Thousands of students on Wednesday gathered on the sands of Marina beach in Chennai as protests demanding lifting of the ban on bull-taming sport jallikattu snowballed across Tamil Nadu. Faced with mounting anger on the streets, the top brass of the state ...DNA, 2 months ago Thousands join pro-Jallikattu protests; HC refuses to intervene Rediff.com, 2 months ago 'Jallikattu' stir spreads across TN, CM to meet PM tomorrow Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
'reason to believe' that anti-social and anti-national elements had infiltrated the pro-Jallikattu protests and despite the government fulfilling the demand to conduct the bull taming sport, such persons and miscreants "are trying to spread rumours through ...DNA, 1 month ago
On a day when her companion of close to a quarter century was anointed her successor, Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar visits J Jayalalithaa's memorial on Marina Beach two months after her death. IMAGE: The Jayalalithaa memorial. All Photographs: A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com A couple of hours after her companion of close to 25 years was anointed her successor at Fort St George, the seat of Tamil Nadu's government in Chennai, J Jayalalithaa's samadhi on Marina Beach was packed with people from ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
According to the AIADMK, 947 people died of grief after J Jayalalithaa's death on December 5.Her party announced a compensation of Rs 3 lakh per death and published the list of the deceased in the party newspaper.But when Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar visited 17 of these families, randomly selected from a list provided by the AIADMK, he discovered that not everyone had received the ex-gratia.But that is not all.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com For the poor in Tamil Nadu, she was their ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
At a time when the Opposition is seeking his transfer, City Police Commissioner S.George counters allegations of police excess when the peaceful pro-jallikattu protests on Marina ended on a violent note early this week. Over 142 police personnel were injured ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
The week long jallikattu protests in Tamil Nadu ended in violence earlier this week. After almost seven days of an unprecedented gathering of students and young IT professionals, the clamour for lifting the ban on jallikattu and amendment of the Prevention of ...Sify, 1 month ago Jallikattu: Human Rights panel issues notices to Tamil Nadu govt, state police after violence catchnews.com, 1 month ago Tamil Nadu back on track but police face flak Sify, 1 month ago Jallikattu: Videos showing Chennai Police's alleged acts of violence being investigated catchnews.com, 1 month ago
The Madras High Court today declined to hear a matter raised in open court about police action on pro-Jallikattu protesters at Marina Beach, epicentre of the stir for the past one week. A special mention was made before the first bench comprising Chief ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
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