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Beef Ban

India's Lost Economic Focus

Aparna Pande | Posted 03.07.2016 | World
Aparna Pande

Eighteen months later, Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been unable to legislate any of the key economic reforms it promised to the electorate.

Examining India's Beef Ban: Why this Brahmin isn't a Fan

Ria Chakraborty | Posted 02.01.2016 | Religion
Ria Chakraborty

Every Sunday morning, a few of my friends and I meet up at our favorite crêperie for brunch. While crepes, butter, bananas, strawberries, and a plen...

Media Wants Riots: Why Indians are Protesting Bias and Sensationalism in Media

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 10.06.2016 | World
Vamsee Juluri

These last few months of media reporting in and on India are sounding ominously like the media climate in America in the period between the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the invasion of Iraq.

I Am A Liberal, And I am Not Opposed To India's Beef Ban

Ash Murthy | Posted 09.16.2016 | World
Ash Murthy

So-called progressives have been quick to criticize the beef ban as an affront to religious freedom, tolerance and personal choice. But it is paradoxical to talk of tolerance while turning a blind eye to the trauma and cruelty that the bovines face in the mostly unlicensed and ill equipped slaughterhouses in India.

Taiwan Bans U.S. Beef, Threatens Trade Relations

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The U.S. government "deeply regrets" parliament's decision to reinstate the ban over widespread fears of mad cow disease, Washington's de facto embass...