Why This Festival Leads to a Bump in Sales of Condoms and Contraceptives
Between banning sex education in schools that furthers myths around sex to facing taboos when accessing medical and health facilities, hooking up is complicated in this Indian state.
An Indian State is Renaming the Dragon Fruit Because it Makes One ‘Think of China’
Twitter is quaking after the Indian state of Gujarat announced it will rename the dragon fruit to the Sanskrit name “kamalam” because it resembles a lotus.
Inside India’s ‘Museum of Conflict’ That Just Won a Major International Award
At this museum in Gujarat, artefacts are replaced by apologies, confessions, readings of the Constitution, and uncomfortable conversations.
Asia’s Largest Ship-Breaking Town Is Beached Like Never Before
Alang yard on the western coast of India accounts for roughly 40 percent of global ships that are scrapped.
Narendra Modi’s Home State’s Pride May Be Putting the Last Wild Prides of Asiatic Lions at Risk
India’s Supreme Court ordered the translocation of the lions in 2013, but the country’s environment ministry and state of Gujarat have not yet complied.
It Took Coronavirus for an Indian State to Ban Spitting in Public
You can now be fined Rs 500 for unloading your mucous in Gujarat’s public places.
What It’s Like Partying in Gujarat, the Indian State That’s Banned Alcohol
“There’s just one rule if you're drinking on campus: never open the door, no matter how much someone knocks. Everyone invited to the session is taught a secret knock.”
Trump Says Modi Promised Him Millions of Indians Would Show up at the Airport to Welcome Him
India’s Prime Minister is hosting ‘Howdy Trump’ to welcome the US President visiting India later this month.
Man From Ahmedabad Cuts off Wife’s Tongue, Tells Police It Got Stuck While Kissing
Before this incident, the accused was also charged with murder for allegedly burning his first wife, and had physically assaulted his second wife.
A Gujarat School Exam Asked Students in What Way Mahatma Gandhi Died by Suicide
This private school’s goof-up has now resulted in an inquiry against it.
Woman Falls off a Cliff in Gujarat While Taking a Selfie, Survives By Landing in Bushes
The lengths people go to for the gram.
India's First Farting Contest Wants to Judge How Loud and Melodic Your Stinker Is
A movement to free the fart and normalise the natural body process is becoming popular in Gujarat, with prizes being given to those whose farts are the loudest, longest and most musical.