Sreedeep is a sociologist with Shiv Nadar University and the author of Consumerist Encounters. Shivanshi and Vaishnavi are undergraduate students of International Relations at the university. Bhavika and Paavni posed for the representational images

Requiem for an Ideal Body

The beauty industry, condemning deviation and encouraging conformation, has injected insecurities into people to increase the consumption of its products.

08 March 2024
We Have Done It Ourselves
How Real is the Image? How Futile is that Question?

Mediation is the life-force behind all images

12 February 2022
Unmasking an Array of Brands

Consumerist footprint on a preventive shield

17 May 2020
Return of the High-Times
Return of the High-Times

The long lines of lack of control

06 May 2020
Can Covid Change the Way We Date and Mate?
Can Covid Change the Way We Date and Mate?

Cohabitation and carnal status updates in a pandemic

24 April 2020
Balcony of Big Things

The Theatrics of the Light and Sound-Show

15 April 2020
The Futility of Imposing Expiry Dates on Vehicles
Guest Column
The Futility of Imposing Expiry Dates on Vehicles

Why am I being stopped: aam admi encounters an arbitrary rule

10 December 2018
Mothers now spend more time educating their children, engage in farm and other household activities or focus on alternative sources of income generation
Guest Column
Flame of Change

Cleaner fuel in form of LPG also saves time – allowing women to spend more time with family and be more productive

26 June 2018
Flight view of world highest salt water lake
Pangong Postmortem: After the Tourists Depart

Thousands of tourists visit Pangong everyday and the numbers are bound to increase in the coming years

02 April 2018
A dense network of rivers makes water transport as important as roads or railways in Bangladesh. The country is both divided and united by its flowing water bodies, particularly towards the southern region where three or four storied boats take you to Borishal in Cox’s Bazaar and various other destinations. Like overnight trains, the boats are equipped with a pantry, cabins and other facilities
Personal History
A Passage to Bangladesh

The homecoming

06 September 2017


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