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Meat ban spreads: After Mumbai, Rajasthan says no and J&K court bans beef

India is witnessing food politics. When more than 30% of the population cannot afford one full meal a day, communities are out to ban food items. Amid the controversy in Mumbai over

Meat ban leaves bad taste and tweets pour

An avalanche of ban on meat lead to a deluge of protest and outrage.  And as expected, this was was mainly vented on Twitter, the outraged`s favorite social media platform. Some of it was funn

Morning briefing: Modi holds talks with German chancellor today

Prime minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold wide-ranging talks today (Monday) in Delhi to significantly scale up bilateral relations in an array of key sectors with s

Beef and devil become poll issues in Bihar

Yoga guru Ramdev has said a devil resides inside Lalu Prasad Yadav and that is making him to support eating of beef. Baba Ramdev slammed the RJD chief for his saying that Hindus also eat beef.

Morning briefing: Judicial commission on judges appointments declared unconstitutional by SC

Supreme court has declared today the national judicial appointments commission act (NJAC Act) meant to replace the two-decade old collegium system of judges appointing judges in higher judiciary as

Morning briefing: Forex reserves near record level at $353.069 billion

Country`s foreign exchange reserves rose to $353.069 billion at the end of October 9, close to its all time high of $355.459 billion seen on June 26. According to reserve bank of India the forex re

Morning briefing: Kashmir bandh today over man`s death in beef battle

Kashmir is observing bandh today in protest against the death on Sunday of a man who was critically injured 10 days ago, after his truck was fire-bombed in Udhampur on rumours that he had slaughter

Evening digest: Kerala CM writes to PM Modi against crackdown on beef

Kerala government has dismissed the charges that beef curry was served at Kerala House in Delhi. The Kerala government has filed a complaint over entry of activists without permission. Kerala Chief

Morning briefing: Bihar votes in 50 constituencies for third phase

Fifty constituencies spread over six districts are voting on Wednesday in the third phase of the assembly elections in Bihar. The polling began at 7 am in 14,170 polling stations spread in six dist

Morning briefing: India`s vision on ties with African nations to be unveiled today

Prime minister Narendra Modi will spell out his vision for the future of his country`s economic relations with Africa today (Thursday), as he addresses the major India-Africa Forum Summit in New De

Nationalism, sedition, free speech and more

  Former chief justice of the Delhi high court, justice Ajit Prakash Shah, has batted for free speech, expressed concern over sedition charges against JNU students, and said that

State, vigilantes and the right to way of life

1. A worrying phenomenon has become widespread on the political horizon of our country. Extra-legal forces and vigilante groups have emerged under the wings of political parties. Most parties formi

Violence over beef, cow slaughter not new

The Narendra Modi government has been repeatedly attacked over a string of violent incidents triggered over beef and cow slaughter, but the intolerance does not seem to be a new phenomenon that h



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