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Jallikattu is India’s official entry at the Academy Awards this year.

Jallikattu fails to make the cut at Oscars

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 02:23 PM IST
Filmmaker Lijo Jose Pellissery's Jallikattu, India's official entry in the Best International Feature category at the 93rd Academy Awards, is out of the Oscars race.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi gestures as he attends the annual bull taming event "Jallikattu" in the village of Avaniyapuram, on the outskirts of Madurai.(AP)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi gestures as he attends the annual bull taming event "Jallikattu" in the village of Avaniyapuram, on the outskirts of Madurai.(AP)

Rahul Gandhi watches Jallikattu, says message to Centre; BJP slams 'hypocrisy'

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 05:29 PM IST
BJP lashed out at the Congress leader over his visit to the temple town today. Party national general secretary and Tamil Nadu in-charge, C T Ravi accused Gandhi of insulting Tamil 'makkal' (people) on jallikattu with his hypocrisy.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday at the Madurai airport in Tamil Nadu to attend Jallikattu event. (Photo: INCIndia/ Twitter)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday at the Madurai airport in Tamil Nadu to attend Jallikattu event. (Photo: INCIndia/ Twitter)

'My duty': Rahul Gandhi reaches Madurai to attend the Jallikattu event

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2021 01:03 PM IST
Gandhi will lend his moral support to farmers protesting against the new farms laws across the country by witnessing the sport, as the bull is a symbol of farmers and part of their lives, a party member said.
File photo of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
File photo of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.(Amal KS/HT Photo)

Rahul Gandhi in Madurai on Thursday to attend 'Jallikattu'

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 08:11 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to arrive reach Madurai by 11 am on Thursday and will spend about four hours in the temple town.
Stranded trucks stand in a line following the closure of the Jammu-Srinagar highway, on the outskirts of Jammu, India.(AP)
Stranded trucks stand in a line following the closure of the Jammu-Srinagar highway, on the outskirts of Jammu, India.(AP)

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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 12:52 PM IST
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PETA stated that since 2017, at least 22 bulls and 57 people have died while 3,632 people were injured during jallikattu events organised across the state. (PTI file photo)
PETA stated that since 2017, at least 22 bulls and 57 people have died while 3,632 people were injured during jallikattu events organised across the state. (PTI file photo)

PETA urges Tamil Nadu government to withdraw jallikattu order

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Divya Chandrababu
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 12:26 PM IST
On December 23, the state allowed jallikattu to be conducted during the Pongal festival following Covid-19 restrictions.
As per the government’s directive, the number of players cannot be more than 150 at an event and Covid-19 negative certificates have been made mandatory for players(PTI)
As per the government’s directive, the number of players cannot be more than 150 at an event and Covid-19 negative certificates have been made mandatory for players(PTI)

Bull trainers gear up for Jallikattu as Pongal approaches

Madurai | By Asian News International | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2021 07:30 PM IST
The process of registration for the bull will begin 10 days in advance, with medical check-up for both the bulls and Jallikattu cattle players. Bulls are trained through an intensive process called ‘mann kuthal’, where bulls develop their skills by digging their horns in the wet earth.
An Indian participant tries to control a bull at the annual bull taming event 'Jallikattu' in Avaniyapuram village on the outskirts of Madurai, Tamil Nadu.(AP)
An Indian participant tries to control a bull at the annual bull taming event 'Jallikattu' in Avaniyapuram village on the outskirts of Madurai, Tamil Nadu.(AP)

Green Light: TN govt allows Jallikattu with Covid restrictions

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Divya Chandrababu
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 05:43 AM IST
All participants must undergo a Covid-19 test at a government laboratory and produce a negative certificate, said a statement by the government. The number of participants, or bull tamers, will be limited to 150 at an event.
File photo: Participants attempt to tame a bull during Jallikattu in Madurai.(PTI)
File photo: Participants attempt to tame a bull during Jallikattu in Madurai.(PTI)

Tamil Nadu allows Jallikattu with Covid-19 restrictions, PETA cries foul

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Divya Chandrababu | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 08:22 PM IST
Jallikattu has been a controversial issue in the state which has faced bans previously as several animal welfare groups have called it barbaric.
Representational photo.(AP File)
Representational photo.(AP File)

Tamil Nadu allows Jallikattu with Covid-19 restrictions

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Divya Chandrababu
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 02:08 PM IST
All participants must undergo the Covid-19 test at a government laboratory and produce a negative certificate, said a statement from the government
Participants attempt to tame a bull during Jallikattu, in Madurai.(PTI)
Participants attempt to tame a bull during Jallikattu, in Madurai.(PTI)

Tamil Nadu government permits Jallikattu amid Covid-19; negative certificate mandatory

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 12:22 PM IST
Kangana Ranaut congratulated the team of Jallikattu as the film was chosen to represent India at the 93rd Academy Awards.
Kangana Ranaut congratulated the team of Jallikattu as the film was chosen to represent India at the 93rd Academy Awards.

