Zeyad Masroor Khan

Staff Writer

Zeyad Masroor Khan is a staff writer at VICE India.

Weed Week

A Kasol ‘Hash Hotel’ Owner on Marijuana Trade, Disappearing Tourists and 'Flipped-Out' Israelis

The veteran dealer living in India's unofficial cannabis capital has seen it all.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
4 hours ago
VICE Votes

Meet the Politician Who Wants to Make the Cow ‘India’s National Mother’

Gopal Mani Maharaj—an independent candidate contesting for elections—thinks problems like terrorism, violence in Kashmir and the Ayodhya issue can be solved simply by being nicer to cows.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
5 days ago
VICE Votes

This Is What Young Muslim Voters Are Thinking About This Election

“I keep fearing something like the holocaust can happen here.”
Zeyad Masroor Khan
4.12.19
VICE Votes

This Political Party Believes Meditation and Vegetarianism Will Solve India’s Problems

The Pyramid Party of India is out to make us all “enlightened persons.”
Zeyad Masroor Khan
4.9.19
10 Questions

10 Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a Kidnapper

“When my men left their homes, they told their families that they might not be coming back alive. And most of them did not.”
Zeyad Masroor Khan
3.29.19
10 Questions

10 Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a Kidnapper

“When my men left their homes, they told their families that they might not be coming back alive. And most of them did not.”
Zeyad Masroor Khan
3.29.19
Sport

From Rags to Rugby: How the Sport Changed Lives of Slum Kids in Delhi

A rugby team of correction house inmates, former beggars, school dropouts and slum dwellers has found its place in a sport few care about in India.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
3.13.19
Sport

From Rags to Rugby: How the Sport Changed Lives of Slum Kids in Delhi

A rugby team of correction house inmates, former beggars, school dropouts and slum dwellers has found its place in a sport few care about in India.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
3.13.19
yoga

I Spent My Birthday Dealing With a Highly Secretive Yoga Cult

Binge-watching 'Wild Wild Country' should have prepared me for this. But it didn’t.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
3.4.19
Elections 2019

Kanhaiya Kumar Is Forging a New Political Career From His Hometown

In 2016, he became controversy's child with his alleged anti-India slogans. In 2019, this feisty student leader has returned to Begusarai to unofficially begin his election campaign as a Lok Sabha member.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
2.22.19
Elections 2019

Kanhaiya Kumar Is Forging a New Political Career From His Hometown

In 2016, he became controversy's child with his alleged anti-India slogans. In 2019, this feisty student leader has returned to Begusarai to unofficially begin his election campaign as a Lok Sabha member.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
2.22.19
crime

Make in India: A Gun Smuggler Talks About Cheap Knock-Offs Taking Over the Illegal Gun Trade

“You bring any Chinese gun or even a Kalashnikov to them (children trained in the craft), and they can replicate it to be one as good as the original."
Zeyad Masroor Khan
2.21.19
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