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Jallikattu, Elliot's beach, Marina beach, Chennai

Cauvery row: The rationale behind cordoning off Chennai's Marina and Elliot’s beaches

The decision was taken taken after 50 youths held a flash protest, holding hands and raising slogans against the Centre.


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Masculinity, Tamil Nadu, Jallikattu

Woman offered as prize for Jallikattu: Why our 'culture' fails women and animals

Research has shown that the passion for abusing women stems from the abuse of animals.


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Jallikattu 5-23, Japan, Jallikattu, Tamil cinema

Japan loves all things Tamil — actor Madhavan and Jallikattu 5-23 too

Time to hum 'India, love in Chennai'.


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Jallikattu, Bigg Boss Tamil, Controversy, Kamal Haasan

Why Hindu hardliners hate Kamal Haasan, but can't stop him

Hindu Makkal Katchi has alleged that the actor has ruined the state's reputation and its local culture by hosting the reality show, Bigg Boss Tamil.


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Jallikattu, Hindutva, BJP, Cow politics

Gau figure: Why Animal Welfare Board of India looks like a cow protection society

If its members' statements are not enough proof of the regime's obvious cow leanings, their words are certainly more illuminating.


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PETA, Jallikattu, Kambala

Why no one had a problem with Jallikattu, Kambala until PETA-like outfits came along

It's not just about animal rights, but also a clash between the urban and the rural.


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Regional sentiment, Jallikattu

Why Jallikattu has set a dangerous precedent

Now enforcement of court guidelines during festivals will face resistance in the name of tradition.


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Kamal Hassan, Jallikattu

Why Kamal Haasan's views are being taken so seriously on Jallikattu

The actor genuinely believes that resistance of this kind is critical to register against the political establishment.


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Tradition, Chennaiites, Jallikattu

What it was like for me to cover Jallikattu protests at Marina Beach

I was expecting an unruly bunch of youths, but instead met peaceful Tamizhans.


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Jammu and Kashmir, Pellet Firing, Jallikattu

Looking at Jallikattu protesters, a Kashmiri asks: Are pellets only for us?

It isn't about making sure people should suffer in Chennai too, but one can't wish away the feeling of being treated with deep bias.