January 12, 2016

Amer Fort at night in twilight. Jaipur, Rajastan
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Vegan food in Jaipur

Pink City goes vegan friendly

Veganism has been gaining momentum globally. A vegan diet is essentially plant-based and abstains from the use of any animal products or by-products. While health and wellness are the prime reasons for choosing such a diet, sensitivity towards animals also has a major influence in making people turn into vegans. The growing popularity of veganism has led the eateries of Jaipur too to introduce vegan dishes and even entire menus that comprise only plant-based eats and beverages. To find out how easy or difficult it is to get vegan ingredients and food in the city, we spoke to some vegans as well as some café owners about the challenges they face and how they overcome them.

Rajyavardhan in Manipal University

I used to be a backbencher: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

In a rare candid mood, Olympian shooter and former Union Minister, Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore interacted with the students of Manipal University Jaipur (MUJ) in a free-wheeling discussion. Right from the beginning, Rathore made it absolutely clear, that he was not going to make a formal speech or deliver a motivational lecture. He invited the students to ask him questions and in his answers, he deftly included the motivational element which received thunderous applause from the students. Below are some interesting excerpts from the tête-à-tête: