Vegetarian

  • Many BJP leaders are non-vegetarian, alleges Nitish Kumar 06-04-2014 09:42 AM

    Patna: Taking a jibe at BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's remarks on cattle slaughter in the name of 'pink revolution', Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar alleged that most of the BJP's leaders were non-vegetarian. "I myself is a pure vegetarian. But, I know majority of BJP leaders are non-vegetarians...
  • Kangana Ranaut, Vidyut Jamwal named PETA's hottest vegetarians 04-01-2014 04:28 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood heartthrob Vidyut Jamwal and diva Kangana Ranaut have been named PETA India's hottest vegetarian celebrities of 2013. After garnering thousand's of votes, Jamwal, 33, and Ranaut, 26, bagged the top spot to be named the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India's hottest star. They...
  • SpiceJet told to pay Rs 15,000 for serving non-vegetarian food 09-06-2013 09:20 AM

    New Delhi: Low-cost airline SpiceJet has been directed by a consumer forum here to pay Rs 15,000 as token compensation to its passenger for serving him non-vegetarian food instead of vegetarian preferred by him. The South West District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum held the airline deficient in service for mistakenly...
  • Textbook sparks controversy, alleges non-vegetarians lie, cheat, commit sex crimes 17-11-2012 10:14 AM

    New Delhi: Yet another textbook in a CBSE school has sparked a controversy by allegedly insinuating that non-vegetarians lie, cheat and commit crimes, with the Government terming it as "unfortunate" and asking state bodies to remain alert about such content and monitor them. "Sensitivities of communities have to be kept...
  • Another textbook raises hackles, says non-vegetarians lie 16-11-2012 11:35 PM

    New Delhi: Yet another textbook in a CBSE school has sparked a controversy by allegedly insinuating that non-vegetarians lie, cheat and commit crimes, with the government terming it as "unfortunate" and asking state bodies to remain alert about such content and monitor them. "Sensitivities of communities have to be kept...
  • PETA's hottest vegetarian: Indian makes it to the race 05-11-2012 07:50 PM

    Thrissu: Twenty four year old Vimal Das from Engadiyur in Kerala's Thrissur district is among the 10 male finalists vying for PETA's hottest vegetarian crown. Vimal has beaten out hundreds of other entrants from across India to become one of 10 male contestants to advance to the final round of...
  • McCartney immortalised on PETA Stamp 29-11-2011 12:19 PM

    London: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have launched a new stamp range featuring the likes of the 20 most famous vegetarians of all-time, including veteran singer Sir Paul McCartney. McCartney along with Natalie Portman, Pamela Anderson and Morrissey have agreed to feature on the stamp which will...
  • Sonu Sood to promote vegetarianism 29-09-2011 07:24 PM

    Chennai: Actor Sonu Sood, who received rave reviews for his work in the Salman-starrer Dabangg, is joining PETA to promote vegetarianism. Sood recently won an award for best performance in a negative role in the film at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in Canada. In Canada, he took...
  • Airline serves chicken to Hindu vegetarian 24-08-2011 11:59 AM

    Melbourne: Singapore Airlines has been accused of serving chicken to a vegetarian Hindu woman who was travelling from New Zealand to India. According to New Zealand media reports on Wednesday, 56-year-old Pushplata Sharma claimed to have fallen sick after she was served chicken on a flight to India. Sharma of...
  • Katy Perry finding it hard to stay vegetarian 21-08-2011 11:15 PM

    London: Pop star Katy Perry is finding it hard to stick to her pledge to stay vegetarian and has been secretly eating chicken and meat, a friend has claimed. The 26-year-old singer gave up eating meat two years ago to keep her vegetarian husband Russell Brand happy but is now...
  • Shahid voted Asia's sexiest vegetarian man 01-07-2011 08:21 PM

    Mumbai: Shahid Kapoor has voted Asia's Sexiest Vegetarian Man in a poll conducted by PETAAsiaPacific.com. "I have always supported the cause of being a vegetarian, and it's nice to be felicitated for something so close to my heart. Being voted as sexy is a matter of perception, but being vegetarian...
  • Eat-to-kill: Zuckerberg's form of vegetarianism 28-05-2011 08:16 AM

    Boston: Facebook's billionaire founder Mark Zuckerberg has taken up a new "personal challenge" to turn "vegetarian" in an unusual way, by eating meat that he has slaughtered. "This year, my personal challenge is around being thankful for the food I have to eat," Zuckerberg said. "I have basically become a...
  • Hottest Vegetarians: Vidya Balan, Tharoor 18-01-2011 06:11 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Vidya Balan and former union minister of state for external affairs Shashi Tharoor have been voted as the hottest celebrity vegetarians in an online poll by animal rights organisation PETA. Vidya and Tharoor beat out actors R Madhavan and Lara Dutta to claim the title. They...
  • McCartney urges India to choose meat free day 05-01-2011 06:04 PM

    New Delhi: Beatles legend Paul McCartney, who is a PETA activist, has written to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging him to chose a date to annually celebrate vegetarianism. The singer has suggested that the meat-free day could be Jan 12, the foundation day of People for Ethical Treatment of...
  • Pamela Anderson is PETA's Person of the Year 01-01-2011 03:37 PM

    London: Playboy model Pamela Anderson has been named the Person of the Year by PETA for her tireless work to end cruelty against animals. The former Baywatch star has been an active campaigner for animal rights over the years and her work has now been recognised by PETA. "For years,...
  • Watch: Guilty about global warming? Go veggie 09-12-2009 04:16 PM

    Turning vegetarian might actually help reduce carbon emissions. ...
  • Watch: PETA commercial rejected for being too steamy 31-01-2009 07:27 PM

    CNN's Jeanne Moos dishes on vegetables gone wild. ...
  • Savour vegetarian delights this Ganesh Chaturthi 03-09-2008 02:37 AM

    Here's a Mumbai restaurant which dishes out fest-special food. ...
  • Big B calls 'Sexiest Vegetarian Male' title baseless 21-06-2008 04:27 PM

    London: Alastair Cook plans to raise a glass to predecessor Andrew Strauss before tackling the thorny issue of how to replace one the most celebrated Test captains in England history. Strauss fell on his sword at Lord's on Wednesday afternoon, leading to the widely-anticipated promotion of Cook, who was his...
  • Big B's sex quotient: no meat, just green 18-06-2008 06:03 PM

    Lahore: Banned former Test captain, Salman Butt has accused former team-mate Shahid Afridi of giving a statement against him in the spot-fixing case to get over the shock of losing his captaincy. Butt told the media in his hometown here during the Eid holidays that Afridi had given a statement...
  • Non-vegetarians run a greater risk from chronic diseases 03-06-2008 08:11 PM

    Lauderhill, Florida: A three-month break from international cricket should not effect New Zealand’s chances of beating West Indies in the two-match Twenty20 series in Florida, believes the allrounder Jacob Oram. New Zealand have not played a series since the end of March, when their home series versus South Africa came...
  • Veg vs non-veg debate gets Jodhaa-Akbar twist 16-03-2008 12:11 AM

    New Delhi: As the controversial Feroz Shah Kotla pitch braces up to host its first Test after a 12-month ban, DDCA vice-president Chetan Chauhan on Friday assured that it will last the entire five days when India and West Indies square off here from Sunday. Delhi and District Cricket Association...
  • Gujarat meat eaters can abstain out of respect: SC 15-03-2008 05:16 PM

    Karachi: The families of jailed Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir might have refused to believe that the duo were involved in corruption but the fans on Thursday held protests to vent their anger at the latest shame to befall Pakistan cricket. It is shameful what these players have...