Abhishek Choudhary

Believers’ Dilemma – II

Never before has the RSS been more confident of its role in shaping India’s future. (This is part two of a two-part essay)

Jun 03, 2016

Believers’ dilemma – I

Never before has the RSS been more confident of its role in shaping India’s future. (This is part one of a two-part essay)

Jun 01, 2016

The fact and fiction of news demand

Questions about the creation and consumption of shoddy journalism go beyond equations of supply and demand.

Jun 28, 2014

Marriage 2.0

A rogue exploration of caste, class and gender on Shaadi.com

Jul 15, 2013

Among the believers

An account from Varanasi, where bhang and thandai struggle to survive the onslaught of LSD and Coca-Cola.

Apr 19, 2013

Condensed in time and space: Sonepur Mela

Despite its decline in size and stature over the last decades, the mela represents the desires and deprivations of a rural society in flux.

Jan 15, 2013

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