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Pongal celebrations: 700 bulls participate in Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu's Madurai

Madurai District collector had said that those below the age of 21 will not be allowed to participate in Jallikattu.

published on : 16th January 2020

Madurai's Ayyanar festival: Clay horses, rituals to invoke rain

A unique procession with clay horses was taken out by villagers in Madurai's Kokkulam on June 4. The horses are offerings to resident deity Lord Ayyanar, in return for bountiful rains.

published on : 7th June 2019

Jallikattu: 19-year-old gored to death by bull in Madurai

A 19-year-old spectator was allegedly gored to death by a bull during the controversial bull-taming sport, Jallikattu, in Madurai.

published on : 16th January 2018

Watch: People flock to witness ‘Jallikattu’

A number of people flocked to witness the controversial bull-taming sport ‘Jallikattu’ in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai on Monday. 

published on : 15th January 2018

Unable to pay loan, six of family commit suicide in Tamil Nadu

 According to a suicide note revealed, the eight-member family from Madurai had a loan debt on their heads.

published on : 25th September 2017