The Big Steal
The Commonwealth Games Scam
This is the story of how India’s officials set up a maze of scams at one of the biggest sporting events in the world.
Street Food Icons
The Idli King of Bangalore
On the streets of Bangalore, India, the mother & son duo behind Iyer Idly serve hundreds of idlis a day.
Navkiran Natt is one of the founders of Trolley Times, a newspaper started as a voice of farmers' protest. With a following of 100k, Trolley Times has used its platform to push for a repeal of three contentious farm laws in India.
How I Went From Poaching Elephants and Rhinos to Protecting Them | Bad Blood
In this episode of Bad Blood, VWN talks to a former poacher about leaving that life behind to become a protector of wildlife in the very forests where he used to hunt.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
I Went Undercover in a Scam Call Center
Behind every scam call is a scammer. Some feel no guilt, but some know they’re doing the wrong thing. We speak to a scammer turned savior, to learn why he swapped sides.
VICE World News APAC
How COVID Gave the Big Fat Indian Wedding a Makeover
After the long postponements couples in India are downsizing their weddings, or choosing online ceremonies, shaking up the estimated 50 billion dollar industry out of its COVID limbo.
The War On Drugs
Die in Agony: The War on Medicine
The War on Drugs is bad for your health. We explore how the drug war impacts medicine, causing massive, unnecessary suffering.
I Was There When...
Why We Must Never Forget The Bhopal Gas Disaster | I Was There
In 1984, one of the world's worst industrial disasters befell the residents of Bhopal, India, when a nearby pesticide plant leaked a toxic gas. Veteran photojournalist Raghu Rai was there to photograph its aftermath.
Why Indian Truck Drivers Get Their Trucks Painted
VICE catches up with some Indian truck drivers to understand why they get their trucks painted in vivid imagery and text, and how it helps them find a little piece of ‘home’, when on the road.
Home Cooking and Heart Palpitations in India's Gorgeous Pink City
Karina spends her last day in Jaipur with a local family to sample a little home cooking, before making a bad choice regarding some seriously hot chilli paste.
Going Green With...
Going Green - Benarasi Tart
Mikhail uses government-licensed bhang, butter, and biscuits to make this very simple cheese tart. It's super-potent though, so eat with caution.
How to Talk about Pornography in Conservative India | Sex Rated
We dive into India's contentious relationship with porn. An aspiring gay pornstar, the inventor of the anti-porn addiction app, and an anti-abuse activist/boudoir photographer lay out how India's porn watching habits capture its attitude towards sex.