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Two Die at Indian Bull-Taming Event, Protesters Clash With Police - Wall Street Journal (subscription) (blog);

Two Die at Indian Bull-Taming Event, Protesters Clash With Police - Wall Street Journal (subscription) (blog)

Wall Street Journal (subscription) (blog)Two Die at Indian Bull-Taming Event, Protesters Clash With PoliceWall Street Journal (subscription) (blog)Fans of the Indian sport of bull taming clashed with police in Chennai, capital of the southern state of Tamil Nadu Monday, a day after two men were killed by a bull at an event in the state. Police remove a demonstrator from Marina beach during a ...and more »

Is Jallikattu bull-fighting cruel or an important Indian cultural practice? - The Observers (blog);

Is Jallikattu bull-fighting cruel or an important Indian cultural practice? - The Observers (blog)

The Observers (blog)Is Jallikattu bull-fighting cruel or an important Indian cultural practice?The Observers (blog)The southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu has just temporarily overturned a ban on a controversial bull-taming festival, after days of protests turned violent on Monday, January 23. Though the Indian Supreme Court had previously banned Jallikattu in 2014 ...and more »

Animal welfare bodies move SC challenging new act allowing Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu - Daily News & Analysis;

Animal welfare bodies move SC challenging new act allowing Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisAnimal welfare bodies move SC challenging new act allowing Jallikattu in Tamil NaduDaily News & AnalysisSupreme Court has listed the matter for Monday along with Centre's plea for withdrawing the 2016 notification. The Animal Welfare Board of India and other animal welfare bodies on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging the new Act allowing ...and more »

Plea to quash Tamil Nadu's jallikattu Bill to be heard in SC on Monday - Times of India;

Plea to quash Tamil Nadu's jallikattu Bill to be heard in SC on Monday - Times of India

Times of IndiaPlea to quash Tamil Nadu's jallikattu Bill to be heard in SC on MondayTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: Animal rights activists today moved the Supreme Court challenging the validity of the Tamil Nadu Assembly passing a Bill+ allowing the bull-taming sport of jallikattu to be conducted. The top court said it will hear the plea this coming Monday.and more »

Jallikattu: Human Rights Panel Sends Notice To Tamil Nadu Government Over Police Violence - NDTV;

Jallikattu: Human Rights Panel Sends Notice To Tamil Nadu Government Over Police Violence - NDTV

NDTVJallikattu: Human Rights Panel Sends Notice To Tamil Nadu Government Over Police ViolenceNDTVNew Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the Tamil Nadu government and the state police over reports of "unprovoked excesses" committed by the forces in quelling the pro-Jallikattu protests in Chennai. The NHRC today said ...and more »

Stalin demands transfer of Chennai Police Commissioner - The Hindu;

Stalin demands transfer of Chennai Police Commissioner - The Hindu

The HinduStalin demands transfer of Chennai Police CommissionerThe Hindu... : Leader of the Opposition and DMK working president M.K. Stalin on Tuesday demanded the transfer of Chennai Police Commissioner S. George and other officers for their alleged failure in handling the peaceful pro-jallikattu protests of students and ...and more »

Jallikattu: Centre To Withdraw Notification Under Challenge In Top Court - NDTV;

Jallikattu: Centre To Withdraw Notification Under Challenge In Top Court - NDTV

NDTVJallikattu: Centre To Withdraw Notification Under Challenge In Top CourtNDTVThe NDA governments notification came after Tamil Nadu requested centre to help bring back Jallikattu. New Delhi: The Centre has told the Supreme Court that it was ready to withdraw its 2016 notification that allowed Jallikattu, the bull taming sport ...and more »

What Sparked Police Excesses In Chennai? New Video From Ground Zero - NDTV;

What Sparked Police Excesses In Chennai? New Video From Ground Zero - NDTV

NDTVWhat Sparked Police Excesses In Chennai? New Video From Ground ZeroNDTVChennai: A frenzied crowd on rampage, booing, catcalling and shrieking, setting fire to bikes and a vehicle outside the Ice House Police station - the closest to Chennai's Marina beach, where the protest against Jallikattu was being held. Sources said ...and more »

Probe street battles in Jallikattu protest - Deccan Chronicle;

Probe street battles in Jallikattu protest - Deccan Chronicle

Deccan ChronicleProbe street battles in Jallikattu protestDeccan ChronicleFortunately, firearms are not ordinarily stocked in police stations in an ordinarily peaceful city like Chennai. Protestors supporting Jallikattu, a traditional bull-taming ritual try to hold on to each other as police try to remove them from the ...and more »

Flirting with chauvinism - The Hindu;

Flirting with chauvinism - The Hindu

The HinduFlirting with chauvinismThe HinduIn Tamil Nadu right now, the danger lies in the possibility that political elites within the Dravidian parties may empower the more intolerant strand of Tamil identity politics. A great wave of ethnic sentiment is sweeping across Tamil Nadu. What began ...and more »

