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Supreme Court today stayed the Centre’s notification lifting ban on Jallikattu

jallikattuNew Delhi. The Supreme Court today stayed the Centre’s notification lifting ban on controversial bull taming sport Jallikattu during the festival of Pongal in Tamil Nadu. “As an interim measure, we direct that there shall be stay of notification dated January 7, 2016 issued by Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF),” a bench comprising justices Dipak Misra and N V Ramana said. The bench also issued notice to the MoEF and Tamil Nadu on petitions filed by various bodies including Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) seeking striking down of the Centre’s notification and sought their replies within four weeks.
Earlier during the day, a bench headed by Chief Justice T S Thakur referred the petitions to the present bench as one of the judges Justice Banumathi, who hails from Tamil Nadu, rescued from hearing the batch of petitions. The Centre’s notification lifting ban on Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu was challenged in the Supreme Court yesterday by AWBI, People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India and a Bangalore-based NGO. The four-year-old ban on holding of Jallikattu was lifted on January 8 by the Modi government in poll-bound Tamil Nadu with certain restrictions. The decision to allow Jallikattu along with bullock cart races in other parts of the country, had come through a government notification despite strong objections by animal rights groups. Jallikattu also known Eruthazhuvuthal is a bull taming sport played in Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations on Mattu Pongal day.

NGO of Teesta’s lawyer quizzed on foreign funds – Times of India


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NGO of Teesta's lawyer quizzed on foreign funds
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NGO of Teesta’s lawyer quizzed on foreign funds – Times of India


Times of India
NGO of Teesta's lawyer quizzed on foreign funds
Times of India
NEW DELHI: The Union home ministry has sent a questionnaire to human rights lawyer and former additional solicitor general Indira Jaising's NGO, Lawyers Collective, seeking details of its bank accounts including the designated FCRA account, amount of …
Notice to Jaising's NGO Over Aid Received When she was ASGThe New Indian Express
Notice to Indira Jaising's NGO for FCRA 'violation'Daily News & Analysis
Notice to lawyer Indira Jaising's NGO for FCRA 'violation'indiatvnews.com
Deccan Herald
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Rickshaw driver held for raping NGO worker – Pune Mirror

Rickshaw driver held for raping NGO workerPune MirrorAccording to the police, the 40- year-old woman works with an NGO. She has been in a live-in relationship with a man from Mumbai since the last seven years. On Sunday night, she wanted to lodge a complaint against him and boarded an auto-rickshaw and …
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Chennai-based NGO to conduct essay competition on prohibition – Times of India

Chennai-based NGO to conduct essay competition on prohibitionTimes of IndiaCHENAI: Chennai-based NGO Nandini Voice for the Deprived is conducting an essay competition for college students on the topic "Is Rajaji's advocacy of prohibition feasible in Tamil Nadu in today's condition?" The essay, with a maximum of 1,500 words, …and more »
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Australian NGO Food Ladder launches Food Security plan for India – Business Standard

Australian NGO Food Ladder launches Food Security plan for IndiaBusiness StandardAward-winning Australian NGO Food Ladder has received coveted Direct Aid Program (DAP) funding from the Australian High Commission to enable the extensive role out of its custom designed hydroponic greenhouse systems to address food security and …and more »
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