Hindu Yuva Vahini


Smashing Patriarchy and Hostel Locks, the Women of AMU Broke out to Protest Against Police Violence

“It was a historic moment in the fight for gender equality in the campus.”


Hindutva and Police Violence Have AMU Students Bleeding for an 80-Year-Old Portrait

VICE spoke to students who were on the scene at Aligarh Muslim University.


Humans of the Hindu Yuva Vahini

As Yogi Adityanath contended with balancing hardline Hindutva and the demands of development during his first year as UP's chief minister, four members of his radical religious youth organisation went through their own struggles.


A Son of the Soil: Satyam Tiwari

“Yogi ji gave me a sapling. I’ve nurtured it and watched it grow across the district.”


An Independent Woman: Seema Giri

“I would never want to get married, ever. You lose all your freedom. Why would I ever do it?”


The New Recruit: Brijesh Sharma

“You think Mohammedans can’t join the Yuva Vahini, but they can, and they do.”


The Political Aspirant: Devraj Singh Rajput

“Whether it’s the HYV, the Bajrang Dal or the VHP, we’re all working for the BJP, aren’t we?”