[India], April 24 (ANI): India's Animal Right Organisation PETA on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ban meat from serving at all government or government-sponsored meetings and functions. The group asked the government to take cue from German ... Sify, 2 days ago
UP is estimated to account for more than half of the country's $4-bn annual buffalo meat exports, says Ajay Modi. IMAGE: India earns more foreign exchange from buffalo meat exports than basmati rice ($3.48 billion in FY16). Photograph: Parivartan Sharma/Reuters. In the late 'nineties, an entrepreneur from the minority community faced a strong backlash from Hindu religious groups while trying to set up a meat-processing unit in western Uttar Pradesh. The Bharatiya Janata Party ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Banning meat is cruel demonetisation. It is stealing from the poor, nothing less, writes Sunita Narain. Recently at the release of our book First Food: Culture of Taste, which discusses the link between biodiversity, nutrition and livelihoods, I was asked a question. “Why do you not, as an environmentalist espousing the cause of traditional and local diets that are sustainable, condemn meat eating?” After all, meat production is bad for climate -- agriculture contributes roughly 15 ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Where are house sparrows these days? They have just become extinct!" is a common rhetoric we hear in the cities. Yet, it is impossible to scientifically assert that they are dwindling in numbers, since there has not been any systematic observation or data ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
Raising the pitch for lifting the ban on annual buffalo race "Kambala" in Karnataka, thousands of people today staged a massive rally in Dakshina Kannada district here in support of the traditional sport, even as protests on the issue intensified. Amid tight ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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