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Abhishek Sikhwal

Abhishek Sikhwal

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Abhishek Sikhwal is a Calcutta-based writer.

By Abhishek Sikhwal

Why 180-crore film on RSS origins by Baahubali writer will blow your brains out

The problem with the Indian right wing is that they neither know how to pace things nor do they understand subtlety.

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I read Modi’s new book Exam Warriors so your kid doesn’t have to

Much like how PM cannot separate religion from governance, the book cannot separate religion from education.

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Demonetisation was a major success. Why can't India have another one?

If you’re a farmer or small trader who doesn’t have accounts in Panama then you deserve to perish.

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News of another Modi temple shows how confused our devotion is

One wonders what a bhakt will pray for in this temple. GST reduction? Exile of Rohingyas?

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Your horrorscope for August, 2017

The damage is already done.

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Why I want Uday Chopra to shut up - and all fairness creams to expire

I want our celebrities to think for a moment about the insecurities and prejudices they might be unleashing on the unsuspecting masses.

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Intellectuals are fools, only Chetan Bhagat can save Ram Mandir and the world

What can our Circle of Elite Intellectuals who Dislike Chetan Bhagat and Hinduism and India do to counter this?

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I’ve lived with Africans and this is what I learnt

A country that doesn’t even respect its own citizens can never respect foreigners.

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How your idiotic petitions on change.org won't make India great again

The truth is still out there - just not in fake news.

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How I learnt that Hindutva is hypocritical

Shefali Vaidya’s piece, which set out to show that liberals can be misogynist too, failed miserably because it bypasses the extent of Hindutva’s own misogyny.

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How does Trump like you now, Non-Resident Indians?

You probably thought Americans will be more accepting of Hindus than they are of Muslims but the average Trump supporter can't tell the two apart.

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Rewriting history so Hindutva brigade doesn't have to

The British were good, Hitler was best and the Wright brothers copied the design for their airplane from Lord Rama’s Pushpaka Vimana.

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Protests at Kanhaiya Kumar's Kolkata event show sane voice is getting lost

Extremes are claiming every public platform in their clamour for attention.

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Disabled Indians are not patriotic enough to 'move it, move it' when national anthem plays

There are many ways to show one’s respect for the motherland. Don’t pat your back for taking the most convenient one.

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I can't stand this surgical strike on the Indian soldier anymore

Nationalists should stop pretending that they give a damn about jawans because they clearly don’t.

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Letter of thanks to the disgraceful Abu Azmi

Who amongst us hasn't sexually assaulted someone at a party? How else is one supposed to bring in a new year?

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Shankaracharyaji is right, Hindus must have 10 children

I’m going to have 11 more sons to start my own cricket/football team

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Aamir Khan has done Bollywood a favour by supporting demonetisation

Our celebrities are being trained by rabble-rousers to keep in line. In order to have their career, they have to let go of their principles.

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Demonetisation has exposed Modi bhakts as true-blue right wing elitists

By refusing to acknowledge the crisis faced by India's poorest and calling it a mere 'inconvenience', they are showing their true colours.

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I'm your friend, I love Modi. Bharat Mata ki Jai

We need to make more babies because Muslims are taking over our country.

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Why I gave Chetan Bhagat the 'nastiest review'

You are, literally, the Maharaja Mac of literature.

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Nastiest review of Chetan Bhagat's new book

'One Indian Girl' is a dildo of a book by one nincompoop writer.

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Why a pathetic Comedy Nights Bachao got Tannishtha Chatterjee's 'roast' wrong

There is a thin line between politically incorrect jokes and blatant racism and great comedians walk this line all the time without crossing it.

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Your horrorscope for September, 2016

Life's not going to get any better.

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RJ Naved's fake experiment to fish Hindu-Muslim extremists out was idiotic

The producers are not aiming to present an accurate depiction of society; their sole aim is to get as many views as possible.

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Spare the Army, GD Bakshi. Spare the nation

You need to stop evoking the Indian soldier’s sacrifice to win every debate.

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Your horrorscope for August, 2016

What your future holds for you.

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Why I'm really excited about Trainspotting 2

If the teaser is anything to go by, the years haven't been kind to the boys.

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The anti-national’s guide to Indian nationalists

Try to emulate Arnab Goswami because if you don’t then you risk being accused of being on America’s or Saudi Arabia’s payroll.

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Your horrorscope for July, 2016

Swear by it.

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