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Gadhimai Festival: Harvest of blood

Sunday, 05 Oct 2014 | RUKMINI SEKHAR | in Agenda

The question is not about better welfare practices for ritual animal sacrifices, but whether the time has come to abolish this primitive tradition altogether, says RUKMINI SEKHAR “In blind darkness are we sunk when we offer sacrifices with beasts. A higher religious duty than ahimsa has never been nor shall be.”...

High-stake steak

Sunday, 05 Oct 2014 | Ananya Borgohain | in Agenda

Obesity, farmer suicides, destruction of the countryside, animal torture. Philip Lymbery tells ANANYA BORGOHAIN how they can all be attributed to factory farming and ‘cheap’ meat Reportedly, thousands of animals are slaughtered across the globe every minute. Factory farming is on the rise and ostensible cheap meat has become a trend....


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RIMS a total failure on every ground, pronounces PAC

21 Jul 2017 | SANJEEV JHA | Ranchi

In perhaps the most ruthless chidings so far the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) had been waiting for, three member of Jharkhand Assembly Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has after its maiden visit to the premier institute on Thursday said that the largest public hospital was a total failure on every counts with nothing in the institute happening the way it was expected to take place. Chaired by JMM MLA Stephen...

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