Jallikattu: News

22 Jan 2023

Jallikattu festival

TN: 14-year-old gored to death by bull during Jallikattu event

A 14-year-old boy who came to Tamil Nadu's Dharmapuri to watch the bull-taming sport—Jallikattu—died after a bull gored him.

15 Jan 2023


Tamil Nadu: Jallikattu begins in Madurai under Supreme Court guidelines 

The traditional bull-taming sport—Jallikattu—began in Avaniyapuram village of Tamil Nadu's Madurai on Sunday amid plans for large-scale celebrations in the state.

10 Feb 2021

Academy Awards

'Jallikattu,' India's entry to Oscars, is out of the race

Malayalam movie Jallikattu, India's official entry for the Best International Feature Film at the Academy Awards 2021, has failed to make it to the list of the 15 features that will be competing for a spot in the final five.

27 Jan 2021


Suriya-starrer 'Soorarai Pottru' enters the Oscar race

Actor Suriya-starrer Tamil movie Soorarai Pottru has joined the Oscar race for this year in the Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, and other categories.

25 Nov 2020


Malayalam film 'Jallikattu' is India's entry for Oscars 2021

Director Lijo Jose Pellissery's Malayalam movie Jallikattu has been selected as India's official entry for the Best International Feature Film category at the 93rd Academy Awards, also popularly known as the Oscars.

As SC hears case against Jallikattu, organizers plan IPL-style event

A year after Tamil Nadu witnessed violent protests over Jallikattu, the sport is all set to make a return, and how.

12 Apr 2017

Tamil Nadu

Stay on drawing of river water for PepsiCo, Coca Cola

PepsiCo and Coca Cola have been restrained from drawing water from Tamirabharani River till April 30 due to acute water shortage.

02 Mar 2017

Tamil Nadu

Madras HC permits Pepsi, Coke to use river water

Madras HC has lifted a ban which barred Pepsi and Coca Cola from using river water to manufacture beverages.

Alanganallur to hold Jallikattu today

Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu's culturally deep-rooted bull-taming sport is set to be organized in Alanganallur today.

Centre stands with Jallikattu in front of SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay a recent legislation which overrode the court's ban on Jallikattu.

TN Assembly passes Jallikattu bill

The Tamil Nadu assembly passed the Jallikattu bill which was tabled by Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.

Jallikattu ordinance cleared by Centre

In the latest development, the Centre yesterday speedily cleared the proposal allowing an ordinance on Jallikattu.

Tamil Nadu politicians defy SC ban on Jallikattu

Defying the Supreme Court, Tamil Nadu politicians have come out in support of Jallikattu, encouraging others to participate in the controversial bull taming sport.