With the increasing penetration of internet and smartphones in rural India the last few years, we notice a substantial increase in people’s engagement with them. As the internet makes inroads into the previously untouched parts of the country, we also witness a surge not only in consumption, but also in content creation. A consequence of … Read more

With Diwali being just around the corner, many brands are making sure that they are able to add some positivity through their communications. We have put together a list of few interesting ads that are currently grabbing people’s attention

With the onset of Covid-19 a few months back, the world around us changed in ways we had never imagined. In one way or another, people witnessed almost every aspect of their life undergoing a transformation. Like many other countries, India too began to observe a lockdown from mid-march. However, India’s lockdown was much more … Read more

Food blogger Gaurav Wasan, highlighted the plight of an elderly couple who are selling fresh food in South Delhi. He made a video in which the elderly man was teary-eyed while narrating the financial plight he was going through with the business slowing down. The video went viral instantly with people sharing it on their … Read more

Tanishq released an advertisement on October 9; the ad features a Muslim family preparing for an upcoming baby shower for their Hindu daughter-in-law. However, the ad was later pulled down by the company after the social media outrage it received from a section of the society. The views in this article are of the author(s), … Read more

Many authors have tried to define culture. Varnum and Grossmann synthesize these definitions and state that culture is “a shared set of ideas, norms, and behaviors common to a group of people inhabiting a geographic location”1. This suggests that culture can have multiple levels as there can be different groups with different beliefs. Nonetheless, in … Read more

As per a survey conducted by the Limelight Networks it was identified that Indians are watching the most online content per day during the ongoing pandemic globally The views in this article are of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of the institute.

Masaba Masaba is an Indian web television series based on the life of Masaba Gupta. It is a part reality and part fiction series. The series gained a lot of positive reviews for being able to portray the complex realities of many Indian women. The views in this article are of the author(s), and do … Read more

Why is Thick Data Important for Consumer Research in India? Consumption is a part of life and thus cannot be explored in a detached and isolated manner. People are living slices of their lives while interacting with products offered to them by marketers. As consumer researchers, we need to understand how products can be meaningfully … Read more

Axone Axone is a film that was released on 12th June, 2020. The film depicts the events of a single day in the lives of a few northeastern people living in Delhi. The views in this article are of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of the institute.

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