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Caterpiller | Wikipedia

Fried, steamed or toasted: What’s the best way to cook insects

There are many reasons why we should be eating insects.
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Between BJP and Dalits, why khichdi is the lowest common denominator

The humble khichdi is the safest option for India’s ruling party.

Growing food mountains mean India needs to move beyond shortage mentality

Hike in rice procurement prices & milk subsidies will encourage more output, when policy should be pointing farmers the other way.
Signage for Tata Communications Ltd. is displayed atop of the company's headquarters

Tata plans to bring food businesses under a single company

Tata is considering separating some businesses of Tata Chemicals and folding them into Tata Global Beverages.
File photo of chef Anthony Bourdainin New York City | Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images

Anthony Bourdain never cocooned himself in the stereotype of a happy, smiling chef

Anthony Bourdain was never scared of speaking the truth on what he thought of chefs who were given demi-god status in television shows.
Dhaba food | Commons

Ever wondered why only India serves ‘pure’ veg food?

Caste discrimination still occurs in our country through innocuous things like food, like workers eating separately and 'pure veg' restaurants.

Sushi with Sonia, Litti with Lalu: Where and what politicians are eating in New Delhi

Politicians in Delhi are no longer choosing only 5-star hotels for dining out, stand-alone niche restaurants are now the place to go politician spotting.
A vegetarian thali | Commons

IIT Bombay is just the latest among India’s elite colleges promoting food casteism

Brahminical imposition of food practices that IIT Bombay recently witnessed isn’t new to India’s colleges and universities.

How the humble khichdi conquered the world

The unassuming khichdi has been quite a world traveller for centuries, finding itself in places as diverse as Britain, Egypt, and Fiji.

On Camera

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Is AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal also guilty of treating Muslims as an unthinking votebank?

Days after Delhi voted in the Lok Sabha elections, AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal said the Muslim vote “shifted” to the Congress at the last minute.

Defence

A Rafale fighter jet, manufactured by Dassault Aviation SA

Break-in at IAF’s Paris office handling Rafale procurement, cops probe espionage angle

The IAF's office in Paris houses the team that coordinates with Dassault Aviation on manufacture of Rafale jets and the weapons package onboard the aircraft.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.