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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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Sexual assault of 16-yr-old girl: Police nab miscreant

25 Nov 2017 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Gautam Nagar police have nabbed a miscreant on Friday on the charge of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at Gautam Nagar on Friday. Police said that the accused Raj Sharma sexually assaulted the victim who was on her way home in the afternoon...

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