Uttar Pradesh

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indian Electrician Fined by Cops, Gets Revenge by Cutting Police Station's Power

After cops in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh fined the lineman for riding a bike without a helmet, he cut off their electricity supply.
Shamani Joshi
8.2.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

India Has Over 20 Fake Universities

Delhi and Uttar Pradesh have the highest number of colleges with no real accreditation.
Shamani Joshi
7.25.19
VICE Votes

Inside the Lives of Workers Who Thrive on India’s Election Economy

From the taxi drivers and sound guys to the ones who print posters and compose political jingles, these unsung heroes are the most vital part of the world's biggest democratic exercise.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
5.20.19
VICE Votes

These Law Students in Northern India Are Fighting For The Constitutional Right Of 4 Lakh Prisoners to Vote

“If one can contest for elections from within the prison, why can’t they vote too?"
Pallavi Pundir
4.11.19
LGBTQ

Meet the Launda Dancers

Every year, gay and trans men from northern Bengal make their way to Uttar Pradesh and Bihar for one of the oldest traditions in the country. Not all come back. And those who do, are never really the same again.
Diwash Gahatraj
2.19.19
video

The Powerful Gang of India's Most Populous State

Intimidation, violence, and corruption are a few of the means criminal gangs use to seize lucrative government contracts. The logistics of running a crime ring explained in this episode of 'क se Crime' - 'G se Gang'.
Video
1.25.19
crime

A Lawyer Tells Us How Crimes Are Committed ‘Legally’ In This Indian Town

A veteran defence lawyer tells us how murders are committed as “accidents” and how the law upholds the might of the land mafia.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
1.22.19
Culture

Meet the Only Female Arms Dealer in Uttar Pradesh

Neelam Romila Singh really likes her guns.
Parthshri Arora
12.26.18
self-defense

The Gun Made Just for Indian Women Has Been a Spectacular Failure

Buyers and sellers both hate it.
Parthshri Arora
12.17.18
क se Crime

This Gun Bazaar in India Is All Kinds of Fascinating

Of the best kind.
Parthshri Arora
12.14.18
क se Crime

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Man Who Can Legally Kill Someone

"What does it feel like?"
Parthshri Arora
12.7.18
video

The Hired Guns of the Indian Heartland

An original series by VICE India, created in partnership with the Amazon Prime original series "Mirzapur."
VICE India Staff
12.7.18
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