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."
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.
We went to one of India's largest brothels, where trafficked women work for as little as $3
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.
This Airport Just Banned Passengers from Drinking More Than Two Glasses of Wine
So long, Terminal 2 chardonnay.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.