Calcutta  /  Published 05.09.20

Arrest lifts lid on deer meat racket

A man was arrested in a Sunderbans village in the early hours of Saturday with deer meat, a forest department official said. The 40-year-old man has confessed to being part of a racket that killed th...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Food  /  Published 12.07.20

A bark for democracy, anyone?

A stranger arrives one day — like an intruder into the comfortable world of the middle-class bhadrolok — and turns definitions of civilisation and barbarism on their heads. Manomohan Mitra...
By Swati Sengupta in

Health  /  Published 18.01.20

Viva las vegan: A philosophy and a lifestyle

The first time one feels a mild bout of surprise along the course of understanding the concept, process and idea of veganism is by chancing upon Pythagoras’ name associated with it. He was among the...
By Shrestha Saha in

Health  /  Published 02.10.19

No need to see red in red meat, say scientists

Public health officials for years have urged Americans to limit consumption of red meat and processed meats because of concerns that these foods are linked to heart disease, cancer and other ills.But ...
By Gina Kolata/New York Times News Service in New York

North East  /  Published 31.12.19

Treat dear to New Year revellers

The mood in the entire state is not upbeat and many are foregoing the New Year celebrations.Despite this, people in the city came out in droves to shop for a feast on the New Year’s Eve and the sell...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 02.05.19

On 'ahimsa meat' and mob lynchings

The Union minister for women and child development, Maneka Gandhi, is excited. Soon, she believes, no more animals will be killed for food. The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology and the Nation...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 04.10.19

Pets to meat, 5500 species at risk

Over 5,500 species of amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles are bought and sold to meet the human demand for meat, medicines, clothing, luxury items and pets, scientists said on Thursday.Their analy...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 20.03.20

Angling time as meat’s fishy!

Panicking over coronavirus? Let’s take fishing tackles and down your worries by catching a huge number of fresh bhakuwa, kawoi, shital, ilish, rou, kuchia and mangur maas.Fishing has emerged as the ...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Food  /  Published 09.07.19

Meat from a lab? Startups cook up alternative

Uma Valeti slices into a pan-fried chicken cutlet in the kitchen of his startup, Memphis Meats. He sniffs the tender morsel on his fork before taking a bite. He chews slowly, absorbing the taste.'Our ...
By AP in California

North East  /  Published 24.05.20

Woman butcher breaks glass ceiling

She has traded the ladle for a dao (machete) for a better family life and a bright future for her sons.Meet Shanti Kalita, a woman butcher who runs a meat shop from a makeshift stall at Kamakhya Gate ...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati


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