Siddharth Srivastava

OPEN TO OPINION

Gurugram-based journalist and author.

VOICES

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Our issues with fairness creams are misplaced

In all fairness, marketers are at best being opportunists rather than racist.

POLITICS

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The annoying people you meet on Indian airlines

It is good to see that competing airlines have closed ranks to ban the unrepentant Ravindra Gaikwad.

POLITICS

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Aadhaar and anti-Romeo squads: We're setting a trap for ourselves

Major problems can emerge when matters go wrong, like misuse of data stored in an Aadhaar card, potentially making an individual culpable for no fault of his.

SPORTS

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I'm proud of how Virat Kohli has given Aussies hell

Now let's hope he is able to shut the Oz media up by winning the Test series for India.

VOICES

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In defence of Yogi Adityanath

There is a good chance Modi-Shah's next big plan is to split Uttar Pradesh, effectively clipping his chances of taking centre-stage.

POLITICS

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Cops did not arrest Gayatri Prajapati, political events did

The system needs to be clinical, impartial and efficient instead of pandering to the political currents of the day.

VOICES

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Why India needs a Virat Kohli to take on Modi and his demonetisation

In the absence of an effective choice, a leader of equal standing, the PM might just get away.