Jallikattu

Madras HC ban on non-native bulls in jallikattu draws mixed reactions

The Madras High Court’s recent order that prohibited the participation of hybrid bulls in jallikattu will not affect the smooth conduct of the sport, according to jallikattu enthusiasts. 

published on : 22nd September 2021

Permit native breeds alone to take part in Jallikattu: Madras HC

The court directed the authorities concerned to get a certificate from veterinary doctors to certify and ensure that the participating bulls are native breeds only.

published on : 2nd September 2021

Protests in 2017 that saw people take to the streets and fight for their rights

India saw a lot of resistance in 2017, the public went against the government to make things go their way.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Government plans to set up two research centres to preserve breeds of Jallikattu bulls

After winning the fight to retrieve the brave sport of Jallikattu, the Tamil Nadu government appears to give a big thrust to preservation and propagation of the native breeds of bulls.

published on : 12th July 2017

MLA drama in Sasikala-Panneerselvam battle pips action at Alanganallur jallikattu

The action-filled political scene in the state has taken up prominence due to which Alanganallur Jallikattu conducted after the huge protests witnessed limited interest.

published on : 10th February 2017

Plea in SC seeking rejection of Animal Welfare Board of India's application on Jallikattu

The plea claimed that a "total fraud" has been played on the court by an advocate who filed the AWBI plea on Jan 25 without any permission from them.

published on : 27th January 2017

Centre moves Supreme Court seeking to withdraw 2016 notification allowing Jallikattu

The peaceful protests on Marina Beach in Chennai had turned violent as a huge posse of police personnel surrounded the protesters and forcibly removed them.

published on : 27th January 2017

Jallikattu challenged again in Supreme Court by animal rights body

The Jallikattu Bill was passed unanimously on Monday by the TN Assembly after a week-long protest at Chennai's Marina and other parts of the state.

published on : 25th January 2017

Justice Hariparanthaman to head fact-finding team for Jallikattu protests

Retired judge of Madras HC Justice D Hariparanthaman will head a fact-finding go into the police attacks on Jallikattu protesters at Marina beach.

published on : 25th January 2017

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.

published on : 24th January 2017

Jallikattu effect in Punjab, as organizers of Kila Raipur rural games raise banner of revolt

Grewal said that for last three years the organisers had remained calm fighting the ban legally.

published on : 24th January 2017

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.

published on : 24th January 2017

Kamal questions police role in evicting Jallikattu protesters

Demands an explanation from the government on the videos that surfaced on social media in which a cop is committing arson.

published on : 24th January 2017

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.

published on : 24th January 2017

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.

published on : 24th January 2017
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