At a time when a vitriolic political campaign to define what India eats is intensifying, let’s not overlook the wisdom in celebrating India’s diverse food palette.
Joining the bandwagon opposing the Ministry of External Affairs decision to introduce ‘Orange’ passport to migrant workers, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday lashed out at the Centre and said such move will create an embarrassing situation for a vast section of people.
Noting that the contradictory statements made by different members of Justice Loya's family raise a question mark on his death, the Congress today said there should be a High-Court monitored probe in the matter.
Given that a majority of Indians consume meat, why is a democratically elected government trying to dictate what people should eat?
In West Bengal, those who left their homes in
Professor Krishnendu Ray is a scholar of nutrition and food at New York University, where he is an associate professor and department chair of food studies. Ray’s work explores the intersection of food, society and culture. Apart from featuring regularly in popular media, Ray has written numerous books. In 2012, he co-edited (with Tulasi Srinivas) Curried Cultures: Globalization, Food and South Asia.
The woes of a fractured Bharatiya Janata Party in the upcoming Karnataka State Assembly Elections have worsened with Anand Asnutikar, joining the Janata Dal (S) on Monday, January 15. Asnutikar, a former Minister in the Yedurappa government, is one of the BJPs most senior leaders in its bastion of Uttara Kannada. At a function held in his constituency, the leader along with several of his followers, joined the JD(S) in the presence of its founder and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda and his son HD Kumaraswamy.
The complex history of the dining habits, etiquette, and preparations of food in Avadh showcases the mingling of