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Jan 21, 2018
Budget 2018: Animal rights body asks govt to allocate funds for maintenance of gaushalasWith Union budget just days away, an animal rights body has asked govt to allocate funds for host of animal issues including for maintenance of gaushalas
Jan 16, 2018
Tamil Nadu: 11 injured in jallikattu celebrations in Palamedu as hundreds participate in bull taming sportGaiety and valour marked the conduct of jallikattu on Monday at nearby Palamedu, famous for the bull taming sport, which left 11 competitors injured
Nov 06, 2017
SC seeks response of Tamil Nadu government on PETA's plea opposing JallikattuThe Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from the Tamil Nadu government on a plea of animal rights body PETA opposing Jallikattu.
May 27, 2017
Ban on cattle trade: Govt clarifies that rules modified to end animal crueltyIn wake of the outcry over amended rules on cattle sale, the government on Saturday clarified that the modifications were done to prevent cruelty to animals in cattle markets and not to regulate cattle traded for slaughterhouses.
Feb 09, 2017
Jallikattu begins: Madurai's Palamedu arena hosts bull taming sport, 850 animals registeredMadurai's famous jallikattu arena Palamedu hosted the bull taming sport on Thursday, reports said. The event, which is taking place after two years after a ban on the sport was lifted in January, started at 8 am and will go on till 4 pm on Thursday.
Jan 25, 2017
Jallikattu: Animal Welfare Board to challenge Tamil Nadu's new law in Supreme CourtThe Animal Welfare Board of India and other animal welfare bodies have moved the Supreme Court challenging the new act allowing jallikattu in Tamil Nadu, according to a report in NDTV.
Jan 24, 2017
Jallikattu: Centre to withdraw January 2016 notification, clear legal hurdles to conduct sport in Tamil NaduEarlier, the central government had requested the Supreme Court to defer the delivery of its judgment on the validity of the government's 7 January 2016 notification allowing jallikattu with restrictions in Tamil Nadu
Jul 26, 2016
Jallikattu can't be justified as tradition: SC sets date for hearing on 30 AugThe Supreme Court on Tuesday said that just because the bull-taming sport of Jallikattu is a centuries-old tradition, it can't be justified.
Jun 09, 2016
Rights groups say culling won't help lessen human-animal conflictAnimal rights bodies expressed "shock" over the environment ministry's stand saying such killings will not help mitigate human-animal conflict.
Jan 13, 2016
Animal welfare board VC Chinny Krishna is 'delighted' SC stayed ban on Jallikattu, refuses to resign from officeIn May 2014, the Supreme Court had passed final orders on the issue of Jallikattu banning the sport. In its order, the court had meticulously gone into the issue of culture and tradition, ruling that the sport was inherently cruel in nature and that culture or tradition could not be a reason to allow practices which unnecessarily inflict cruelty on animals for human pleasure.