INDIA

News

India Has Made History By Decriminalising Gay Sex

The landmark ruling is being celebrated as a huge step forward for human rights in the country.
Roisin Lanigan
9.6.18
YouTube

The Rise of T-Series, the YouTube Channel That Will Soon Dethrone PewDiePie

An Indian entertainment channel is poised to take over as the largest YouTube channel in the world.
Ankita Rao
9.4.18
climate change

The Glaciers on Earth's 'Third Pole' Are Bursting, Causing Deadly Floods

Climate change is creating yet another dangerous new phenomenon.
August Rick
8.25.18
INDIA

India’s New Data Protection Law Could Create a Massive Surveillance State

“India's intelligence agencies are already some of the least regulated in the world, a data protection law should not be making government invasions of privacy even easier.”
David Gilbert
8.7.18
Culture

Why Is It Still Taboo for Men to Hold Hands?

While male friends holding hands is stigmatised in many countries, in India it’s normal. Photographer Vincent Dolman captured men of every age on the streets of India, holding hands. It’s pretty sweet.
Georgie Wright
8.6.18
INDIA

India is threatening to sue WhatsApp over mob lynchings linked to fake news

“Rampant circulation of irresponsible messages in large volumes on WhatsApp’s platform has not been addressed adequately."
David Gilbert
7.23.18
INDIA

India’s fake news epidemic is killing people, and Modi’s government has no plan to stop it

“The bigger responsibility lies not with social media companies but with the state that is facilitating this environment of hate and impunity.”
David Gilbert
Zeenat Saberin
7.18.18
Photography

Powerful Photographs Challenging Gender Roles in an Indian Martial Arts School

Photographer Nadja Wohlleben's new series 'A Sword & A Sari' explores self-defense and female empowerment in the Republic of India
Nadja Wohlleben
6.28.18
satanism

The Terrible Tales of a Lizard-Smoking, Blood-Drinking Satanic Cult in Aligarh

In a town with a reputation for religiousness, a group of Satan worshippers are among the faithful.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
6.11.18
Photography

Photos of Indian Stunt Drivers Braving the 'Well of Death'

No helmets, no roll cage, 100 kilometres an hour.
Andrea Au
5.24.18
The Borders Issue

The Epic Saga of Royals in Exile That Shaped Indian Identity

The epic story of a prince and princess in exile unfolds in this ethereal series by photographer Vasantha Yogananthan.
Vasantha Yogananthan
5.4.18
Holi

Why 'Holi-Inspired' Paint Throwing Parties Make Me Queasy

Holi is a religious festival in India, but recently it's become an "experience" for Westerners.
Ruchira Sharma
3.7.18