The apex court had earlier on 16 November rejected the plea of the Tamil Nadu govt seeking review of the 2014 judgement.
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The pro-jallikattu movement has dire consequences, not just for the bulls who are tormented sometimes to death and not just for the more than 5,000 humans who were injured or killed while observing or...
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"I don’t think I made any inflammatory speeches."
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The political repercussions of culture.
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The protests were driven by a sense of cultural autonomy.
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The courts should leave it to the wisdom of society at large to decide on the continuance of traditions.
"The Centre would be supportive of steps taken by the State Government."
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DMK Working President M.K. Stalin demanded the immediate release of those taken into custody.
"I am a proud Tamilian by birth and I believe and respect in Tamil culture and tradition."
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"Around 2,000 police personnel are keeping a vigil across the district."
"It is welcome that students are holding protests for Jallikattu."
It’s a cruel sport that goes against the values that Tamil culture stands for.
"I would like to assure the people of Tamil Nadu that we will uphold the heritage and culture of the Tamils."
With a view for animal welfare, the Supreme Court on May 2014 banned the bull fighting sport.
The Supreme Court banned the practice of Jallikattu, citing animal welfare issues.
Post-Jayalalithaa, bringing back the bull-taming sport could give BJP political leverage.
"Child marriage too is an age old tradition. Does that make it legal?"
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Now that the Supreme Court of India has confirmed a ban on Jallikattu -- a cruel male entertainment popular in some parts of Tamil Nadu, in which bulls are deliberately chased -- frightened and tormented, proponents of the “sport” are claiming it is somehow essential to the preservation of native cattle breeds. What a bunch of bull!
With all the discussion about jallikattu and bull races these days, a lot of people are asking me what my feelings are on the subject because of the animal rights work I do with PETA India. I do not believe in hurting another being for any reason. And when it comes to men, I believe there's nothing sexier than a man who also refuses to contribute to suffering.
NEW DELHI -- In a huge relief to animal rights activists, the Supreme Court has stayed the Modi government's decision to lift the ban on Jallikattu, a bull taming sport, which is very popular during t...