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Food fascism violates our right to food and nutrition, state eminent citizens

-Statement issued by Concerned Citizens, Doctors, Nutritionists, Parents, Advocates and Researchers dated 5th May, 2022 Amidst growing attacks on Meat sellers and restaurant owners who sell non-vegetarian food, a statement has been issued by concerned citizens, and civil society groups. The statement depicts how such attacks or bans against non-vegetarian food would impact the right to food as well as the nutritional status of the disadvantaged sections of the society and the undernourished...

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The alarming rise of food shares -Nidhi Kaicker, Aashi Gupta, and Raghav Gaiha

-The Hindu Spells of impoverishment during the pandemic were not infrequent, and lower castes and minorities bore the brunt of it Few observations survive the test of time. Fewer gain significance over time. Engel’s Law is a case in point. A version is that the poorer a family, “the greater the proportion of the total outgo which must be used for food. The proportion of the outgo used for food, other things...

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Hindutva groups in north India accused of forcing meat shops to shut during Navratri

-The Telegraph There have been videos this year on social media of meat shops being picketed and sellers bullied Hindutva groups in parts of north India have been accused of forcing Meat sellers to shut shop during Navratri, leaving the mostly impoverished traders with no source of income for nine days and too fearful of seeking redress in a communally charged atmosphere. Many Hindus in the north abstain from non-vegetarian food during Navratri,...

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Vidarbha farmers in debt trap: Here is how to save them -Vivian Fernandes

-The Financial Express How can the cotton and soybean farmers of Vidarbha and Marathwada supplement their incomes so they can get out of the trap of debt and self-engineered death? That was the theme of Union minister Nitin Gadkari’s ninth edition, four-day agricultural exhibition at Nagpur, called Agrovision, to which I was invited.  A promising beginning has been made. In October last year, the National Dairy Development Board commenced operations. It...

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Privacy impact on beef -R Balaji

-The Telegraph New Delhi: The Supreme Court today said that yesterday's nine-judge verdict declaring privacy a fundamental right could have a bearing on the Maharashtra government's ban on the slaughter of bulls and bullocks last year. "Of course, the judgment will have an impact on these cases.... If necessary, we may refer these cases to a larger bench," the bench of Justices A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan told a batch of petitioners. "I...

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