Maharashtra

INDIA

Photos of People Trying Wine for the First Time at One of India's New Vineyards

“I thought it would taste of apple.”
Rebecca Hobson
2.2.17
INDIA

India Is Tearing Itself Apart Over Eating Beef

In the wake of a man being murdered over rumors that he ate beef, a Hindu nationalist organization has claimed that "the Vedas order the killing of anyone who slaughters the cow."
Wyatt Marshall
10.19.15
INDIA

The Rise and Fall of India's Original Burger King

When international fast-food empire Burger King entered the Indian market last year, an extant mom-and-pop restaurant also known as Burger King was forced to change its name. Now, it's simply known as Burger.
Deborah D’Souza
8.10.15
astrology

Indian Cops Told This Farmer to Use Astrology to Catch Onion Thieves

When bandits made off with $1,200 of Sunil Patil’s prized onions, he turned to the police for help. But they told him to consult the heavens.
Javier Cabral
8.9.15
INDIA

An Indian State Is Now Keeping Mugshots of the Area’s Cows

The police department of a mid-sized Indian city will soon boast quite a collection of images of handsome bulls and shapely cows. Maybe officers there are trying to start a local offshoot of Tinder for horny cows.
Munchies Staff
4.1.15
beef

India Just Made Eating Burgers Illegal

Following a string of Hindu nationalist attacks against Muslim beef processors in the western state of Maharashtra, India has now banned the slaughter, sale, and consumption of the meat in the region.
Lauren Rothman
3.3.15
beef

India’s Hindu-Majority Government Is Taking Its Islamophobia Out on Beef Slaughterhouses

There’s a battle brewing in India, and unsurprisingly it centers on a highly controversial practice there: cow slaughter.
Lauren Rothman
2.27.15