Zeyad Masroor Khan
Zeyad Masroor Khan is a staff writer at VICE India.
“On a few occasions, I forgot how to read, write, recognise or pronounce certain words.”
Fawzia Koofi is trying to convince the Taliban to give up arms and participate in the democratic process.
From the taxi drivers and sound guys to the ones who print posters and compose political jingles, these unsung heroes are the most vital part of the world's biggest democratic exercise.
“Bottles are stacked up in big cartons, placed in vans, and then sent to areas frequented by drunkards.”
We tag along with an 80-member family to know why a collective show of support for their politician of choice is important.
“70 percent of people drink liquor only when they’re sad, and want to lift up their night after a hard day. Robbing these sad people is cruel.”
Managing to raise Rs 7 million to fund student activist Kanhaiya Kumar’s campaign, Our Democracy is quietly shaking up the world of political fundraising.
The veteran dealer living in Kasol, India's unofficial cannabis capital has seen it all.
Gopal Mani Maharaj—an independent candidate contesting for elections—thinks problems like terrorism, violence in Kashmir and the Ayodhya issue can be solved simply by being nicer to cows.
“I keep fearing something like the holocaust can happen here.”
The Pyramid Party is out to make all 1.3 billion people in India more enlightened.
“When my men left their homes, they told their families that they might not be coming back alive. And most of them did not.”