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New cattle rules like prohibition on decoration, painting may make implementation difficult
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New cattle rules like prohibition on decoration, painting may make implementation difficult

These rules apply to bulls, bullocks, cows, buffalos, steers, heifers, calves and camels, and would affect the nearly 300 million cattle in India.

Kerala Youth Congress' calf slaughter act: PETA wants action against accused
India

Kerala Youth Congress' calf slaughter act: PETA wants action against accused

Animal rights body PETA has written to the Kerala police demanding strict action against the Youth Congress workers allegedly involved in the public butchering of a calf in the state's Kannur district.

Yogi Adityanath govt's crackdown on illegal meat sellers necessary to stop thefts
Politics

Yogi Adityanath govt's crackdown on illegal meat sellers necessary to stop thefts

It's true that those engaged in running slaughterhouses and meat trade belong to the Muslim community but a number of Hindus are also in this business. The argument that this is an alibi to force vegetarianism on people of UP is devoid of any merit.

Culling stray dogs: Civic bodies are inflicting needless suffering on man's best friend
Life

Culling stray dogs: Civic bodies are inflicting needless suffering on man's best friend

What is ownership? Do we own everything in the world? Is every plant, every creature a belonging of some human. Does it have no right to live?

Beauty and the beasts: The cosmetics industry is cruel to animals, but you can make a difference
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Beauty and the beasts: The cosmetics industry is cruel to animals, but you can make a difference

You are going to a party, so naturally you want to look and smell your best. You have a long, hot bath, shampoo your hair yourself and then sit down before the dressing table to make-up your face.

Kambala: Peta slams Karnataka govt for legalising buffalo race, calls it a 'black mark' on India
India

Kambala: Peta slams Karnataka govt for legalising buffalo race, calls it a 'black mark' on India

On a day the Karnataka Assembly passed a bill to legalise traditional buffalo race Kambala, animal rights body Peta on Monday said allowing this "cruelty" to be afflicted on animals is "shameful" and leaves a "black mark" on India.

Jallikattu begins: Madurai's Palamedu arena hosts bull taming sport, 850 animals registered
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Jallikattu begins: Madurai's Palamedu arena hosts bull taming sport, 850 animals registered

Madurai'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.

Jallikattu ban: Why the demand for revival of a blood sport does not indicate people’s freedom
India

Jallikattu ban: Why the demand for revival of a blood sport does not indicate people’s freedom

Given, that these animal sports have their cultural and historical heritage, these protests demanding the lifting of bans against the sports are guaranteed to raise machismo and regional jingoism.

Jallikattu debate: 'Not about Tamil pride anymore, it's now a fight between state and Supreme Court'
India

Jallikattu debate: 'Not about Tamil pride anymore, it's now a fight between state and Supreme Court'

Manoj Oswal, an animal rights activist who was appointed by the Supreme Court to monitor the sport of jallikattu between 2010 and 2012. Oswal is currently in New Delhi and part of the around 50 animal rights activists, lovers and groups who are challenging the government of Tamil Nadu's bill that allows conducting of the bull-taming sport. Firstpost caught up with the activist to give the other side of the story.

Jallikattu: Denial meets drama and violence as drought-hit Tamil Nadu seeks release with bulls
India

Jallikattu: Denial meets drama and violence as drought-hit Tamil Nadu seeks release with bulls

Jallikattu is more than just about culture, the pent up frustration of Tamil Nadu that is both thirsty and hungry has found a release in the bull-taming sport. It started as a debate, then drama and now violence

Jallikattu: Animal Welfare Board to challenge Tamil Nadu's new law in Supreme Court
India

Jallikattu: Animal Welfare Board to challenge Tamil Nadu's new law in Supreme Court

The 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.

Jallikattu: Centre to withdraw January 2016 notification, clear legal hurdles to conduct sport in Tamil Nadu
India

Jallikattu: Centre to withdraw January 2016 notification, clear legal hurdles to conduct sport in Tamil Nadu

Earlier, 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

Jallikattu row: Kamal Haasan condemns police action, calls protest a symbol of discontent
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Jallikattu row: Kamal Haasan condemns police action, calls protest a symbol of discontent

A day after police forcibly evicted pro-jallkattu protesters, actor Kamal Haasan on Tuesday questioned the action and said he was shocked that women and children were also reportedly caught in the melee.

Jallikattu legalised in Tamil Nadu: State Assembly passes bill without any opposition
India

Jallikattu legalised in Tamil Nadu: State Assembly passes bill without any opposition

fter a morning of violent protests across the state of Tamil Nadu, the state assembly on Monday passed a bill that replaces an ordinance and legalises jallikattu, the bull taming sport, in the state.

Jallikattu row: Support pours in from Tamil-Americans protesting in Washington
India

Jallikattu row: Support pours in from Tamil-Americans protesting in Washington

Several hundred Tamil-Americans have gathered at the Gandhi status here to hold a rally in support of the ongoing Jallikattu movement demanding lifting of the ban on bull-taming sport which is an integral part of Tamilian culture.

As Tamil Nadu conducts jallikattu, 2 die during sport, 1 in protests
India

As Tamil Nadu conducts jallikattu, 2 die during sport, 1 in protests

Three persons died, two during jallikattu in Pudukottai and one during demonstration at Madurai, as the bull taming sport was conducted on Sunday in various parts of Tamil Nadu amid protests which forced chief Minister O Panneerselvam to leave for Chennai without inaugurating it at Alanganallur.

Jallikattu row: Tamil Nadu govt moves SC, files caveat anticipating opposition to ordinance
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Jallikattu row: Tamil Nadu govt moves SC, files caveat anticipating opposition to ordinance

Anticipating challenge to its ordinance allowing bull-taming sport jallikattu in the state, Tamil Nadu government has filed a caveat in the Supreme Court.

Jallikattu held in various parts of Tamil Nadu despite Alanganallur boycott
India

Jallikattu held in various parts of Tamil Nadu despite Alanganallur boycott

Jallikattu began in parts of Tamil Nadu on Sunday, including Tiruchirappalli district, with traditional fervour, even as protests continued at Alanganallur in Madurai, where people refused to hold the famous sport seeking a "permanent solution".

Jallikattu ban: Peta receives abusive calls, threat of rape; says fight for animal rights will continue
India

Jallikattu ban: Peta receives abusive calls, threat of rape; says fight for animal rights will continue

Besides 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

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.