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Jallikattu: Even if there is a revocation, Tamil people should ensure sport is strictly regulated

In the first week of December 2015, Chennai, and many other parts of northern Tamil Nadu, was ravaged by flash floods, the likes of which had never been seen before by the country, much less the state. Also unprecedented was the nature of the relief work that followed. Rescue operations were mobilised through campaigns by youngsters across the state, both ... Read More »

SC gives an earful to Centre on permitting jallikattu

NEW DELHI: Holding it as a Constitutional obligation of the government to show compassion towards animals, the Supreme Court pulled up the Centre on Wednesday for allowing bull-fighting, jallikattu and bullock cart races, saying all these kinds of sport could not be permitted on the ground of cruelty. A bench of Dipak Misra and Rohinton Fali Nariman questioned the validity ... Read More »

Kamal Haasan says jallikattu is a tradition of South India

Kamal Haasan has voiced his support for the tradition of ‘jallikattu’ in South India. The actor said this when he was in Chennai to inaugurate a photo-exhibition at the Lalit Kala Akademi. The exhibition showcased Malayalam Manorama photojournalist Suresh Jayaprakash’s series ‘Veera Vilayattu’ on the famous bull-fighting tradition. ‘Jallikattu’, a bull taming sport, was banned by the Supreme Court in 2014. According ... Read More »