Jallikattu protests: Madras HC declines to 'interfere'

The court made this observation when a mention was made by an advocate K Balu in the open court about the protests at the Marina on the Jallikattu issue.      

published : 18 Jan 2017

Actor Suriya using Jallikattu issue for movie publicity: PETA

The NGO said the actor was simply joining issue now because he sought to gain publicity ahead of the release of his upcoming film S3.

published : 18 Jan 2017

Six reasons why Chennai's Jallikattu protest at Marina beach is unique

With no single organiser or a political party back up, and social media being one of the strongest points, the Jallikattu protest at Marina is unique for more than one reasons. 

published : 18 Jan 2017

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