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Anti-social elements crept into pro-Jallikattu protests in Chennai: Police

Police used force only after stones were pelted at them, he claimed, adding, the police personnel had no intention to attack or harm people. As many as 94 cops sustained injuries while 51 police...

PTI | Jan 24, 2017 09:04 AM

Jallikattu: Governor Vidyasagar Rao approves ordinance; Tamil Nadu CM Panneerselvam and Sasikala Natarajan thank PM Modi

Vidyasagar Rao, who holds additional charge of Tamil Nadu, reached Chennai on Saturday in the backdrop of the Centre clearing the state government’s proposal to promulgate an ordinance to hold...

News Nation Bureau | Jan 21, 2017 07:59 PM

Governor clears Jallikattu ordinance: Who said what

Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao on Saturday approved the jallikattu ordinance. The bull taming sport will be held at Alaganallur in Madurai and other parts of the state on Sunday.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 21, 2017 06:30 PM

Jallikattu row: Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan and other actors join protest, here is what all happened on Friday

Top Tamil film actors including Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Ajith, Suriya, Dhanush and others held a silent protest at the South Indian Artistes' Association (SIAA) headquarters in T Nagar in Chennai...

News Nation Bureau | Jan 20, 2017 07:48 PM

Jallikattu row: We've been spearheading various protests, statement of TN CM has come as a relief, says MK Stalin

The protests on the streets of Chennai continue to hold fort against Jallikattu ban as DMK prepares to launch state-wide rail-roko protests. Stalwarts like AR Rahman are present amongst the...

News Nation Bureau | Jan 20, 2017 04:33 PM

Jallikattu row: Tamil Nadu to issue ordinance to ensure lift ban on bull sport

In a bid to defuse the swelling street protests, Tamil Nadu government on Friday said it will issue an ordinance to ensure the conduct of Jallikattu sport in a day or two and has submitted a draft of...

PTI | Jan 20, 2017 10:19 AM

The Jallikattu brigade: Celebrities who are supporting the bull taming sport in Tamil Nadu

As the row over the ban on Jallikattu intensifies, many big names including superstar Rajinijkanth legendary singer and composer AR Rahman, five time World Chess Champion Vishwanathan Anand and...

News Nation Bureau | Jan 19, 2017 08:52 PM

Jallikattu row: AR Rahman to observe fast; Sri Sri and Vishwanathan Anand come out in support of 'spirit of Tamil Nadu'

Amid the intensifying row over ban on Jallikattu, legendary singer and composer AR Rahman on Thursday took it to Twitter to announce that he will be observing fast on Friday to support the spirit of...

News Nation Bureau | Jan 19, 2017 06:59 PM

Sri Lankan Navy chases away over 2,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen, snap their fishing nets

Over 2,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen were forced to return without catch after Sri Lankan Navy personnel allegedly snapped the fishing nets of 10 mechanised boats off Katchatheevu.

PTI | Jan 19, 2017 02:13 PM

Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar to enter politics; says will either join AIADMK or float new party

More than a month after the demise of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, her niece Deepa Jayakumar, who resembles Amma, on Tuesday announced that she will make her debut in politics in...

News Nation Bureau | Jan 17, 2017 12:48 PM

Video: Villagers in Tamil Nadu's Palamedu conduct symbolic Jallikattu event defying SC's order

Animal welfare body PETA on Thursday said the purpose of Jallikattu festival is to thank the nature which cannot be achieved by tormenting bulls and causing injuries and deaths to people and bulls.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 15, 2017 02:45 PM

PM Modi praises Cho Ramaswamy for making Thuglak a weapon against all divisive forces

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday praised political satirist and founder-editor of Thuglak magazine Srinivasa Iyer Ramaswamy. Popularly known as Cho Ramaswamy, Srinivasa was a Tamil actor,...

News Nation Bureau | Jan 15, 2017 07:45 AM

Jallikattu ban: DMK protests, Stalin slams PM Modi

In a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Jallikattu issue, DMK on Friday charged that he had time to meet actors and others but not the AIADMK MPs who wanted to discuss about...

PTI | Jan 13, 2017 02:44 PM

Tamil Nadu joins UDAY scheme; set to save Rs 11,000 crore

Tamil Nadu also became the 21st State to join Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) Scheme, and its discom—TANGEDCO— today inked a Memorandum of Understanding with Power Ministry for operational...

PTI | Jan 10, 2017 12:18 AM

Jallikattu ban: Tamil Nadu CM Panneerselvam urges Centre to promulgate ordinance

Amidst growing chorus for holding the bull taming sport of Jallikattu this year, Tamil Nadu government on Monday urged the Centre to consider promulgating an ordinance for "removing the legal...

PTI | Jan 09, 2017 03:19 PM