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THE AESTHETIC CASE FOR VEGETARIANISM


The Telegraph

The finest meal I have had was in the Admaru Mutt, a home for priests connected to the famous old Krishna temple in Udupi. The year was 1994; and I had come to the neighbouring town of Manipal to attend a seminar on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s 125th birth anniversary. The seminar was organized by [...]

By |2011-11-30T11:38:27+00:00November 20th, 2010|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , |

REFUGEES AND THE REPUBLIC


The Telegraph

At a meeting in Chennai that I recently attended, an official of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, herself a Swiss national, remarked that ‘the Indian Government has a very humane atttitude towards refugees’. She was not merely showing courtesy towards her hosts. For, as another speaker at the symposium pointed out, in its sixty-year-career [...]

By |2011-11-18T10:32:47+00:00November 9th, 2010|Categories: History|Tags: , , , , , |