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TOI is as Pure Vegetarian as The Hindu: NO Meat Allowed in its Offices

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  Round Table India It has barely been a few weeks since the horrific lynching of Mohammad Akhlaq made headlines, nearly thirteen years after the Jhajjar atrocity. Akhlaq was reportedly lynched by a mob for ‘storing’ beef at home. What followed was a range of protests from the savarna civil society in the same media …

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Do ‘The Hindu’ newspaper’s Photo Captions have Caste too?

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  Anoop Kumar (This article was first published on 27th July, 2009, on Insight blog) Today, while reading one of our national English dailies, The Hindu, I came across a news item regarding the rekindling of the Gujjar agitation in Rajasthan, demanding Scheduled Tribe status. They are holding a three day caste-panchayat to support their …

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Fencing ‘THE HINDU’: The Laxman-Rekha over Food

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N. Sukumar and Shailaja Menon In an internal circular, leaked on the social media, The Hindu, one of India’s leading newspapers, banned the consumption of non-vegetarian food in its canteen1. The circular precisely points out that “All are aware that non-veg food causes discomfort to the majority of the employees who are vegetarian.” Hence, the …

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The Hindu BANS Non-Vegetarian food in its Canteens & Dining Halls

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  Dalit Camera: Through Un-Touchable Eyes C. Sreetharan, Vice-President – HR, issued a notice dated April 10, 2014 stating that non-veg. food is banned (‘not permitted’) in all canteens and dining halls of The Hindu offices. He cited complaints from employees of The Hindu. He says “All are aware” that non-veg food causes “discomfort to …

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An Open Letter to Ms. Arundhati Roy

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  Dalit Camera: Through Un-Touchable Eyes Dear Ms. Arundhati Roy, We are writing this letter to clarify our position on the rumors spreading in New Delhi about the cancellation of the launch of the book, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar’s Annihilation of Caste, introduced by you and published by Navayana. The rumors claim that Dalit activists …

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My Man

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  Anu Ramdas Lakshmi was always comfortable sharing her thoughts about her husband, Shanmugam. He was the shy one and never said much about personal things. Listening to Billie Holiday’s songs often brings back memories of the way Lakshmi used to talk about her married life to me. On some days it would be: My …