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Jallikattu issue to go before larger bench

New Delhi: Tamil Nadu government got a reprieve on Tuesday with the Supreme Court refusing to stay at this stage the Tamil Nadu government’s law permitting Jallikattu in the State as a harvest festival during Pongal.
A bench of Justices Dipak Misra and Rohinton Nariman, while reserving orders on a batch

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SC lens on jallikattu law

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay a Tamil Nadu government legislation legalising jallikattu, the bull-taming festival, but said it would refer to a five-judge constitution bench the question whether the state had the legislative competence to enact a law on the issue.
The top court had in

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Was the Jallikattu Notification a Political Gimmick ?

Centre fails to file response. Asks for more time.  
New Delhi : As part of the ongoing case against using bulls as performing animals, the Supreme Court took up the hearing of the Jallikattupetition today. During the last hearing on 12 January 2016, the Hon’bble court had stayed the Centre’s notification permitting Jallikattu. Interestingly

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Jallikattu, Kambala? Yes, the Animal Rights Community Won Hands Down!

The animal rights movement is entering a new phase of maturity in the country, with the current explosion of popular sentiment against the government’s right to legislate our behavior towards ‘owned’ animals.This moment in history represents a high point in the animal rights movement. That animals have rights—as an issue

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