Archive for February, 2016

Happy Birthday Dear Sister

We played together we danced together We together went to school We hopped and skipped and during play We played ‘pittoo’ too At the big huge dining table We sat together and yapped. Ma helped us with our home- work  sometimes Whenever we shied from it, Teaching us a moral […]

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry

क्यों नहीं होता

चलो  समझा  लिया  है  हमने अब   ये   दिल   नहीं   रोता लेकिन    तुम्हारा    इंतज़ार ख़त्म   क्यों    नहीं    होता उठा   कर   एक   कोने    में तुम्हारी   याद   रख   दी   है ख़लिश   फिर   भी   वहीँ   है दर्द  ये  कम  क्यों  नहीं  होता , अब  ऐसा  भी  नहीं, आदत तुम्हे   हो   बेनियाज़ी   की  सभी    से  […]

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry

A Perky Bird

Pensively, on a wharf she stood Gazing blankly at the clear azure sky Deeply lost in her own world A sudden chirping sound pervading the serenity Brought her out of her wakeful slumber A tiny delicate bird at her feet she saw- With a perplexed questioning look It seemed to […]

February 28, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

Chaos For Quota: Jats, Patels ..

By The Editor: Siddharth Sehgal The recent nightmare of water shortage which millions of people living in national capital including my own family had to go through just because a group thinks that they should get the benefits of being born with a certain surname was shocking and puzzling. I […]

February 28, 2016 · 1 comment · Editorial

The Most Important Ship In Life

Only in calm waters the ship of relationship sails smoothly But when into murky turbulent waters it drifts The entire scenario changes! A roller coaster ride it soon becomes Accompanied with volcanic eruptions   A massive earthquake Shakes the very existence of a placid life! Becoming dainty fragile glassware A single […]

February 21, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

गीत तो गा लूँ

गीत  तो  गा  लूँ  मगर  स्वर  सो  गये  हैं सो  गये   हैं  वादियों   में सो  गये  तरु-झुरमुटों  में पल्लवों  से  लिपट  सोये सांध्य अरुणिम  झुटपुटों  में खोल   दूँ   अनुभूति   अक्षर   खो  गये  हैं गीत  तो गा  लूँ  मगर  स्वर  सो  गये  हैं खो  गये   हैं  निर्झरों  में खिलखिलाती  उर्मियों में […]

February 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry

Beads and Pearls

I thought beads were beads  And pearls were pearls But lately I have learnt That beads are pearls and pearls are beads No matter what I am told.  Lately I learnt a bitter lesson An online chain of stores Tempted me with a bright fascinating ad That I could not […]

February 21, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

The Poison of JNU: the Disaster, the Fallout, the Outcome

By The Editor: Siddharth Sehgal The discussion that started on treacherous slogans against the country on JNU grounds has turned into comical agitation for freedom of expression. From students and teachers at Jadavpur University marching in support of Kanhaiya Kumar and Umar Khalid to Rahul Gandhi and communist leaders paying […]

February 21, 2016 · 1 comment · Editorial

The Earthly Lords!

A woman! A woman did you say? Yes, a woman that’s what I am And very proud of being one! It spares me from being an empty boastful man! I don’t deny there are many good ones too But the egoistic selfish ones out number them! Disrespecting women is their […]

February 14, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

Afzal Guru, JNU and Commom Sense

By The Editor: Siddharth Sehgal You can’t justify stupidity in name of freedom of expression. And in case of JNU certain student groups are trying to justify treason. This is equivalent to standing in the middle of Time square and pledging allegiance to ISIS and trust me NYPD will get […]

February 14, 2016 · 1 comment · Editorial