Abhishek Sikhwal

OPEN TO OPINION

Abhishek Sikhwal is a Calcutta-based writer.

HUMOUR

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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.

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

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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.

VARIETY

 |   8-minute read

VOICES

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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.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

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.

HUMOUR

 |   7-minute read

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.