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‘Gastronomical’ politics: Tamil Nadu’s DMK rakes up controversy using food as a weapon of attack
Politics

‘Gastronomical’ politics: Tamil Nadu’s DMK rakes up controversy using food as a weapon of attack

The latest issue is over state higher education minister K Ponmudy’s statement that people who speak Hindi are those who sell 'pani puri'

How India can be a slaughter-free nation in 10 years without banning meat
Opinion

How India can be a slaughter-free nation in 10 years without banning meat

Slaughter-free meat has started popping up on the plates worldwide, as also on excel sheets. Big international alt meat startups like Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat are being valued at $10 billion or more

How extending my palette to beyond Bollywood helped me undo my stomach's inherent patriotism and vegetarianism
Entertainment

How extending my palette to beyond Bollywood helped me undo my stomach's inherent patriotism and vegetarianism

It took me years to realise I never took to meat because I barely saw it on the big screen. It wasn’t until I moved to Mumbai that I discovered a world outside Bollywood – and vengeful vegetarianism.

World Vegetarian Day 2021: From history, significance to famous quotes, all you need to know
World

World Vegetarian Day 2021: From history, significance to famous quotes, all you need to know

In 1977, World Vegetarian Day was founded and established by the North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS)

Assam Assembly passes Cattle Preservation Bill, prohibits slaughter in 5km radius of temples
India

Assam Assembly passes Cattle Preservation Bill, prohibits slaughter in 5km radius of temples

Under the new law, permission for slaughter will not be granted to areas that have predominantly non-beef eating communities

Hold my FIR: Beef is not the national dish of India
Politics

Hold my FIR: Beef is not the national dish of India

"Beef is the national dish of India," said Assam's BJP Candidate Banendra Kumar Mushahary at an election rally. Members of the right-wing Purvanchal Hindu Oika Mancha rushed to file an FIR against Mushahary's statement.

Netflix acquires A24 dramedy series Beef, starring Minari actor Steven Yeun and Ali Wong
Entertainment

Netflix acquires A24 dramedy series Beef, starring Minari actor Steven Yeun and Ali Wong

Beef will be Steven Yeun's first regular live-action TV gig since wrapping his run as Glenn Rhee on The Walking Dead in 2016.

Substituting red meat in diet with quality plant-based foods can cut coronary heart disease risk by 14%: Study
Health

Substituting red meat in diet with quality plant-based foods can cut coronary heart disease risk by 14%: Study

The American Heart Association says that red meats like beef, pork and lamb have more saturated fats than chicken, fish and vegetable sources of protein

How Amazon Prime's The Family Man rises above cliched middle class issues of roti, kapda aur makaan
Entertainment

How Amazon Prime's The Family Man rises above cliched middle class issues of roti, kapda aur makaan

The Family Man extends to larger socio-political issues that indirectly impact the average Joe.

From leafy greens to meat, how Santhal food reflects the community's identity intertwined with nature
Life

From leafy greens to meat, how Santhal food reflects the community's identity intertwined with nature

The controversial arrest of Santhal professor and activist, Jeetrai Hansda, in Jharkhand in the month of May, left the community stirred. Firstpost speaks to some individuals from the Santhal community about their food, way of life, and the significance of their prevailing food culture.

Zomato executives in West Bengal's Howrah go on indefinite strike against delivering beef, pork
India

Zomato executives in West Bengal's Howrah go on indefinite strike against delivering beef, pork

Zomato executives in West Bengal's Howrah went on an indefinite strike, protesting against being forced to deliver beef and pork.

Lab-grown meat to hit markets at $10 patties six years after $280,000 burger introduced
science

Lab-grown meat to hit markets at $10 patties six years after $280,000 burger introduced

Dutch start-up Mosa Meat's co-founder Mark Post created the first "cultured" beef hamburger in 2013.

SC judge Indu Malhotra recuses herself from hearing pleas against Bombay HC order on laws on beef possession
India

SC judge Indu Malhotra recuses herself from hearing pleas against Bombay HC order on laws on beef possession

Justice Indu Malhotra Monday recused herself from hearing a batch of appeals and cross-appeals challenging a Bombay High Court verdict which held that mere possession of beef of animals slaughtered outside the state cannot invite criminal action

After ABVP complaint, Jharkhand teacher arrested for 2017 Facebook post in support of beef party in Chennai
India

After ABVP complaint, Jharkhand teacher arrested for 2017 Facebook post in support of beef party in Chennai

A government college teacher has been arrested in Jharkhand for allegedly writing an "objectionable post" on Facebook two years ago in support of a beef party in Chennai

Security beefed up in Delhi's Trilokpuri after two cows found dead; DMC chief warns incident could trigger violence
India

Security beefed up in Delhi's Trilokpuri after two cows found dead; DMC chief warns incident could trigger violence

Two cows were found dead in a park in east Delhi's Trilokpuri on Wednesday, leading to tension in the communally-sensitive area following which police has stepped up security. Police were informed by a dairy owner at 6 am that two of his cows were lying dead in Sanjay Jheel Park opposite Kotla village, said a senior police officer.

'Beef isn't banned in Assam': Locals react after mob thrashes 68-year-old Shaukat Ali in fresh cow vigilantism case
India

'Beef isn't banned in Assam': Locals react after mob thrashes 68-year-old Shaukat Ali in fresh cow vigilantism case

Assam: In yet another case of cow vigilantism, an elderly Muslim man, Shaukat Ali, was beaten up and forced to eat pork, which is forbidden among followers of Islam, while his restaurant was vandalised by another group at some distance in Biswanath Chariali district in Assam on Sunday

Muslim man thrashed, forced to eat pork for 'selling beef' in Assam's Biswanath; local top cop says 'not matter of communal tension'
India

Muslim man thrashed, forced to eat pork for 'selling beef' in Assam's Biswanath; local top cop says 'not matter of communal tension'

The incident, which took place on Sunday, came to light after two videos shared on Twitter showed the man sitting in knee-deep mud, begging to be let go, while men around him spoke to him in threatening tones.

Drugs are mainstay of meat production across globe; practices put profit ahead of human or animal health
India

Drugs are mainstay of meat production across globe; practices put profit ahead of human or animal health

When cooking chicken, or meat, for one’s family, most people are very careful to wash and cook the flesh properly. Unfortunately, there are some things which any amount of washing, boiling or roasting cannot clean out – and those are drugs.

BJP’s Kailash Vijayvargiya says surprised 'beef-eater' Congress MLA Arif Masood won polls in Madhya Pradesh
Politics

BJP’s Kailash Vijayvargiya says surprised 'beef-eater' Congress MLA Arif Masood won polls in Madhya Pradesh

BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya stoked a controversy by referring to a Muslim MLA of the Congress in Madhya Pradesh a beef-eater

Taking the cash cow of smuggling by the horns
India

Taking the cash cow of smuggling by the horns

Since coming to power, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) gave the BSF a clear mandate: end the smuggling of India’s ‘holy’ cows to Bangladesh