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Jan 21, 2017
Jallikattu row: Despite promulgation of ordinance, youngsters at Marina continue stirThe pro-jallikattu protests continued for the fifth day today across Tamil Nadu with the youth and students continuing to stay put at the venues, including the Marina, the epicentre of the statewide stir. The entire area in and around Marina was abuzz with hordes of men, women and children shouting slogans, seeking a nod for the bull-taming sport.
Jan 21, 2017
Jallikattu ban: Peta receives abusive calls, threat of rape; says fight for animal rights will continueBesides the anti-Peta sloganeering and posters, the animal rights NGO has been facing abusive and threatening phone calls including that of rape to its CEO Poorva Joshipura, claims Peta India's director Dr V Manilal. Edited excerpts from an interview
Jan 20, 2017
Jallikattu: Amending laws without due inquiry on the basis of outrage sets a dangerous precedentJallikattu: It is a dangerous presentment and a perverse exercise of power conferred by the Constitution to the President of India and the Governors.
Jan 20, 2017
Jallikattu protests: If we can eat animals, why does it matter how we treat them?It is sad that in the name of culture practices like jallikattu continue to be defended.
Jan 19, 2017
Jallikattu uprising is a spontaneous pushback against the tyranny of antiseptic western 'liberalism'Far from being an expression of cruelty, jallikattu is pitting man and beast in a celebration of bonding.
Jan 16, 2017
Maratha morcha in Mumbai postponed to 6 March due to election code of conductThe silent rally of Maratha community under the banner of 'Maratha Kranti Morcha' has been postponed to 6 March in the wake of election code of conduct.
Jan 13, 2017
As Barack Obama's term comes to an end, it's time to put our hope for change in ourselvesPresident Barack Obama is an American zealot, fervent in his belief that the institutions are sound, more or less incorruptible, and will eventually win the day
Jan 04, 2017
Demonetisation: RBI refuses to exchange old notes; woman goes topless in protestThe woman, who was with her child, was in tears when turned away by guards after repeated request to exchange her junked notes
Dec 23, 2016
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik should listen to farmers or BJD's poll calculations could go awryRecently in Odisha, more than 4,000 farmers under the banner of NavaNirman Krushak Sangathan, tried to congregate in Bhubaneshwar on 14 December to press for their three-point charter of demands – price, prestige and pension.
Dec 20, 2016
Kodava protests in Karnataka: Warring factions must unite and speak in one voiceThe Kodavas in Karnataka are up in arms again.