"I just enjoyed its taste and I was addicted."
On Tuesday, Irom "Mengoubi" Chanu Sharmila of Manipur in northeast India ended her nearly 16-year hunger strike by licking a smudge of honey off of her hand, but what effect has the strike had on her body?
Donald Trump promises to make America safe from violence in his speech at the RNC, an Indian military plane goes missing, a Colorado town finds THC in the drinking water, and more.
India's Ganges River is one of the most heavily polluted bodies of water on the planet. Yet a myth endures that bathing in it, or drinking it, is completely safe.
Jul 6, 2016
"I no longer think the Western way of doing things is inherently better."
This morning, a man claims he was the Orlando shooter's lover, North Korea launches more missile tests, protesters gather outside Donald Trump's golf course in Scotland, and more.
The epic story of a prince and princess in exile unfolds in this ethereal series by photographer Vasantha Yogananthan.
This morning, the estranged wife of the UCLA gunman has been found dead after police discovered a "kill list," Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized, floods in Paris have shut down the Louvre, and more.
This morning, the victim of an apparent murder-suicide on the UCLA campus has been identified, Saudi Arabia invests $3.5 billion in Uber, marijuana-infused edibles are legal in Oregon, and more.
This morning, former attorney general Eric Holder says Edward Snowdon performed a "public service," airstrikes kill at least 23 in Syria, Cincinnati Zoo defends its decision to kill an endangered gorilla, and more.
Check out the trailer for our upcoming episode of 'VICE' on HBO, airing April 28 at 11 PM.
Veteran feminist activist Vidya Bal is fighting to make India safe for its women, who face everything from violence in the street to discrimination from religious institutions.
This is one way to protest violence.
To mark the UN's World Water Day I caught up with the photographer to talk about how different cultures perceive water, its exploitation, and the challenges to preserve our planet's most vital resource.
This morning, Michael Bloomberg says he won't run for president, a US air strike in Somali has killed 150 al Shabab fighters, Nike has withdrawn its sponsorship of Maria Sharapova after she failed a drug test, and more.
This morning, a group of black students have been removed from a Donald Trump rally, riot police have been called into Calai's 'Jungle" migrant camp as evictions continue, Louisiana considers legalizing weed, and more.
Thousands of protesters at India's Jawaharlal Nehru University have gone on strike in the wake of the student union president's arrest last week on charges of sedition.
This summer, I visited South India for the first time since my grandfather died nearly two years ago. A familiar space had suddenly become unfamiliar, and I searched for serenity, devotion, and solitude in a city where privacy is scarce.
In 2015, India, Nepal, Thailand, and Mexico—nearly all the major markets for commercial surrogacy—banned the practice for foreigners. But the global demand isn't going anywhere.
In this episode from season three of our HBO show, we traced the cocaine highway from Venezuela to the sinuses of Europeans. Then, we investigated India's growing industry of gestational surrogacy.
Mining in the town of Jharia has caused widespread pollution and illness, as well as a number of injuries and deaths from workers and locals falling into open pits of fiery coal.
In this episode from season three of our HBO show, we traced the path of GMOs from the headquarters of Monsanto to the soy fields of Paraguay and then went to India to investigate their clean water crisis.
To her followers, Amma is at least a saint and at best a reincarnation of god.
Businessmen in India and Nepal read Mein Kampf right after they finish Rich Dad Poor Dad and Who Moved My Cheese?