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Tamil Nadu doctors too join jallikattu protests


The Tamil Nadu Government Doctors’ Association (TNGDA) marked their disagreement at an unhappy move of jallikattu ban in the form of a dharna. The participation of youth, specially students against the ban, made it more powerful. Chennai: With the ongoing protests against the ban on jallikattu on a rise, the ...

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Jallikattu ordinance cleared by Centre, Tamil Nadu CM says ‘joyous news’ soon


New Delhi: Jallikattu seems set to become legal again, with the Centre and Tamil Nadu government working in tandem to bring a state ordinance to evade an SC ban on the traditional and popular bull-taming sport. A draft ordinance that the state government sent to the Union home ministry on ...

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Nearly 40 traffickers convicted in Karnataka in rare success for prosecutors

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Human traffickers, pimps, and brothel owners were among 39 people convicted by a district court in Ballari with the sentencing due on Wednesday, according to the prosecutor Rathod Ramsingh, who said he hoped the verdict would discourage others. Campaigners welcomed the verdict, saying that it should encourage other victims to ...

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Tamil Nadu police keep strict vigil to prevent conduct of Jallikattu

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Tension prevailed in the area as people have gathered in large numbers after news spread that Jallikattu would be conducted at the venues where the event was held previously. Local people hoisted black flags in many places protesting a ban on the sport. Alanganallur: A large posse of police personnel ...

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17 farmers committed suicide in TN in 2 months Says CM Panneerselvam


The chief minister’s statement comes in the wake of opposition claims that over 100 farmers have died in the state due to shock or by committing suicide due to distress over a crop failure,  following a poor monsoon. Chennai: Amidst opposition claims that over100 farmers have expired due to drought ...

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Woman barges into minister’s press meet, alleges harassment by police in Chennai


The woman alleged that she was beaten by the policemen with batons and asked why she was lying down there. Chennai: A young woman from Bengaluru caused a flutter when she barged into the press meet addressed by a Tamil Nadu Minister, claiming harassment by the police at the city’s ...

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Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrests Chennai criminal’s brother in money laundering case


The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday said that it has arrested the brother of a Chennai-based criminal, wanted in several cases of extortion and murder, in connection with the money laundering probe against them. Senthil is the brother of Sridhar Dhanpal who is wanted in several cases of extortion and ...

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