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?
Hosted by Arnab Goswami, the yellathon is the most-watched English-language news program in India by miles and miles. It's also completely insane.
While there has been some progress on India's rape culture, it's hard to see in the rhetoric of many male (and some female) politicians.
The Koh-i-noor diamond has been a part of the crown jewels since 1852, and now India wants it back. But can a country really sue the Queen?
Over the weekend, Jagmeet Singh interrupted Sunday Morning Live to talk about the killings of two Sikh youths during a peaceful protest, sparking online fury about a lack of media coverage. I had a chat with Singh about the complaints.
For weeks, imports from India to Nepal have been constricted—and nobody really knows why. This is what Kathmandu looks like without gas.
Jimmy Chin has accomplished it all in the world of action sports, from skiing Everest to climbing some of the world's largest peaks—all while documenting it through photography and video.
The ban restricted access to 857 URLs, including classics like jizzhuts.com and momhandjob.com.
The South Dandies Swaraj are a hip-hop group in Mumbai using their music to talk about street life, slumlords, prostitution, recycling, heartbreak, and Tamil pride.
Indian-born filmmaker and LGBT activist Parvez Sharma's new documentary A Sinner in Mecca is a rare glimpse at a gay man's journey to Saudi Arabia.
The same gender ambiguity that makes trans Indians social pariahs also grants them a holy status among some Hindus.
And over 192 countries participated worldwide.
What do two writers talk about when you sit them down with each other and a tape recorder?
I hated myself for blindly filling prescriptions and taking the advice provided by the "rehabilitation team" surrounding me in Canada. I needed a change.
This week, we investigate GMOs and then head to India to learn more about the country's clean water crisis.
Farber's testimonial play Nirbhaya explores the reality of rape in India and worldwide.
"Feel the energy in the tip of your sex!" said the instructor.
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