Mumbai

The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Man in Mumbai Was Arrested for Trying to Sell Whale Vomit for Rs 1.7 Crore

The man was caught at a railway station with 1.3 kgs of ambergris, a wax-like secretion of the endangered species.
Shamani Joshi
18 hours ago
Photo

These Photos Document the Most Polluted Cities in India (and the World)

"We tend to resort to fatalism and apocalyptic thinking, which ends up letting everyone off the hook. But most people don’t have that choice."
Pallavi Pundir
6.11.19
VICE Votes

Why 2 Lakh Sex Workers Across 16 States Are Voting NOTA This Election

As the All India Network of Sex Workers presents its manifesto this election season, those on the ground reveal how it’s about time the system changed.
Pallavi Pundir
4.29.19
Photography

Photographing Mumbai’s LGBT+ Communities as India Decriminalises Homosexuality

Magnum photographer Olivia Arthur documents fleeting moments of solitude and tenderness amongst the maelstrom of Mumbai in poignant series, 'In Private/Mumbai'.
Ryan White
4.15.19
Playlist

Week on Week: The VICE India Mixtape

A song for each day of the week, throwing in a mix of new releases and some #throwbacks too—everything from homegrown hip-hop to Bollywood (uh-no?) and K-pop—we gotchyu.
Naman Saraiya
4.12.19
Vice Guide to Right Now

An Indian Company Has Been Fined With Social Work For Parodying Hermès

Replacing the French giant's trademark logo with 'Herpes' will cost Impresario Entertainment mid-day meals and sanitary pads in Delhi's orphanages and foster care homes.
Pallavi Pundir
3.27.19
Music

Indian Hip-Hop’s Favourite Boy Naezy Returns With a Redux of His First Tune

The OG Gully Boy, known for his biting lyricism and inimitable flow, returns with a continuation to his debut single: “Aafat Waapas.”
Naman Saraiya
3.25.19
Playlist

Week on Week: The VICE India Mixtape

A song for each day of the week, throwing in a mix of new releases and some #throwbacks too—everything from homegrown hip-hop to Bollywood (uh-no?) and K-pop—we gotchyu.
Naman Saraiya
3.8.19
Drugs

This Stoner Got High Inside Mumbai Airport as an Act of Civil Disobedience

"I am more lazy than woke, so instead of marching the streets, smoking up in public places in order to normalise it suits me just fine."
As told to Zeyad Masroor Khan
3.6.19
Art

This Public Art Festival is Reclaiming the Indian Streets

St+art India, which has been transforming public spaces since 2012, is back with its latest edition in New Delhi.
Pallavi Pundir
2.28.19
lgbtqia

A Photographer Captured Intimate Portraits of a Trans Woman on the Brink of Transition

Mumbai-based Ajatshatru Singh’s series is an intimate exploration of Parineeta and her journey of gender reassignment.
Pallavi Pundir
2.18.19
Mumbai Pride March 2019

What Goes Into the Making of Mumbai Pride

A look at the people behind the Queer Azaadi Mumbai Pride March.
Navin Noronha
2.1.19
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