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Pongal celebrated in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; Jallikattu peps up festive zeal

Pongal celebrated in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; Jallikattu peps up festive zeal

The harvest festival of 'Pongal' was celebrated with traditional fervour across Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Sunday.

Jan 14, 2018, 21:13 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Lohri

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Lohri

In a series of tweets, PM Modi greeted various communities celebrating the festivals in different forms in Assam, Tamil Nadu, Punjab and Gujarat.

Jan 14, 2018, 18:59 PM IST

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Jan 14, 2018, 13:50 PM IST
Tamil Nadu celebrates Pongal with traditional fervour

Tamil Nadu celebrates Pongal with traditional fervour

People across Tamil Nadu on Sunday celebrated the harvest festival of Pongal thanking rain, sun and farm animals.

Jan 14, 2018, 10:02 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wishes nation on Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Uttarayan, Magh Bihu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wishes nation on Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Uttarayan, Magh Bihu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter on January 14, 2018, to wish the entire nation on Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Uttarayan, Magh Bihu.

Jan 14, 2018, 08:54 AM IST
Bogi festival: Smoke disrupts flight services in Chennai

Bogi festival: Smoke disrupts flight services in Chennai

The Chennai International Airport witnessed massive smoke due to the burning of old articles on Bogi festival.

Jan 13, 2018, 08:53 AM IST
Tamil Nadu transport workers end strike, bus services return to normal

Tamil Nadu transport workers end strike, bus services return to normal

Bus services returned to normal in Tamil Nadu on Friday after transport workers withdrew their eight- day old strike over wage related issues.

Jan 12, 2018, 10:44 AM IST

Thirty-six injured in Jallikattu event at Avanipuram

Thirty-six people were injured, one of them seriously, in a Jallikattu event held at Avanipuram in the district amid high-security today in which more than 900 bulls were used, police said.

Feb 05, 2017, 17:09 PM IST
Jallikattu: Tamil Nadu CM thanks PM Narendra Modi for support

Jallikattu: Tamil Nadu CM thanks PM Narendra Modi for support

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Saturday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his support to Jallikattu, an emotive issue which triggered mass protests across the state.

Jan 21, 2017, 19:36 PM IST
Jallikattu row: Centre clears Tamil Nadu government's ordinance

Jallikattu row: Centre clears Tamil Nadu government's ordinance

The Tamil Nadu Cabinet is expected to meet on Saturday morning to clear the ordinance and recommend it to the Governor Vidyasagar Rao for promulgation.

Jan 21, 2017, 00:18 AM IST

Kaanum Pongal celebrated with great enthusiasm in Tamil Nadu

 Kaanum Pongal, the last day of the Pongal festivities, in which people visit their near and dear ones, was celebrated in Tamil Nadu with great enthusiasm.

Jan 16, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
Subramanian Swamy slams Jallikattu protest, says will take matter to CBI to challenge animal rights funding

Subramanian Swamy slams Jallikattu protest, says will take matter to CBI to challenge animal rights funding

The Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday alleged that protest organised against Jallikattu has been inspired from abroad and he intends to take the case to CBI in terms of funding of the animal rights organisations.

Jan 16, 2017, 08:51 AM IST
Jallikattu row: Pass judgement after proper analysis, Tamil Nadu locals urge Supreme Court

Jallikattu row: Pass judgement after proper analysis, Tamil Nadu locals urge Supreme Court

The citizens of southern state Tamil Nadu on Sunday urges the Supreme Court to pass the judgment on bull-taming sports Jallikattu after a proper analysis. 

Jan 15, 2017, 11:45 AM IST
Actress Trisha in Jallikattu row, says never opposed the sport

Actress Trisha in Jallikattu row, says never opposed the sport

Targeted by pro-Jallikattu groups for her association with animal rights group PETA which opposes the bull taming sport, actress Trisha today said she has never spoken against Jallikattu.

Jan 14, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
Jallikattu supporters taken into custody for allegedly trying to defy SC ban

Jallikattu supporters taken into custody for allegedly trying to defy SC ban

Several supporters of Jallikattu were on Saturday taken into preventive custody near here for allegedly trying to defy a ban on the traditional bull taming sport associated with Pongal festivities.

Jan 14, 2017, 14:28 PM IST
Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bihu wishes throng Twitter; look who said what!

Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bihu wishes throng Twitter; look who said what!

On the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Bihu—celebrities across the country took to Twitter and wished well for their fans. The country celebrates not one but three festivals hailing from respective states in full festive fervour.

Jan 14, 2017, 11:13 AM IST
Jallikattu row: After Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth bats for bull taming sport

Jallikattu row: After Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth bats for bull taming sport

Days after south superstar Kamal Haasan openly batted for Jallikattu, Thalaiva Rajinikanth too has spoken in favour of the traditional bull taming sport. 

Jan 14, 2017, 10:23 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Makar Sankranti, Pongal; says this diversity is India's greatest strength

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Makar Sankranti, Pongal; says this diversity is India's greatest strength

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday wished the nation on the festivals of Makar Sakranti, Pongal, Magh Bihu and Uttarayan.

Jan 14, 2017, 08:59 AM IST