INDIA

Sports

How India’s First Female Surfer Is Transforming a Little Village into a Paradise

From teaching the locals how to swim to holding skateboarding workshops for the village school, we scratch beneath the surf-ace of Forbes Asia 30 under 30 2019 honouree, Ishita Malaviya.
Shamani Joshi
4.11.19
Drugs

The World's Other Opioid Crisis

How the war on drugs forces sick, poor people to die in unnecessary agony.
JS Rafaelli
4.5.19
personal essay

My Indian Mother's Refusal to Cook Taught Me Everything About Womanhood and Food

There is plenty to tell about my mother, but no recipes bound and weighted by rituals, no tales of a mother figure carrying the weight of my family’s life at the table.
Sharanya Deepak
3.11.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Opium-Addicted Parrots Keep Raiding Poppy Farms in India

Poppy farmers are being forced to guard their crops against the drug-addled birds, who get high off the narcotic effects of the plant.
Gavin Butler
2.28.19
Drugs

How the Drug War Eats the Poor

According to a new report by the NGO Health Poverty Action, prohibition drives poverty and criminality in places like Brazil and India.
JS Rafaeli
2.4.19
Beauty

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Hand Model

"Hand jobs" aren’t as easy as they look.
Parthshri Arora
12.4.18
Australia Today

An Untouched Tribe Killed the Missionary Trying to Convert Them

A young American tourist kayaked to North Sentinel Island to deliver the word of God. Days later he was lying dead on the beach.
Gavin Butler
11.23.18
fruit

An Exhaustive Investigation into Which Variety of Mango Is the Best

Alphonso or Chaunsa? Palmers from Brazil or Julies from Jamaica? I scoured the market stalls of Southall and Bradford to uncover which variety of mango reigns supreme.
Aina Khan
9.13.18
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
9.3.18
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
8.24.18
Culture

Sikh Leaders Want Porn Star's Biopic to Change Its Name

Protest has been threatened if “Kaur” is not removed from the title.
Allison Tierney
7.17.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Images Exploring What It's Like to Be Part of India's Queer Community

Photographer Jake Naughton and Art Director Aarti Singh of Suno Labs depict more complex narratives about India
Jake Naughton
Aarti Singh
7.12.18
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