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Jallikattu Judgement: When the Supreme Court of India declared the rights of animals to be an issue of “Seminal Importance” (Part I)

The Supreme Court of India pronounced a landmark judgment in the matter titled “Animal Welfare Board of India Versus A. Nagaraja & Ors.”, and allied appeals and petitions, on the 7th of May, 2014. The use of bulls and bullocks in performances such as Jallikattu, bullock cart racing, etc., was banned. In articles that will […]

Supreme Court S.L.P. (Civil) No. 691 of 2009 for final disposal in first week of September 2012 – Stay against culling of dogs continues

17 April 2012, New Delhi. The ‘Stray Dogs’ matters were listed for hearing before the Supreme Court today This is a bunch of 5 Special Leave Petitions that had been filed against the Bombay High Court order dated 19th December, 2008, vide which the majority out of a 3 judge bench of the Bombay High […]

SCs gift to Bangalore’s Stray Dogs: Rejects BBMPs SLP impleadment for euthanasia

New Delhi, 13 March 2012: BBMP intervention application in the stray dog matters Supreme Court S.L.P. (Civil) No. 691 of 2009, rejected In January, 2009, the Animal Welfare Board of India, and 4 other parties has filed Special Leave Petitions against the Bombay High Court order passed in December, 2008, allowing the Municipal Commissioner to […]

Jallikattu’s not a new game, in the courts either: Report submitted to the Madras High Court and Supreme Court by Radha Rajan in 2007

You’ve earlier read the earlier incisive article by Radha Rajan on the Jallikattu 2012 and the report prepared by Prakash Sasha published here. Earlier in 2007 Prakash Sasha had made a report that was submitted by AWBI to the Madras High Court and the Supreme Court in the context of Jallikattu hearings in 2007.  It […]

Shimla’s abandoned dogs: GHMC Hyderabad Revisited

3 Engineering grad students in Shimla ‘discover’ the Shimla dog pound on 8 March 2012 where about 20 dogs were seen living in deplorable conditions.  Watch the photo gallery here, watch the video here. Of the approximately 20 dogs at the pound, 1 was lying dead, and other one next to it was breathing its […]

The Politics & Lawmaking of Jallikkatu – Part IV: How the bulls of Tamilnadu suffer as the politicians dither but other goverments with more resolve in Punjab and Maharashtra take action

HOW THE BULLS IN TAMILNADU LOST THE JALLIKATTU BATTLE and in the same time THE BULLS IN PUNJAB WON IN KILA RAIPUR THE DIFFERENCE IS POLITICAL & BUREAUCRATIC WILL   JALLIKATTU – INTRODUCTION, AND AN OVERVIEW : Jallikattu, or  Eruthazhuvuthal, or  Manju Virattu is a controversial bull taming event that takes place in Tamil Nadu […]

BBMP asking for mass CULLING of Stray Dogs: BBMP’s impleadment application to the Supreme Court Special Leave Petition (Civil) No 691/ 2009 here.

BBMP (Municipal Corporation of Greater Bangalore) has impleaded itself in the Supreme Court litigation against the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) and in support of the the respondent People for Elimination of Stray Troubles (PEST) in the Special Leave Petition (Civil) No 691/ 2009 to ask for CULLING OF STRAY DOGS – something that […]