Opinion  /  Published 16.01.22

Piping hot and cool

Nothing, not even a pandemic, can come between Indians and their plates of piping hot momos. According to the annual report by a popular food aggregator, Indians ordered over one crore momos...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 23.11.21

Rare retreat: sale of meat

The announcement by the state unit chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Gujarat, C.R. Paatil, that there is no ban on the consumption and sale of meat and that people have the right to eat what they...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 15.10.21

Meat shops close in capital on Navratri

Hindutva groups in parts of north India have been accused of forcing meat sellers to shut shop during Navratri, leaving the mostly impoverished traders with no source of income for nine days and too f...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.08.21

Ban on meat, liquor trade in Mathura

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday imposed a complete ban on the sale of liquor and meat in Mathura. The officers concerned are directed to make plans for the ban as well as for t...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mathura

Calcutta  /  Published 06.09.20

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

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

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


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