The end of a protest - The Hindu

The end of a protestThe HinduEverybody loves a good protest — an orderly, self-limiting protest at iconic landmarks organised with state sanction and police protection. But what began as a people's protest on Chennai's Marina beach against the ban on jallikattu quickly descended ...and more »

Marina out of bounds; demand for action against police grows louder - The Hindu;

Marina out of bounds; demand for action against police grows louder - The Hindu

The HinduMarina out of bounds; demand for action against police grows louderThe HinduFew people stay near the sea at Marina after the jallikattu protest withdrawn on Tuesday in Chennai. | Photo Credit: K.V. Srinivasan · R. Sivaraman. CHENNAI: January 24, 2017 22:58 IST. Updated: January 25, 2017 01:38 IST. more-in ...and more »

NHRC issues notice to TN - The Hindu;

NHRC issues notice to TN - The Hindu

The HinduNHRC issues notice to TNThe HinduThe police blocked main roads that led to Marina Beach and other parts of Chennai. | Photo Credit: R. Ragu · Damini Nath. NEW DELHI: , January 24, 2017 19:30 IST. Updated: January 24, 2017 23:24 IST. more-in ...and more »

How The Leaderless Jallikattu Protests At Chennai's Marina Beach Came Undone - Huffington Post India;

How The Leaderless Jallikattu Protests At Chennai's Marina Beach Came Undone - Huffington Post India

Huffington Post IndiaHow The Leaderless Jallikattu Protests At Chennai's Marina Beach Came UndoneHuffington Post IndiaIndian police try to control a protest against the ban on the Jallikattu bull taming ritual at Marina Beach. ADVERTISEMENT. A little after 5 pm on Monday, more than twenty lawyers of the Madras High court trekked to the end of the beach where 2000-odd ...and more »

Jallikattu: ethics versus entrenched traditions - The Hindu;

Jallikattu: ethics versus entrenched traditions - The Hindu

The HinduJallikattu: ethics versus entrenched traditionsThe HinduThe protest for the traditional bull-taming sport have been loud and widespread. But how many of these voices truly evaluated the issue before taking to the streets? A lot of people are siding with or against the Jallikattu protests with little ...and more »

Centre withdraws 2016 notification on jallikattu - The Hindu;

Centre withdraws 2016 notification on jallikattu - The Hindu

The HinduCentre withdraws 2016 notification on jallikattuThe HinduThe Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it would withdraw its 2016 notification allowing bull taming sport Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu in view of the fresh legislation, passed by the state assembly, on the issue. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi ...and more »

The Jallikattu Fire May Have Been Doused For Now, But The Tamil Nadu Government Has Just Opened The Pandora's ... - Huffington Post India;

The Jallikattu Fire May Have Been Doused For Now, But The Tamil Nadu Government Has Just Opened The Pandora's ... - Huffington Post India

Huffington Post IndiaThe Jallikattu Fire May Have Been Doused For Now, But The Tamil Nadu Government Has Just Opened The Pandora's ...Huffington Post IndiaIndian police try to control a protest against the ban on the Jallikattu bull taming ritual at Marina Beach in Chennai on January 23, 2017. ADVERTISEMENT. There's one lesson we have all learned from jallikattu. It has nothing to do with hoary Tamil ...and more »

The Jallikattu ordinance: Let's not shed more blood in the name of tradition - Hindustan Times;

The Jallikattu ordinance: Let's not shed more blood in the name of tradition - Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesThe Jallikattu ordinance: Let's not shed more blood in the name of traditionHindustan TimesA protest to lift the ban on Jallikattu in Chennai. Tamil Nadu governor C Vidyasagar Rao's approval for a state government ordinance that circumvents a Supreme Court ban on Jallikattu, a traditional bull-taming sport, appears to have given a licence to ...and more »

Jallikattu protests: Chennai videos showing 'violence by police' to be probed - Hindustan Times;

Jallikattu protests: Chennai videos showing 'violence by police' to be probed - Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesJallikattu protests: Chennai videos showing 'violence by police' to be probedHindustan TimesChennai police commissioner S George has assured a probe into allegations that some of his colleagues resorted to rioting and set fire to vehicles during to crackdown on protesters demanding the lifting of a ban on bull-taming sport Jallikattu. india ...and more »

Jallikattu protests: Peace returning to Tamil Nadu a day after violence over police action - Hindustan Times;

Jallikattu protests: Peace returning to Tamil Nadu a day after violence over police action - Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesJallikattu protests: Peace returning to Tamil Nadu a day after violence over police actionHindustan TimesJallikattu supporters at Marina beach in Chennai before the protests were called off. (V. SRINIVASULU / Hindustan Times). A week-long agitation in support of Jallikattu appeared to have ended across Tamil Nadu on Tuesday as protesters moved out of ...and more »