Kangana Ranaut lauds Jallikattu as India’s official entry at Oscars 2021, says ‘movie mafia gang is hiding in their houses’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 09:32 AM IST
Kangana Ranaut took a dig at the Bollywood ‘mafia’ as Jallikattu was announced as India’s official entry at Oscars 2021.
Jallikattu is India’s official entry at the Academy Awards this year.
Jallikattu is India’s official entry at the Academy Awards this year.

Malayalam film Jallikattu is India’s official entry at Oscars 2021

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 04:03 PM IST
Malayalam film Jallikattu will be representing India at the 93rd Academy Awards in the Best International Feature Film category.
Participants attempt to tame a bull during Jallikattu, in Madurai, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020.(PTI)
Participants attempt to tame a bull during Jallikattu, in Madurai, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020.(PTI)

One killed, 30 injured in bull-taming sport Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu

Chennai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 07:09 PM IST
The man had brought his bull to Taml Nadu’s Alanganallur to field him in Jallikattu.
Florence Pugh in Midsommar, Samara Weaving in Ready or Not and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Photograph.
Florence Pugh in Midsommar, Samara Weaving in Ready or Not and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Photograph.

From Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Photograph to Jallikattu, top 10 films of 2019 you probably haven’t seen (but absolutely must)

Hindustan Times | By Rohan Naahar
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2019 05:56 PM IST
From Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Photograph to Kerala filmmaker Lijo Jose Pellisery’s Jallikattu, here are the top 10 films of 2019 that you probably haven’t seen, but absolutely must.
Lijo Jose Pellissery receives the Best Director for Jallikattu film, during the closing ceremony on IFFI 2019.
Lijo Jose Pellissery receives the Best Director for Jallikattu film, during the closing ceremony on IFFI 2019.

IFFI 2019: Lijo Jose Pellissery wins Best Director for Jallikattu, Particles wins Golden Peacock Award for the Best Film

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2019 09:01 PM IST
As IFFI 2019 drew curtains on its 50th edition, awards were given out to multiple participants for their impressive work in film.
There were speculations that Vladimir Putin may witness Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu in January 2020(Photo: Associated Press/ Edited by HT)
There were speculations that Vladimir Putin may witness Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu in January 2020(Photo: Associated Press/ Edited by HT)

Russian president Vladimir Putin not visiting Tamil Nadu to watch Jallikattu

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2019 01:26 PM IST
Jallikattu is a sport where a bull is let loose among a crowd of people. The participants are supposed to take control of the bull by holding its hump for as long as they can.
The society does not run on the basis of what’s laid down in the Constitution alone as traditions and faith have their own place, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) general secretary Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi said on Sunday(HT File Photo)
The society does not run on the basis of what’s laid down in the Constitution alone as traditions and faith have their own place, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) general secretary Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi said on Sunday(HT File Photo)

Society can’t run on Constitution alone, says RSS’ Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi

Hindustan Times, Gwalior | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2019 05:59 AM IST
The Sangh functionary said his organisation sees a pattern of a “conspiracy against Hindu culture” in cases seeking bans on firecrackers during Diwali and the bull taming festival of Jallikattu.
A bull charges towards participants in a traditional Jallikattu bull-taming festival in the village of Allanganallur, near Madurai, Tamil Nadu.(AP)
A bull charges towards participants in a traditional Jallikattu bull-taming festival in the village of Allanganallur, near Madurai, Tamil Nadu.(AP)

With 1,353 bulls, Jallikattu event breaks Guinness record, 2 killed

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2019 11:13 AM IST
The jallikattu (bull taming sport) event in Tamil Nadu’s Viralimalai made to Guinness records for the highest number of bulls to have taken part in it — 1,353.
Jallikattu, the traditional bull taming spectacle, primarily held as part of the four-day Pongal festival, kicked off to a colourful start in Tamil Nadu.(AFP Photo)
Jallikattu, the traditional bull taming spectacle, primarily held as part of the four-day Pongal festival, kicked off to a colourful start in Tamil Nadu.(AFP Photo)

Jallikattu kicks off to a spirited start in Tamil Nadu, more than 100 injured so far

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M C Rajan
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2019 10:36 PM IST
More than 500 bulls and 450 tamers took part in the event at Palamedu in Madurai, while in Avaniyapuram, it was 450 bulls and 550 tamers. The prizes on offer at these events for successful tamers included an Omni van, gold and silver jewellery as well as consumer durables.
A villager attempts to control a bull during Jallikattu in Coimbatore.(PTI File Photo)
A villager attempts to control a bull during Jallikattu in Coimbatore.(PTI File Photo)

49 people injured on day one of Jallikattu festival in Tamil Nadu

Madurai | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2019 05:04 PM IST
Nearly 500 bulls and a similar number of “tamers” were involved on the opening day of the festival in Madurai on Tuesday.
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