Malayalam film 'Jallikattu' out of Oscar race

'Jallikattu', the 2019 action drama, is based on the short story named Maoist by Hareesh. The film stars Antony Varghese, Chemban Vinod Jose, Sabumon Abdusamad and Santhy Balachandran. The story revolves around a buffalo that flees from a slaughterhouse in a remote hill town of Kerala, and ends up unleashing pandemonium as the townsfolk end up in its hunt. 

Feb 10, 2021, 16:13 PM IST

DNA: Strange politics of Rahul Gandhi

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Jan 14, 2021, 23:12 PM IST

Tamil Nadu govt grants permission for Jallikattu with COVID-19 restrictions

The Tamil Nadu government has permitted the authorities to hold the annual Jallikattu event with the Centre’s COVID-19 safety protocols in place.

Dec 23, 2020, 11:48 AM IST

Bollywood Breaking 20-20 : Kangana congratulates Jallikattu for India's official entry in Oscars

Kangana Ranaut congratulates Jallikattu makets for India's official entry to Oscars and once again slams Bollywood.

Nov 26, 2020, 15:42 PM IST

Jalikattu event kills 1, injures 15 in Coimbatore

The Supreme Court in 2014 had banned Jallikattu after a plea was filed by the Animal Welfare Board of India and the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). But the state government insisted that the bull-taming sport was a crucial part of its culture and identity.

Feb 24, 2020, 11:39 AM IST

Jallikattu held in Tamil Nadu's Madurai; over 700 bulls participate

More than 2,000 police personnel have been deployed for security, said the newsagency. 

Jan 17, 2020, 10:04 AM IST

Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu's bull-taming sport, begins in Madurai after authorities review arrangements

Ahead of the start of the Jalikattu event, district collector, along with a local minister, examined the arrangements

Jan 15, 2020, 09:55 AM IST

Jallikattu returns to Madurai with stricter norms, competitions to be held from Jan 15-31

Around 2,000 bulls are likely to take part in various Jallikattu events all across Tamil Nadu during the Pongal festival. 

Jan 11, 2020, 08:05 AM IST

Two die during grand 'Jallikattu' event in Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai

The bull taming sporting event, coordinated by Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabaskar at Viralimalai saw the participation of 1,354 bulls and 424 tamers.

Jan 21, 2019, 09:47 AM IST

On Day 1 of Jallikattu, 48 bull-tamers injured

At least 48 bull tamers, participating bull-taming sport 'jallikattu' held at Madurai's Palamedu in Tamil Nadu as part of the Pongal festivities, were injured on Wednesday. Out of the 48, 14 are seriously injured. 

Jan 17, 2019, 14:21 PM IST

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Jan 15, 2019, 20:44 PM IST

5W1H: Season’s first Jallikattu organized in Tamil Nadu

Bull tamers participated in the season’s first Jallikattu which was conducted in Tamil Nadu. This year several changes have been made in the process of taking part in its traditional bull-taming event. Watch full video to know more.

Jan 15, 2019, 17:30 PM IST

Tamil Nadu becoming 'training centre' for extremists, says Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan, sparks row

MoS Pon Radhakrishnan has said that Tamil Nadu is no longer a peaceful state.

Feb 15, 2018, 12:04 PM IST

SC frames 5 questions on Jallikattu case, refers matter to Constitution bench

The Supreme Court has referred the matter relating to Tamil Nadu's bull taming sport Jallikattu to a Constitution bench. The apex court has framed five questions to be adjudicated by Constitution bench in the matter.


Feb 02, 2018, 11:08 AM IST

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 11, 2018, 22:19 PM IST

Report on jallikattu violence in another 8 months: Panel

The one-man commission of inquiry probing the violence during the jallikattu (taming of bull) protests in Tamil Nadu, on Thursday said it will submit its report in another eight months.

Nov 16, 2017, 23:58 PM IST