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India should reject the Eat Lancet Commission report and any other groups that push for predominantly plant-based foods

Dr. Sylvia Karpagam The Eat Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health was launched on April 4, 2019  at the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) headquarters, New Delhi, India with the question “Can we feed a future population of 10 billion people a healthy diet within planetary boundaries?’. Dr. Brent Loken from the …

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Have educational spaces in Karnataka become the hub of hate politics?

Jerald D’souza The Oxford dictionary defines education as, “a process of teaching, training, and learning, especially in schools or colleges, to improve knowledge and develop skills.” . The gurukul is envisaged as “a place where students live together as equals, regardless of their social standing at birth to create an environment and share a vision …

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Land Dispossession: Attack On Adivasiness

Chhotelal Kumar  Adivasis’ claims over land do not just demand material rights but also the recognition of their unique identity or, in other words, Adivasiness. Adivasis of Jharkhand recently marched over 175 kilometres from Latehar to Ranchi over four days to stage a dharna in front of Raj Bhawan on Monday, April 25 and submit …

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Targeting the consumption and sale of meat in India is an attack on the right to food and nutrition

ಆಹಾರ ನಮ್ಮ ಹಕ್ಕು–ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ Ahara Namma Hakku/Our food, our right Open letter released on 5th May 2022 As a group of concerned activists, doctors, nutritionists, parents, advocates and researchers, we are deeply concerned at the recent irrational attacks on the food habits and nutrition rights of people, in the form of laws, bans and calls to …

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Issue ‘Scheduled Castes converted to Buddhism’ certificates in Telangana

Please sign the petition here.  ~ Date: 19/04/2022 Place: Hyderabad To, Sri Koppula Eshwar The Hon’ble Minister of Scheduled Castes Development, Government of Telangana, Telangana Secretariat, Hyderabad, Telangana – 500063 Email – eshwarkoppula@gmail.com Twitter – @Koppulaeshwar1, Phone: 9949588444   Subject: Kindly direct all the Tahsildars in the state to issue Scheduled Castes converted to Buddhism …

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Impact of Delimitation on SC, ST communities

Atul Rana Introduction Recently the Delimitation of electoral constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir has taken center stage in the evergoing political turmoil. For the first time in the history of Jammu and Kashmir, there were proposals for extending the reservation to the ST community in assembly seats[1]. Almost all regional parties criticized the practice for …