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200 in custody for protesting against Jallikattu ban
More than 200 youths were taken into custody after they held protests at Alanganallur village demanding lifting of the ban on bull taming sport Jallikattu, police said on Tuesday. Residents......
55 injured in Jallikattu
Stone-pelting and injury to 55 people marred Tamil Nadu's age-old sport of taming wild bulls in Alanganallur on Thursday in connection with Pongal (the harvest festival) and local temple......
'We'll let loose 300 bulls. What'll the cops do?'
A day before the Tamil harvest festival Pongal, Alanganallur village, 18 km from Madurai district, is abuzz with festive anticipation.A huge mandap greets you in the village centre. At least a......
TN villagers fast to protest bullfight ban
Two days after the Supreme Court bannedJallikattu (bull fight), the residents of Alanganallur and Palamedu villages in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu observed a one-day fast on Sunday morning,......
A baffling week in Tamil Nadu
In Tamil Nadu, Divya Nair encounters jallikattu, a ban on colas and a water shortage.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com I spent the last fortnight in Coimbatore at a family event. Many......
Why healthcare sector is upbeat about telemedicine
Karutha Gengachi, a 47 year-old single woman in Alanganallur near Madurai in Tamil Nadu had trouble in her eyes for some time. It got so bad that she could barely see anything and neighbours had......
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