West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.20

BSF links 'harmful beef' to cattle torture

The Border Security Force (BSF) for the first time tried to thwart the smuggling of cattle across Bangladesh by pointing out to consumers how the stressed and torturous journey of cattle heads to the ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 17.01.20

Kerala beef recipe row

A social media storm over a “beef fry” tweet by Kerala Tourism on Wednesday has prompted the CPM-led government to assert that food is not linked to religion in the state.Slamming the state govern...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

India  /  Published 17.01.20

Kerala tourism 'beef fry' tweet starts row

After a storm erupted over a 'beef fry' tweet by Kerala Tourism on Makarasankranti day, the CPI(M)-led LDF government on Friday clarified its aim was not to hurt anyone's religious beliefs.Tourism min...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

Health  /  Published 23.11.19

Right to food: The politics of vegetarianism in India

Indian cuisine is not a homogenous entity, and food habits differ along regional, religious, caste, and class lines. Yet there is an assumption in dominant discourses that India is a vegetarian nation...
By in

West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.19

Beef worry

In Bengal, cow slaughter is legal. So is consuming beef. It is eaten across the social spectrum. It is among the handful of states where that is still possible to do. But as naysayers are consolidatin...
By Upala Sen in

India  /  Published 05.11.19

Those consuming beef should eat dog meat too: Bengal BJP chief

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh courted controversy on Tuesday when he said intellectuals who consume beef and 'demean' cows should also eat dog meat.His remark drew sharp reactions from senior ...
By PTI in Burdwan

India  /  Published 02.10.19

Trump is right. Gandhi can’t be father of this nation: Artist

A nation where people are lynched for possessing beef, and intellectuals are killed for airing their views should not call Mahatma Gandhi its father, artist Subodh Kerkar said here on Wednesday.Kerkar...
By PTI and Our Bureau in Wardha

Opinion  /  Published 08.09.19

Cow vigilantism, European edition

Sir — It was infuriating to read about the the manner in which Hindu right-wing organizations protested against the inclusion of beef on the menu of an Indian food festival in Frankfurt organized by...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 04.09.19

Beef controversy in Frankfurt is deeply shameful

What is fear made of? The consulate-general of India in Frankfurt requested members of the Kerala Samajam Frankfurt to withdraw the beef curry they had included in their traditional menu for the India...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 03.09.19

Beef curry forced off menu

A Malayali association based in Frankfurt was last week forced to remove a beef dish from a food festival the consulate-general of India had organised after supporters of a Hindu Right-wing group thre...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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