Economic And Political Weekly
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Busting hegemony of vegetarianism: When allowed, Indians prefer eating meat, many coerced to under-report beef-eating practices
The notion of ‘non-vegetarian’ (which the researchers state is a pejorative used against those who eat meat) and the discourse around vegetarianism, then, reflect the hegemony enjoyed (thus far) by the ‘minority’ vegetarian population.
Political scientist Gopal Guru has been appointed as the editor of the Economic and Political Weekly, its publisher Sameeksha Trust announced on Thursday.
The controversy around Thakurta's resignation from EPW saw further developments, with Thakurta submitting a rejoinder to the magazine staff's letter
EPW magazine staff write to trustees over 'editorial functioning', Paranjoy Guha Thakurta's stint as editor
The staff of Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) have reportedly written to the trust that manages the magazine, enquiring why an article had been deleted from their website and raising questions about the behaviour of their former editor Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.
Thakurta said the magazine had received a notice from the Adani group that sought an unconditional withdrawal of the two "defamatory and harmful" articles co-authored by him.
Former editor Paranjoy Guha Thakurta took the step while keeping the office-bearers of the trust in the dark, Sameeksha Trust said in a statement.