jallikattu protest news

8 injured in lathicharge on protesters

Tiruchi: Atleast eight persons were injured when police lathicharged a group of jallikattu supporters who blocked the highway in Viralimalai near here, to protest the cancellation of permission to hold the bull-taming sport in the village. Two policemen were also injured in stone-pelting by some miscreants who targetted government buses and police vehicles during the protest last night, police said. Even as arrangements were being made last night to hold the game yesterday, police had asked us to

People rising

What is with the Tamils? They seem to be seizing every opportunity to launch protests. It is a strange reaction given that we do not care to intercede when we see two people wrestling on the road over some petty issue or if a big fight breaks out in our neighbourhood. But, recently, people have been taking up cudgels on behalf of people they do not know from Adam or