Centre will try to lift ban on Jallikattu: Javadekar

 The Centre would consider taking steps, including amending laws, to allow Jallikattu (a popular bull taming sport in Tamil Nadu), which has been banned, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said.

46 people arrested for conducting Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu

Forty six persons were arrested today at Theyvadur village in the district for allegedly conducting the bull-taming sport of 'Jallikattu' in violation of the Supreme Court order.

PMK Chief hits out at Maneka Gandhi's comments on Jallikattu

Criticising Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's comments that bull taming sport Jallikattu is a "western concept", NDA's state ally PMK today asked her to study the sport's history and Tamil culture before issuing such statements.

Jallikattu a western concept: Maneka

Amid protests in some parts of TN against a ban on traditional bull taming sport, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has said that Jallikattu is a western concept that leads to killings of humans and animals.

'UPA, DMK govts to blame for including bulls & cows in Act'

Lambasting the erstwhile UPA and DMK governments for including bulls and cows in 'cruelty to Animals Act', BJP Friday also blamed the Dravidian party for not taking steps to get it removed despite being a UPA constituent, leading to a ban on Jallikattu by Supreme Court.

BJP MP supports Jallikattu

Supporting the bull taming sport of "Jallikattu", BJP MP Tarun Vijay has said the sport is part of Tamil culture and should not be banned.

Tamil Nadu wants centre's help in holding Jallikattu

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam Saturday said his government would take all measures to ensure traditional Jallikattu (bull taming) was held and the central government would be urged to remove bulls from the list of animals not to be trained for public performance.

HC dismisses petitions seeking permission to hold Jallikattu

The Madras High Court today dismissed a batch of petitions seeking permission to hold Jallikaattu or taming the bull sport during temple festivals.

DMK urges TN Govt to seek review of SC ban on jallikattu

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday urged the Jayalalithaa Government in Tamil Nadu to seek review of the Supreme Court`s verdict banning `jallikattu`, describing the popular bull taming sport as a symbol of Tamil culture.

Jairam Ramesh welcomes ban on use of bull for Jallikattu

Union Minister Jairam Ramesh today welcomed the Supreme Court ban on the use of bulls for the Jallikattu events or bullock-cart races across the country and expressed hope that it will put an end to a barbaric practice.

SC bans Tamil Nadu bull fights, bullock cart races

Urging the government to accord constitutional status to animal rights, the Supreme Court Wednesday banned Tamil Nadu`s centuries-old Jallikattu bull fights.

SC bans Tamil Nadu bull fights

The Supreme Court Wednesday banned Tamil Nadu`s centuries-old Jallikattu bull fights.

35 injured during Jallikattu

Thirty five persons, including bull tamers and spectators, were injured on Tuesday in the `Jallikattu` (bull taming sport) at Avaniyapuram here, organised as part of "Pongal harvest festival.

Fifty injured during Jallikattu

About 50 persons, including bull tamers and spectators, were injured in the Jallikattu (taming of the bull) event conducted at nearby Sakkudi as part of a temple festival here on Sunday, police said.

Twenty two injured during Jallikattu in TN

Twenty two persons were injured, in the Jallikattu (taming of the bull) event that took place at Palamedu town as a part of Pongal harvest festival.

Supreme Court declines to stay Jallikattu

Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay Tamil Nadu`s traditional bull fight Jallikattu for the upcoming festival of Pongal starting next month.

Jallikattu held in 18 villages in TN

The famous bull-taming festival `Jallikattu` was conducted in 18 villages since February by organisers after filing separate writ petitions, the Government said today.

40 injured during Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu

More than 40 people, including spectators, were injured during bull taming sport, `Jallikattu`, at Sakkudi.

HC nod for "jallikattu" with conditions

Madras High Court on Thursday
permitted holding of the traditional sport of "jallikattu" which is popular in rural areas
of Tamil Nadu.

Hema Malini urges ban on Tamil Nadu`s Jallikattu

Hema Malini has written to Jairam Ramesh on behalf of PETA urging him to ban Tamil Nadu`s popular bull taming sport.