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Delhi's National Museum drops non-veg food from event on India's culinary history, cites 'sentimental' reasons behind move
India

Delhi's National Museum drops non-veg food from event on India's culinary history, cites 'sentimental' reasons behind move

The additional director general of the museum Subrata Nath told PTI that OSMS did not discuss in detail the non-vegetarian part of the menu with the museum officials.

Presence of animal gelatin in capsules, food ails consumer; vegan alternative need of the hour
India

Presence of animal gelatin in capsules, food ails consumer; vegan alternative need of the hour

There are vegan alternatives to gelatine: agar agar, pectin, starches, gums. But companies using gelatin say that they do not have the same chemical and mechanical properties. They are also slightly more expensive.

'Do you want everybody in India to become vegetarian?': SC asks petitioner over plea against export of meat
India

'Do you want everybody in India to become vegetarian?': SC asks petitioner over plea against export of meat

A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta made the observation while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) which said that export of meat cannot be encouraged or promoted in the country.

As push to turn India towards vegetarianism gathers steam, data reveals 80% men and 70% women relish meat
India

As push to turn India towards vegetarianism gathers steam, data reveals 80% men and 70% women relish meat

It is important to assess the average diet of Indians because both malnutrition and obesity are a problem in the country: 53.7 percent of women and 22.7 percent men are anaemic, while 20.7 percent of women and 18.9 percent men are obese

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.

Hate animal cruelty? Then complain about 'natural sources' in your food and cosmetics, save thousands of lives
India

Hate animal cruelty? Then complain about 'natural sources' in your food and cosmetics, save thousands of lives

“Natural sources” is a very deceptive word. If vegetarian, the food writes clearly that it is from vegetable sources. But, most often in the health and food industry, especially in the cosmetics area, it means animal sources such as organs, glands, fat, protein, and oil. There is a reason that companies write their products in such small type that it is almost impossible to read them, but do try. Your one complaint and insistence on a non-animal alternative could save thousands of lives.

Hotel management ceases to be exclusive domain of meat eaters in India as vegetarians quietly take firm footing
India

Hotel management ceases to be exclusive domain of meat eaters in India as vegetarians quietly take firm footing

Yoga, Ayurveda, and other ancient medicines are based on vegetarianism. With the availability of options for vegetarians, vegetarian food will become better and more people will turn vegetarian, becoming healthier in the process.

Sunny Leone poses for PETA poster to promote vegetarianism ahead of World Environment Day
Bollywood

Sunny Leone poses for PETA poster to promote vegetarianism ahead of World Environment Day

Sunny Leone, who was named PETA Person of the Year in 2016, has also done a campaign against animal cruelty and to promote sterilisation of dogs and cats.

Beef ban: Don’t laugh, but there could be a conspiracy to turn India vegetarian
India

Beef ban: Don’t laugh, but there could be a conspiracy to turn India vegetarian

It’s a wild guess, but going by the beef ban, or the new rules that restrict the sale of cattle for slaughter, there could be people trying to turn the whole country vegetarian

Slaughter ban will reduce cow to a zoo animal; RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat should take note
Politics

Slaughter ban will reduce cow to a zoo animal; RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat should take note

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat wants a ban on cow slaughter across the country

CM Yogi Adityanath declares Uttar Pradesh a vegetarian state
Politics

CM Yogi Adityanath declares Uttar Pradesh a vegetarian state

After his crackdown on abattoirs resulting in closing down of scores of them, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has declared UP a vegetarian state

Vijay Rupani says he wants a 'vegetarian' Gujarat after state imposes life term for cow slaughter
India

Vijay Rupani says he wants a 'vegetarian' Gujarat after state imposes life term for cow slaughter

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that he wants to make Gujarat a "vegetarian" state.

Justifying jallikattu by citing Thirukkural is self-defeating: The Tamil text didn't condone animal cruelty
India

Justifying jallikattu by citing Thirukkural is self-defeating: The Tamil text didn't condone animal cruelty

Quoting the poet Thiruvalluvar or the classic Tamil literature Thirukkural to justify their support for jallikattu is literally twisting everything he stands for

Maharashtra beef ban: More than 300 persons prosecuted in nine months
Mumbai

Maharashtra beef ban: More than 300 persons prosecuted in nine months

In March 2015, Maharashtra revived an old legislation to effectively ban beef, sparking a series of similar bans in the country. Going by statistics recently made public, it appears that the government is implementing the law with much zeal too, with more than 300 persons prosecuted under the law.

Beef politics and religion: Why the idea needs to go beyond just cow protection
Life

Beef politics and religion: Why the idea needs to go beyond just cow protection

To posit the ban on beef as something imposed only by a Brahmin caste on society is unfortunate. There is a strong case for providing all animals the protection from an over-expanding animal husbandry industry and excessive meat-eating

VVS Laxman bats for vegetarianism in new PETA campaign
Sports

VVS Laxman bats for vegetarianism in new PETA campaign

Former India batsman VVS Laxman stars in a brand-new ad for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India during Vegetarian Awareness Month (October).

Sorry Bengalis, the Malayalis love fish more than you!
Life

Sorry Bengalis, the Malayalis love fish more than you!

A new infographic prepared by Funalytics, shows a map of non-vegetarians in India. The map colours states in various shades of blue and provides a shade card to determine how much a state loves its meat and chicken.

The environment myth: Is going 'green' just feel-good hogwash?
Life

The environment myth: Is going 'green' just feel-good hogwash?

The environmental crisis is urgent and very real. But a Open magazine cover story claims that the most popular remedies serve to exacerbate the very problems they are supposed to address.