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environment

This Activist Group Dresses Up in Saris and Bindis to Highlight the Climate Crisis

In a country where floods and droughts are occurring at the same time, The Red Saree Brigade wants to draw attention to a problem that most Indians still don’t see as part of the global crisis.
Pallavi Pundir
a day ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Minister in India Is Worried Cows Are Turning Non-Vegetarian and Wants to ‘Treat’ Them

Michael Lobo, Goa’s garbage management minister, claims cattle from Calangute are rejecting vegetarian feed for chicken and fried fish.
Pallavi Pundir
a day ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Police Detained Northeast Indians Thinking They’re Tibetans Who Might Protest Against Chinese President’s Visit

Around 40 Northeastern people, including women, were detained despite having identity cards.
Pallavi Pundir
4 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

After 72 Days of No Communication, Mobile Services Resume in Kashmir

Prepaid phone services, mobile internet and broadband still remain blocked, though.
Pallavi Pundir
10.16.19
as told to

I Tried to Take My Own Life but Survived. Here’s Why Talking About Mental Health Is Important.

There is a stigma associated with suicide in Indian society, but talking about it may break the pattern.
Sukrit
10.10.19
#metoo

India’s #MeToo Moment Was Groundbreaking, but What Has Changed a Year After?

Prominent actors, journalists, and artists accused of sexual harassment are back in the mainstream after intimidation tactics were thrown at survivors. Is this how it ends?
Pallavi Pundir
10.8.19
environment

We Spoke to People Who Faced a Police Crackdown While Trying to Protect Mumbai’s Trees

People who were at the scene at Aarey Colony over the weekend open up about what it's like to stand up to the aggressive stance of the state authorities and try to protect the environment.
Pallavi Pundir
10.8.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Indian Government Now Wants To Postpone Its Plastic Ban Because of Economic Slowdown and Unemployment

On October 2, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that they would phase out single-use plastics by 2022 instead.
Pallavi Pundir
10.4.19
climate change

Tibetans in India Join the Global Climate Strikes to Bring Attention to Their Burning Homeland

The community lives with the prospect of losing their homes forever, not just to political oppression but also the severe effects of climate change.
Pallavi Pundir
9.27.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Pakistan Authorities Promise a Bounty of over $600 to Those Who Snitch on Litterers

Sindh minister Saeed Ghani is asking potential whistleblowers in Karachi to film people while throwing garbage, and WhatsApp their identification to the authorities.
Pallavi Pundir
9.25.19
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In India, Giving a Woman the Middle Finger Can Land You in Jail

In the most recent case, a man is facing jail time of up to three years and a fine after being charged by his sister-in-law. But this is not the first time.
Pallavi Pundir
9.24.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Expert Says Indians Will Soon Become Water Refugees Heading for Water-Rich Europe

Rajendra Singh, also known as the “Waterman of India”, says over 70 percent of the country has dried up, and this may lead to climatic migration to other countries.
Pallavi Pundir
9.19.19
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