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The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Man in India Was Arrested for Trying to Sell Whale Vomit for Rs 17 Million

The man was caught at a railway station with 1.3 kgs of ambergris, a wax-like secretion in the endangered species.
Shamani Joshi
6.19.19
Photo

These Photos Document the Most Polluted Cities in India (and the World)

"We tend to resort to fatalism and apocalyptic thinking, which ends up letting everyone off the hook. But most people don’t have that choice."
Pallavi Pundir
6.11.19
VICE Votes

Why 200,000 Sex Workers in India are Voting for Nobody This Election

With none of the political parties taking their demands seriously, sex workers are opting for NOTA (None of the Above) and casting blank votes.
Pallavi Pundir
4.29.19
Photos

Photographing Mumbai’s LGBTQ Communities as India Decriminalises Homosexuality

Magnum photographer Olivia Arthur documents fleeting moments of solitude and tenderness amongst the maelstrom of Mumbai in poignant series, 'In Private/Mumbai'.
Ryan White
4.15.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An Indian Company Has Been Fined With Social Work For Parodying Hermès

Replacing the French giant's trademark logo with 'Herpes' will cost Impresario Entertainment mid-day meals and sanitary pads in Delhi's orphanages and foster care homes.
Pallavi Pundir
3.28.19
Music

Indian Hip-Hop’s Favourite Boy Naezy Returns With a Redux of His First Tune

The OG Gully Boy, known for his biting lyricism and inimitable flow, returns with a continuation to his debut single: “Aafat Waapas.”
Naman Saraiya
3.26.19
Art

This Public Art Festival Is Reclaiming the Indian Streets

St+art India, which has been transforming public spaces since 2012, is back with its latest edition in New Delhi.
Pallavi Pundir
3.1.19
lgbtqia

A Photographer Captured Intimate Portraits of a Trans Woman on the Brink of Transition

Mumbai-based Ajatshatru Singh’s series is an intimate exploration of Parineeta and her journey of gender reassignment.
Pallavi Pundir
2.18.19
Mumbai Pride March 2019

What Goes Into the Making of Mumbai Pride

A look at the people behind the Queer Azaadi Mumbai Pride March.
Navin Noronha
2.1.19
Hip-Hop

The Rise of Street Rap in India

Gully rap's growth in Mumbai, and its subsequent spread across India, is captured in VICE India’s first documentary 'Kya Bolta Bantai'
VICE India Staff
1.17.19
Culture

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Wedding Emcee Script Writer

"Do you even like weddings?"
Parthshri Arora
12.20.18
Weed

Here’s Why November Was a Downer for Indian Stoners

Through most of the month, scoring has been almost impossible for cannabis connoisseurs.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
Illustration by Prianka Jain
Shamani Joshi
12.4.18
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