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Three spectators attacked, killed by bulls during Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu

Three spectators attacked, killed by bulls during Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu

In a village in Sivaganga district -- around 500 km from here -- two persons were killed when a bull attacked them on being released. Around 50 persons were injured in the attack.

Jan 16, 2018, 17:14 PM IST
Teenager gored to death during Jallikattu festival in Tamil Nadu's Madurai

Teenager gored to death during Jallikattu festival in Tamil Nadu's Madurai

Kalimuthu, hailing from Dindigul district, suffered serious injuries when a bull attacked him while he was near the bull collection point by the animal owners.

Jan 15, 2018, 17:23 PM IST
With 3000 bulls and 1000 bull tamers, Jallikattu begins in Madurai

With 3000 bulls and 1000 bull tamers, Jallikattu begins in Madurai

The three-day Jallikattu event – a bull-taming sport – began in several parts of Tamil Nadu, including Madurai.

Jan 14, 2018, 11:24 AM IST
Now Aadhaar mandatory for Jallikattu in Madurai

Now Aadhaar mandatory for Jallikattu in Madurai

The Madurai District administration on Thursday made Aadhaar mandatory for all bull tamers participating in Jallikattu event.

Jan 11, 2018, 22:19 PM IST
Kin of dead woman injured in bee attack during burial in Tamil Nadu's Madurai

Kin of dead woman injured in bee attack during burial in Tamil Nadu's Madurai

Grieving relatives of a dead octogenarian had a tough time bidding farewell to the departed soul, when a swarm of bees suddenly attacked them at the burial site here, prompting police and fire officials to intervene.

Nov 29, 2017, 15:00 PM IST
We were not allowed to see Jayalalithaa in hospital, lied about her condition: TN minister

We were not allowed to see Jayalalithaa in hospital, lied about her condition: TN minister

In a significant development, senior Tamil Nadu minister and AIADMK leader Dindigul Srinivasan on Saturday claimed that afraid of party Sasikala, party leaders lied about Jayalalithaa's health last year so that people believe that she was improving.

Sep 23, 2017, 19:05 PM IST
Madurai: Blue Whale challenge kills college student; suicide note says, 'once you enter, you can never exit'

Madurai: Blue Whale challenge kills college student; suicide note says, 'once you enter, you can never exit'

After Mumbai, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh, the disastrous online game Blue Whale Challenge has claimed life of a 19-year-old college student in Madurai. 

Aug 31, 2017, 09:08 AM IST

Tamil Nadu government asked to consider parole plea of Rajiv Gandhi's assassin

A bench of justices S S Sundresh and N Sathish Kumar gave the direction to the state home secretary on a plea by Ravichandran's mother Rajeshwari.

Jul 11, 2017, 19:44 PM IST

CM Palaniswami reviews drought relief measures in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday reviewed drought relief measures taken up by various government departments to tackle the drought situation in the state.

Mar 28, 2017, 18:09 PM IST
Jallikattu held in Alanganallur, 47 injured

Jallikattu held in Alanganallur, 47 injured

The much-awaited jallikattu was held amid tight security today in nearby Alanganallur, famous for the bull-taming sport, which left 47 sportsmen injured, police said.

Feb 10, 2017, 23:28 PM 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
36 injured in Jallikattu event at Madurai's Avanipuram

36 injured in Jallikattu event at Madurai's Avanipuram

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

Feb 05, 2017, 15:55 PM IST
Jallikattu begins in Tamil Nadu; over 900 bulls, 1200 tamers to take part

Jallikattu begins in Tamil Nadu; over 900 bulls, 1200 tamers to take part

Tamil Nadu's Avaniapuram is getting ready to witness one of the biggest Jallikattu in its history with over 900 bulls taking part in the event. 

Feb 05, 2017, 10:34 AM IST
Tamil Nadu CM announces probe into violence during pro-Jallikattu stir

Tamil Nadu CM announces probe into violence during pro-Jallikattu stir

Bowing to demands from opposition parties and others, Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday announced a Commission of Inquiry to go into the circumstances leading to the violence during the recent pro-Jallikattu stir at the Marina and elsewhere and the alleged police excesses.

Jan 31, 2017, 14:17 PM IST
Bill to replace Jallikattu ordinance to be tabled this evening

Bill to replace Jallikattu ordinance to be tabled this evening

The much-expected bill to replace the Tamil Nadu government's Jallikattu ordinance will be tabled in the state assembly this evening, Speaker P Dhanapal said.

Jan 23, 2017, 13:49 PM IST

Two dead, 28 injured during Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai district

Jallikattu protests are still on. Madurai locals are furious against temporary solution (Ordinance). Here are all the LIVE updates:- 

Jan 22, 2017, 21:41 PM IST
No Jallikattu in Madurai - Here is why

No Jallikattu in Madurai - Here is why

Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu's bull taming sport, will not be held in Alanganallur in Madurai district on Sunday despite a government nod as no preparation has been done, the organisers said.

Jan 22, 2017, 13:12 PM IST

LIVE - Tamil Nadu Governor promulgates Ordinance lifting ban on Jallikattu

A day after the Central government gave its nod, the Tamil Nadu government on Saturday cleared an Ordinance to enable the holding of popular bull-taming sport Jallikattu in the state.

Jan 21, 2017, 21:32 PM IST
Ready to hold Jallikattu at Alanganallur, says Madurai district administration

Ready to hold Jallikattu at Alanganallur, says Madurai district administration

With the Centre clearing a draft ordinance to allow Jallikattu, the Madurai district administration on Saturday said it is fully prepared to hold the bull-taming sport at Alanganallur, near here.

Jan 21, 2017, 18:19 PM IST

Jallikattu stir: As it happened on Friday

In the Tamil Nadu government's draft ordinance, bulls will be denotified from the list of 'performing animals' in the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.

Jan 20, 2017, 21:50 PM IST