Dhvani Solani

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Millions Living in India Risk Becoming Stateless From August 31

As authorities in the volatile northeastern state of Assam prepare to publish the controversial National Register of Citizens (NRC) tomorrow, millions fear they could be excluded and torn apart from their families.
Dhvani Solani
8.30.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An Organisation Backed by Right-Wing Hindu Nationalists Says There’s No Need for Sex Education in Schools

They believe that the things students should be aware of in terms of the human body and its parts, are already being taught through subjects like biology.
Dhvani Solani
8.29.19
Sex

We Meet the Guy Who Showers in the Middle of India’s Nightclubs

Rajesh Tamang’s side hustle involves pouring free shots down clubgoers’ throats and getting himself real wet in a shower cubicle stationed in nightclubs.
Dhvani Solani
7.29.19
Culture

Emojis That Don’t Exist but Should

If we all had a bong, we’d all get along.
Shamani Joshi
Dhvani Solani
7.18.19

People in Japan Are Renting Cars to Charge Phones, Nap and Practise Rapping

A few others are choosing to watch TV, get dressed for Halloween, and do facial stretches, instead of drive.
Dhvani Solani
7.8.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Malaysia Plans to Decriminalise Drug Possession for Personal Use

However, this does not mean that the country that carries the death penalty for drug trafficking is legalising drugs.
Dhvani Solani
7.3.19
WTF

Why Are Selfie Deaths So Common in India?

The country claims around half of the world's selfie death toll.
Dhvani Solani
3.28.19
VICE Votes

Tourists Are Coming All the Way to India to See Political Rallies and Have Dinner With Politicians

Travel companies are cashing in on The Great Indian Election.
Dhvani Solani
3.27.19

Smoking up Before Sex Can Lead to More Intense Orgasms

A new study reveals that science is on our side.
Dhvani Solani
3.19.19
wild wild country

Leopards Live Alongside Mumbai Locals In These Lanes

Human encroachment into Mumbai’s contested ‘forest’ lands leads us to a question we never thought we’d ask: Can predators and people coexist in a concrete jungle?
Dhvani Solani
2.1.19
alcohol

Booze Without the Booze Is the Most Bizarre 2019 Trend So Far

Zero-alcohol beers and spirits are finding shelf space around the world.
Dhvani Solani
2.1.19
WTF

The Weird and Wonderful Ways People Smuggle Gold Into India

Up butts and vaginas, powdered and mixed with detergent, in soup sachets and shampoos—even in scrunchies.
Dhvani Solani
1.17.19
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