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Rajesh Alva

Rajesh Alva writes on the latest cars and motorbikes. You can e-mail the author at rajesha@rediff.co.in

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Off-roading with Mahindra Thar

Off-roading with Mahindra Thar

Rediff.com20 Feb 2019

Off-road driving allows you to get to remote places which are likely to be less visited and unpopular. It's also fun and a challenge and will give a rewarding experience.

Bike review: Is the KTM Duke 125 worth Rs 1.18 lakh?

Bike review: Is the KTM Duke 125 worth Rs 1.18 lakh?

Rediff.com30 Jan 2019

Rajesh Alva reviews the latest addition to the KTM stable.

Nissan Kicks is indeed a convincing Hyundai Creta competitor

Nissan Kicks is indeed a convincing Hyundai Creta competitor

Rediff.com21 Dec 2018

The Nissan Kicks does tick all the right boxes as a convincing Hyundai Creta competitor.

The good, not-so-good and the bad about Marazzo

The good, not-so-good and the bad about Marazzo

Rediff.com24 Sep 2018

Rajesh Alva/Rediff.com reveals the good, bad and ugly of the latest MPV from the Mahindra stable.

Buying your first bike? Read this first

Buying your first bike? Read this first

Rediff.com20 Aug 2018

These bikes are a good mixture of style, mileage, performance and affordability, says Rajesh Alva.

Meet the latest maxi-scooter in the market!

Meet the latest maxi-scooter in the market!

Rediff.com13 Aug 2018

Rajesh Alva brings you the details of the first maxi-scooter from the Suzuki stable.

Is your bike monsoon ready? 9 tips

Is your bike monsoon ready? 9 tips

Rediff.com16 Jul 2018

Rajesh Alva takes you through the vital monsoon checklist for your two wheeler.

At Rs 67,437, is the Bajaj Pulsar 150 Classic worth a buy?

At Rs 67,437, is the Bajaj Pulsar 150 Classic worth a buy?

Rediff.com26 Jun 2018

The Bajaj Pulsar 150 classic is Rs 10,118 cheaper than the standard Pulsar 150.

What works for Toyota Yaris, what doesn't

What works for Toyota Yaris, what doesn't

Rediff.com30 May 2018

The Toyota Yaris was finally launched in India last month. Rajesh Alva/Rediff.com offers a quick checklist of what appeals to him about the car, and what doesn't.

Honda X-Blade 160: Sharper and bigger, but is it better?

Honda X-Blade 160: Sharper and bigger, but is it better?

Rediff.com27 Apr 2018

Things to know before you consider the latest bike in the premium commuter segment.

NTORQ 125: India's most feature-loaded scooter is here

NTORQ 125: India's most feature-loaded scooter is here

Rediff.com29 Mar 2018

Be it performance, styling, features, refinement and price, the NTORQ ticks all the boxes, says Rajesh Alva.

She's got the looks!

She's got the looks!

Rediff.com20 Jan 2018

The Street Triple RS is one of the best looking naked motorcycles in the segment, says bike enthusiast Rajesh Alva

Will you buy the Suzuki Intruder 150 for Rs 98k?

Will you buy the Suzuki Intruder 150 for Rs 98k?

Rediff.com17 Nov 2017

The bike ticks all the right boxes when it comes to style, handling and riding dynamic.

First Look: The Hero XPulse

First Look: The Hero XPulse

Rediff.com10 Nov 2017

Can it take Hero Impulse's legacy to the next level? Can it rival Royal Enfield's Himalayan?

First Look: The Hero XPulse

First Look: The Hero XPulse

Rediff.com10 Nov 2017

Can it take Hero Impulse's legacy to the next level? Can it rival Royal Enfield's Himalayan?

What India's 2nd most powerful man says about UP

What India's 2nd most powerful man says about UP

Rediff.com30 Jan 2017

BJP President Amit Shah -- arguably the second most powerful politician in the nation -- granted a rare television interview to the Network 18 group of news channels. Rediff.com's Rajesh Alva checks out what the BJP boss said in this word cloud assessment of the interview.