Jallikattu row: Govt. has to bend before will of people, says BJP

[India], Jan. 22 (ANI): Hailing the decision of the Tamil Nadu Government to issue an ordinance permitting Jallikattu, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said government has to bend before the will of the people."The Tamil Nadu Government has issued an ordinance permitting Jallikattu in the state. The state government has to bend before the will of the people. Ultimately, it is people powe.....»»

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Ordinance okayed, TN to play Jallikattu today

Tamil Nadu issued an ordinance on Saturday to work around the Supreme Court ban on Jallikattu. The ordinance was signed by Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, who arrived from Maharashtra in the evening. The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act will be amended through the ordinance. The government is gearing up for the traditional bull-taming sport at Alanganallur, Palamedu and Avaniyapuram in Madurai dis.....»»

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Laxman among leaders

GM Alberto David (4 points) shared the lead with five other players — R.R. Laxman and B. Sekar, Adam Tukhaev, Vadim Malakhatko and Attila Czebe — after the fourth round of the Chennai Open Grandmas........»»

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Mohun Bagan’s winning run continues

Mohun Bagan beat Chennai City FC 2-1 in a I-League match at the Nehru Stadium on Saturday to go to the top of the table with 12 points.For Bagan, injured centre-back Anas Edathodika didn’t play, whi........»»

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Jallikattu row: TN Guv promulgates ordinance titled "The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Ordinance"

[India], Jan. 22 (ANI): In the wake of protest against ban on Jallikattu and considering the sentiments of Tamil people, it has been decided to promulgate an ordinance titled "The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Tamil Nadu Amendment) Ordinance, 2017" to amend the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 (Central Act 59 of 1960) so as to exempt the conduct of "Jallikattu" from the provisions of.....»»

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The victor and the vanquished

The Tamil Nadu Governor has cleared an ordinance to allow the alpha-male sport jallikattu. This gives reason to those protesting against the ban on the sport, on Marina beach in Chennai and in other p........»»

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Chili"s to heat up South Indian market

Casual dining chain Chili's American Grill & Bar is set to expand its presence in South India. With over eight years of presence in India, the Dallas-headquartered company has 10 restaurants in the South and eight in the North, with the former region, along with Western India, boasting of company-owned-and-operated outlets. "Mumbai and Bengaluru are the leading markets in the region. We already ha.....»»

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NoBroker plans expansion

Cashing in on the burgeoning real estate industry in India, — a Bengaluru-based real estate search portal that connects flat owners and tenants directly with each other — aims to expand its reach across India."We are present in four cities like Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru and Chennai. We are planning to expand to eight more cities this year, including the NCR region, Ahmedabad.....»»

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City women go online to claim right to public space

CHENNAI: “ #Iwillgoout because it is my right to walk on the streets,” read one poster from Mangai. “#Iwillgoout because nothing in my culture stops me, no matter how you interpret it,” read another p........»»

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Light rain likely in Chennai on Sunday

The sky will be cloudy and the city is likely to receive light rains on Sunday. Several other coastal districts and Puducherry will also receive widespread rains during the day. A trough of low press........»»

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Post decree, AIADMK leaders slam Modi

The internal fissure in the ruling AIADMK came to the fore as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was seen, by a section close to party general secretary V K Sasikaka, as bailing out a beleaguered Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on the Jallikattu issue.A section of the AIADMK, led by Panneerselvam's arch rival Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker MThambidurai, openly attacked Modi for 'ignoring' the state on a numbe.....»»

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I-League: Mohun Bagan Edge Out Chennai City, Shillong Lajong Notch First Win of Season

Mohun Bagan defeated Chennai City 2-1 to return to the top of the I-League standings, while Shillong Lajong notched the first win of the season, beating Minerva Punjab FC 2-1.....»»

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Indian women "occupy the night streets" to protest reported mass molestation

NEW DELHI/CHENNAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of women gathered in over 30 towns and cities across India late on Saturday, saying they were "occupying the night streets" to demand safety in public spaces after reports of the mass molestation of women in Bengaluru city on New Year's Eve......»»

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Smartbox aims to sell 1,000 terminals in FY’18

Delhi-based start-up Smartbox, which provides ATM-like terminals for online shoppers to pick-up their ordered products, will soon start its operations in cities such as Chennai, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Ah........»»

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TN Governor approves Jallikattu ordinance, Panneerselvam to inaugurate sport tomorrow

Chennai: With Tamil Nadu Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao approving the ordinance by the state government allowing Jallikattu to be held today, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam will be inaugurating the sport at Alanganallur in Madurai tomorrow.Other ministers of the state will also inaugurate the traditional bull-taming sport in their respective districts.The Bill to replace today's ordinance passed by t.....»»

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Ordinance on Jallikattu won"t resolve problem, need permanent solution: Congress

[India], Jan. 21 (ANI): Congress leader and senior advocate Salman Khurshid on Saturday asserted that the current ordinance on the bull-taming festival of Jallikattu to be held in Tamil Nadu will not resolve the problem, and emphasized on the need for a permanent solution on the same."At present, given the nature of the emotional upheaval that had happened in Tamil Nadu, this matter could still go.....»»

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I-League: Norde pulls Mohun Bagan to top with 2-1 win vs Chennai (Lead)

Haitian star Sony Norde missed a penalty but made amends with his match-winning goal in a 2-1 win against Chennai City FC vaulting Mohun Bagan to the top of the I-League football standings here on Saturday......»»

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Special train to Madurai to leave Egmore tonight

Southern Railway has announced a special train, Train No.06017 from Chennai Egmore to Madurai that would leave Chennai Egmore at 11.45 p.m. on SaturdayThis train, with a composition of 12 sleeper cla........»»

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Ordinance issued, jallikattu to be held tomorrow

Jallikattu is all set for a grand return in Tamil Nadu tomorrow with an ordinance issued for conducting the bull taming sport after a three-year-long ban but protesters in Marina beach and elsewhere tonight refused to end their agitation unless a "permanent" solution is found. After getting Governor Vidyasagar Raos assent for the ordinance, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam flew to Madurai for inaugu.....»»

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Sasikala thanks PM, lauds TN youth for peaceful protests

Chennai: AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala on Saturday thanked prime minister Narendra Modi for supporting the Tamil Nadu government's efforts in removing the hurdles before the conduct of Jallikattu......»»

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