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Busting hegemony of vegetarianism: When allowed, Indians prefer eating meat, many coerced to under-report beef-eating practices
India

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.

JNU Political Science professor Gopal Guru appointed as editor of EPW for five years
India

JNU Political Science professor Gopal Guru appointed as editor of EPW for five years

Political scientist Gopal Guru has been appointed as the editor of the Economic and Political Weekly, its publisher Sameeksha Trust announced on Thursday.

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta responds to EPW staff for questioning his stint as editor
India

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta responds to EPW staff for questioning his stint as editor

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
India

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.

Former EPW editor Paranjoy Guha Thakurta says free speech faces 'real danger' in India
India

Former EPW editor Paranjoy Guha Thakurta says free speech faces 'real danger' in India

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.

EPW publisher distances magazine from ex-editor Paranjoy Guha Thakurta over Adani lawsuit
India

EPW publisher distances magazine from ex-editor Paranjoy Guha Thakurta over Adani lawsuit

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.