Delhi

Holi

Indian Women Are Protesting Semen-Filled Balloons During Holi

At the Hindu festival, young women are tired of being harassed year after year under the guise of a common saying: "Don’t feel offended. It's Holi."
Parthshri Arora
3.1.18
Shitty

Delhi Residents Say They’re Getting Rained on By Airline Passenger Poop

India’s environmental court is investigating claims that aircraft are dumping human waste on a Delhi neighborhood.
Sarah Emerson
12.5.17
INDIA

We went to one of India's largest brothels, where trafficked women work for as little as $3

Will Brown
7.18.17
Uber in India

More Trouble for Uber: 100,000 Drivers in India Went on Strike

The 13-day strike is slowing down as government officials meet with ridesharing companies and their drivers. But Uber India's problems are far from over.
Suman Naishadham
2.24.17
alcohol

This Airport Just Banned Passengers from Drinking More Than Two Glasses of Wine

So long, Terminal 2 chardonnay.
Daisy Meager
12.6.16
Health

Pollution in Delhi Is So Bad Schools Are Closed for Three Days

It’s like having a really shitty snow day that slowly kills you.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.6.16
App

Can Snitching on Polluters Save Delhi’s Air?

The new app allows Delhites to take photos of people polluting, but it may just hurt the poor.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.23.16
future of food

We Spoke to Vandana Shiva About the Future of Food

Indian environmental activist and fiercely anti-GMO campaigner Vandana Shiva has dedicated her life to championing organic agriculture as the only solution to global food scarcity—a viewpoint not all share.
Rebecca Hobson
10.7.16
stalking

Stalking Cases Have More Than Doubled in Delhi

According to new data, Delhi is the stalking capital of India. A legal advocate explains what needs to be done to keep women across the country safe.
Sirin Kale
8.31.16
INDIA

Everything Delhi Locals Drink to Keep Cool During Summer

When the temperature soars, residents of the Indian capital turn to drink. Not booze, but rainbow-colored potions spiked with noodles, curry-flavored fruit juices, and soured milk.
Rebecca Hobson
6.21.16
INDIA

How India Fell Back in Love with Ghee

The clarified butter had fallen out of favor with Indian chefs, thanks to a recent culinary trend for imported olive oil. But with new studies revealing ghee’s health benefits, the creamy staple is back on Indian menus. “It gives a lot of power to the...
Rebecca Hobson
6.1.16
Munchies

This Is What a 'Food ATM' Looks Like

Earlier this week, the Mar Gregorious Orthodox Church of Delhi set up a fridge stocked with sandwiches, fresh fruits, and cold water. They say it will be available this coming summer to anyone in need.
Alex Swerdloff
5.1.16
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