Abhishek Sikhwal
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Abhishek Sikhwal is a Calcutta-based writer.

HUMOUR

 |   5-minute read

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.

VARIETY

 |   7-minute read

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.

HUMOUR

 |   5-minute read

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.

VARIETY

 |   6-minute read

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?

HUMOUR

 |   4-minute read

VARIETY

 |   8-minute read

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.

HUMOUR

 |   9-minute read

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?

VOICES

 |   8-minute read

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.

VARIETY

 |   8-minute read

VOICES

 |   9-minute read

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.