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Jallikattu ban: BJP backs people of Tamil Nadu, blames UPA for depriving state of traditional sport
Politics

Jallikattu ban: BJP backs people of Tamil Nadu, blames UPA for depriving state of traditional sport

On 27 November 2010, the Supreme Court permitted jallikattu under the provisions of TNRJA, for a period of five months starting 15 January of any year.

SC refuses to hold three notifications allowing culling of Nilgai, wild boars and monkeys
India

SC refuses to hold three notifications allowing culling of Nilgai, wild boars and monkeys

The Supreme Court on Monday asked an animal rights activist and other organisations to point out to the Central government flaws in its notifications permitting the culling of nilgais, wild boars and rhesus monkeys in Bihar, Uttrakhand and Himachal Pradesh.

Lifting SC ban on Jallikattu shows how this govt is undermining institutions: Ex-Solicitor General Parasaran
India

Lifting SC ban on Jallikattu shows how this govt is undermining institutions: Ex-Solicitor General Parasaran

While Tamil Nadu’s bull tamers rejoice at the Centre’s notification allowing the traditional bull-taming sport of Jallikattu to be performed a week from now, legal experts are furious at the notification itself

Supreme Court to decide if using elephants for joyrides is cruel
Life

Supreme Court to decide if using elephants for joyrides is cruel

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought responses from the Centre, Rajasthan and Goa on pleas alleging that cruelty is being meted out to elephants.

Restrict visitor timings at Kerala's Guruvayur elephant sanctuary: Animal welfare board
India

Restrict visitor timings at Kerala's Guruvayur elephant sanctuary: Animal welfare board

In a recent letter the AWBI said the entry of visitors need to be immediately restricted to six hours a day for better upkeep of the elephants