Archive for December, 2015

If Only We Can Buy Justice

By The Editor: Siddharth Sehgal The Maharashtra High Court verdict that made Salman Khan a free man again only bolsters the belief of rich and powerful that their collars are beyond the reach of arms of justice. Yes, the cases are fought and won on evidence. Yes, public perception does […]

December 13, 2015 · 1 comment · Editorial


The old man begged, The young one cried, “Leave my father he has done nothing.” The police did not relent. Some ‘bought’ muscle men stood behind him. “We saw you rob, hit, duck and run.” “No it was not me,” The man begged, The young one wept and fell on […]

December 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Poetry


Autumn, the season of varied hues Enhances Nature’s beauty With the foliage adorned in beautiful shades Of red, orange, yellow But this same autumn Brought untold sorrow in our hearts Dwindling away the colours of happiness before our very eyes The medley of life lost its way in the maze […]

December 13, 2015 · 1 comment · Poetry


ग़र्चे   इस  दौर  से  भी  हँस  के  गुज़र  जायेंगे खाई  है  चोट, मगर  ठहरो,  सम्भल  जायेंगे आग  दिल  में रहे  और आँख  से पानी ना बहे हम  समंदर  हैं  समंदर  ही  नज़र  आयेंगे तुम तो इक ख्वाब हो, ताबीर हम समझ बैठे होते  हैं  हादसे,  इनसे  भी  उबर  जायेंगे तिश्नगी  […]

December 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Poetry

इक रुबाब सा

जो  ख्वाब  मुझे  तूने  दिया  है  सराब सा कैसे  बताऊँ  उसमें   नशा  है   शराब  सा चेहरे  की  बेरुखी  नज़रअंदाज़   के  देख आँखों में चमकता है जो, कुछ है, हिजाब सा मत  देख  मेरे  रुख  पे  ये  निशान उम्र   के दिल  में  है अभी तक वो पुराना हिजाब  सा दरिया सी […]

December 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Poetry

The Dear Departed

A  Tribute to Our Dear Father on his Birthday 9th December. Stealthily, he grew old Everyone does. But he was … our papa! Always going in and out, Always working Always guiding When did he grow old? When did Time fly away? Finally one day He lay shattered. Unable to […]

December 6, 2015 · 1 comment · Poetry

An Episode We Could do Without

By Ranjit K Sahu The secularism bug seems to have bitten a few selected individuals again and they are writhing in pain. Not that it has harmed them in anyway. On the contrary it has harmed the very social fabric they intend to protect from disintegration! The ruckus being created […]

December 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Articles

Over Pollution & Over Flooding: Elements against Delhi and Chennai

By The Editor: Siddharth Sehgal It’s an old disease of our so called “system”, we always react. Terrorist attack happens, we start investigation. Flooding occurs in cities, blame goes to planning. Air gets beyond breathing level, government comes up with even odd formula. Pressing the panic button shouldn’t be the only […]

December 6, 2015 · 1 comment · Editorial

First Snow

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December 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Thousand Words