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Modi 2.0: Here's What Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Reelection Means for India

A lowdown on the rough and tumble of Indian politics to see what the future might have in store for us.
Arnav Das Sharma
5.24.19
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We Ask Indians How They Feel the Election Outcome Will Affect Their Lives

As the Narendra Modi-led BJP looks unstoppable in its victory, we ask around to see what people have to say.
VICE India Staff
5.23.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Polling Officials Forget to Delete Fake Votes, Decide to Erase Real Ones to Hide Their Tracks

After being accused of manipulating Electronic Voting Machines, the Election Commission is now investigating a new fuck-up in Himachal Pradesh that compromises the democratic process.
Shamani Joshi
5.22.19
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The Secrets Behind How Politicians Get the Masses to Attend Their Rallies

“Bottles are stacked up in big cartons, placed in vans, and then sent to areas frequented by drunkards.”
Zeyad Masroor Khan
5.15.19
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Experts Predict if AOC Will End Up Becoming the US President

A look back at the long history of young political stars.
Mark Hay
5.10.19
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This Political Party Is Offering Free Gold, Half-Price Alcohol and Goats on Eid If it Wins

“70 percent of people drink liquor only when they’re sad, and want to lift up their night after a hard day. Robbing these sad people is cruel.”
Zeyad Masroor Khan
5.10.19
VICE Votes

This Bernie Sanders-Inspired Startup Is Funding Election Dreams of India’s Political Outsiders

Managing to raise Rs 7 million to fund student activist Kanhaiya Kumar’s campaign, Our Democracy is quietly shaking up the world of political fundraising.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
5.7.19
Weed Week

Question of the Day: Which Political Party Is Most Likely to Legalise Weed in India?

“My friend recently showed me a pamphlet that BJP apparently released which said that Modi supports marijuana legalisation.”
Shamani Joshi
4.19.19
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Comments on Opponent's Underwear and Other Shit That Got Indian Politicians Banned From Campaigning

“The Congress government used to serve biryani to terrorists and Modiji’s army sends bullets and bombs their way."
Shamani Joshi
4.16.19
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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
4.15.19
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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
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India’s First-Time Voters Tell Us What They Want From This Election

As 45 million new, young voters prepare to exercise their right, VICE speaks to some of them about how they feel—from their biggest concerns to the impact of social media on their opinions.
Shamani Joshi
4.4.19
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