News About The Foundation

Interview: On Jallikattu and Animal Rights

The Supreme Court upheld the practice of Jallikattu or bull taming in Tamil Nadu in a Constitution Bench Judgment on May 18th, 2023. Detailed documentation done by Elsa Foundation has confirmed that over 100 people and more than 20 bulls have died from Jallikattu since 2017 in Tamil Nadu.

published on 23 May 2023

Wild elephant Karuppan translocated in TN

Impact of the foundation’s Sep 2021 Madras High Court order prohibiting the conversion of wild elephants to captive elephants (refer to the ‘Legal’ menu of the website for the order)

published on 18 Apr 2023

HC Order – Rehabilitate Captive Elephants

In a three-pronged strategy to prevent cruelty to elephants, Madras high court has ordered first to ensure that no temple or private person in the state acquires any elephants anymore

published on 01 Mar 2023

Elephants liking paddy will lead to more conflicts

Wildlife experts have explicitly called the decision of the Chhattisgarh government’s decision to use the surplus quantity of available paddy to feed the wild elephants “misconceived and inadvisable.”

published on 10 Aug 2021