Gujarat

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A Community in Gujarat Has Banned Inter-Caste Marriage and Mobile Phones for Unmarried Girls

Even the local Congress MLA supports this regressive move and said that, "Since girls are easily controlled because they stay with parents, it is right to ban (mobile phone use among) girls.”
Shamani Joshi
7.18.19
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Gujarat’s 3,000 Crore Statue of Unity Gets Flooded, Officials Claim It's a Design Feature

While designing the world’s tallest statue, it seems like officials forgot to account for the monsoons.
Shamani Joshi
7.1.19
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Villagers in Gujarat Delayed a Crocodile Rescue Because They Wanted to Worship It

Despite warnings of crocodile attacks being on the rise, the villagers felt that since the croc wandered into a temple, it was ‘auspicious’.
Shamani Joshi
6.24.19
Photo

These Photos Show Just How Bad India’s Water Crisis Has Become

As taps run dry and a riverbed gets used as a parking lot, the country battles a drought of epic proportions.
VICE India Staff
6.20.19
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These Hindu Nationalists Just Got Arrested for Celebrating the Birthday of Gandhi’s Assassin

They even lit lamps and distributed sweets to mark Nathuram Godse’s birth anniversary.
Shamani Joshi
5.22.19
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Smearing a Cake on Someone’s Face in Public Can Get You Arrested in Gujarat

Even using chemical foam and adhesive tape out in the open is now illegal.
Shamani Joshi
5.15.19
Child Marriages

What It’s Like to Be Married When Your Schoolmates Are Just Discovering Dating

A Rabari bride and groom talk about their child marriage.
Naman Mukesh Chaudhary
8.10.18
Football

The Teen Stars of 'Rammat Gammat' Hope Film Acting Helps Their Football Careers

The short feature film auditioned over 150 young players in rural Gujarat.
Parthshri Arora
7.16.18
entrepreneurship

This NIT Student Runs a Drone-to-Door Delivery Service

He's also a competitive bodybuilder.
Parthshri Arora
5.4.18