Color Stain


A crime mystery thriller set in New Delhi in the year 2025

As an author, engineer and taxman, Satyam Srivastava straddles several worlds of experience.

He is an Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer of 2011 batch. He completed his B. Tech and M. Tech from IIT Mumbai in Electrical Engineering in 2005. He worked in the private sector at Bangalore for 6 years before he qualified Civil Services Examination. He has worked in various capacities in Govt. of India in diverse areas such as investigation, assessment and tax administration.

At present, he has authored books titled Neelkanth and The Wielder of the Trishul . Neelkanth was launched on 5th February, 2021.


A crime-mystery-thriller

A crime infested Delhi of 2025 becomes the womb that gives birth to an organisation - CIU, wherein a group of policemen, armed with a secret weapon, begin to solve crime cases with absolute precision. 




Suryakant Singh, a young IPS officer, is recruited and is assigned his first case of a mysterious death. 


He soon gets trapped into a vortex of truth, lies, and deceit. Evidence tells one thing, heart another and instinct something else. And to his surprise, the weapon fails him, a first in the history of CIU.


As Surykant sets out to unravel the mystery, he realizes that it is not a crime investigation. It is so much more. The truth is beyond anything he has ever imagined.


Will he uncover the murderer?
Will he discover the secret behind the weapon?

Will Suryakant choose to become the Neelkanth?



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