Pallavi Pundir

Love

These Guys Got Married in 2018. Now They’re Fighting to Legalise Their Marriage

Nikesh Usha Pushkaran and Sonu MS exchanged rings two years ago. Today, they want to fight for legal rights for queer people, to make the reading down of Section 377 “truly relevant”.
Pallavi Pundir
2.14.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indian Cops Have Been Asked to Spy on Students’ WhatsApp Groups

At a conference in December 2019 addressed by PM Modi, cops were also asked to monitor tweets and speeches.
Pallavi Pundir
2.10.20
LGBTQ

What it’s Like Being Non-Binary in India, Where Everyone Uses Gendered Pronouns

“This one time, I was at a community event and someone kept referring to me as ‘she/her’. When I told them that this is not my pronoun, they told me, ‘You're too pretty to be a boy.’”
Pallavi Pundir
2.5.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

India Has a Child Pornography Problem, and Delhi Tops the List of Uploads

A new data found 25,000 child sexual abuse material from across India in just five months.
Pallavi Pundir
1.29.20
Views My Own

The Constitution of India Didn’t Mean Much to Me. Until Now

As a young Indian, I didn’t grow up feeling particularly close to the national anthem, the Constitution or even the national flag. In 2020, a new connection has been forged.
Pallavi Pundir
1.27.20
mental health

Experts Explain How India's Ongoing Unrest Affects Mental Health

It turns out that trauma can not only stay in your body forever, it can also continue for generations.
Pallavi Pundir
1.24.20
mental health

Experts Explain How India's Ongoing Unrest Affects Mental Health

It turns out that trauma can not only stay in your body forever, it can also continue for generations.
Pallavi Pundir
1.24.20
PROTESTS

Indian Students Tell Us How the Police Violence in Citizenship Amendment Act Protests Has Affected Their Mental Health

“I feel like I’m being followed all the time.”
Pallavi Pundir
1.21.20
PROTESTS

Indian Students Tell Us How the Police Violence in Citizenship Amendment Act Protests Has Affected Their Mental Health

“I feel like I’m being followed all the time.”
Pallavi Pundir
1.21.20
PROTESTS

India Has Become a Gallery of Protest Art, Despite a Crackdown

There were attempts to censor “anti-Modi” messaging like “Sab changa si (Everything is fine)” in Bengaluru this week. But despite intimidation, provocative protest art is cropping up everywhere.
Pallavi Pundir
1.20.20
PROTESTS

India Has Become a Gallery of Protest Art, Despite a Crackdown

There were attempts to censor “anti-Modi” messaging like “Sab changa si (Everything is fine)” in Bengaluru this week. But despite intimidation, provocative protest art is cropping up everywhere.
Pallavi Pundir
1.20.20
PROTESTS

Anti-Citizenship Law Protests Are Turning India’s Youth Political on ‘Apolitical’ TikTok

The most downloaded mobile app in the country shaped a new youth culture. But now with young people leading the nationwide anti-CAA protests, the app content is radically transforming.
Pallavi Pundir
1.13.20
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