On Sankranti, cockfights thrive in Andhra despite ban

January 15th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) For people in parts of Andhra Pradesh, Sankranti is incomplete without cockfights and, like in the past, a ban could not prevent them from betting crores ... Read more...

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Rooster With Knife Strapped To Its Limbs Kills California Man

February 9th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cockfights can prove fatal not only for the losing one but for humans lined down to watch the sport as well. This is what exactly happened ... Read more...

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82-year-old Arranger Of Illegal Cockfighting Is Convicted

August 13th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A South Carolinian judge named Cameron Currie has pronounced a punishment for an 82-year-old male named Gene Jeffcoat, who is of Swansea. This octogenarian male ... Read more...

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82 Year Old Sentenced For Organizing Cockfights

August 13th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what only be called justice for all the birds that were killed in cockfights, an 82 year old man has been sentenced to 5 years ... Read more...

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Andhra legislators join in cockfights despite ban

January 14th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Throwing to wind the ban and police warnings on cockfights, legislators and other public representatives in Andhra Pradesh openly participated in the gambling sport on the occasion of ... Read more...

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