Archive for February, 2016

कुछ हो गया है

मैने  जो   आसमां   पर  लिख  दिया   सूरज ज़माने    में    उजाला    हो   गया    है मैंने  तस्वीर  बना  दी  उफ़क़  पे बादल की सारा  आलम  निराला  हो  गया   है जो   शजर   झुक   गए   तूफ़ानों   में उन्हीं   का   बोलबाला   हो  गया  है दश्त-दर-दश्त   भटका  फिर  रहा  है दिल  ज्यों  मेरा  ग़ज़ाला  हो गया […]

February 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry

Modesty and Race: Does Skin Color Decide the Honor of a Woman?

By The Editor: Siddharth Sehgal We have a weird history of honoring and dishonoring women in our country, people who bow to Durga and Kali often wake up to news of rape and molestation. The recent stripping, molestation and parading of a Tanzanian student brings out the gawking element of […]

February 7, 2016 · 1 comment · Editorial

The Tame,The Dumb And The Wild

Last eve the road was built; The ugliness covered…. It looked satiated with mortar Its prettiness rewarded With a brushing broom That leavened its uneven surface. Dusk set in to curb its glory Night, to cover and bake its chastity  Sunrise set the clock back. The tame, the dumb and […]

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry

ये अफ़साना मेरा

फूल  सी  नाज़ुक  हूँ  मैं, पत्थर  सा  है  सीना  मेरा तुमने  देखा  ही  नहीं  काँटों  के  संग   जीना  मेरा हर  तलातुम, हर  भंवर  को  मात  दी  हमने  सदा पर   किनारों   ने    ही   डुबोया   है  सफ़ीना   मेरा उनकी  भी  मजबूरियाँ थीं, आँखें  नम थीं  देख  कर मेरा   वो  अंदाज़ , वो   […]

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry

Reckless Development

In the midst of natural surroundings, Tearing through its divine grandeur Stand the modern structures like giants- Waiting to attack and destroy God’s very own creation! Are we foolishly trying to challenge and compete With God, the Almighty? That’s more than a Herculean task! Most of Man’s concrete jungles Wreak […]

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry


Many come in, none go out, he shuts his own door, opens mine From 2 boxes I may choose to conjure up the muses 9 As I walk the lanes of Essex I recall my childhood days When no care stood towering over when a hitch was but a phase […]

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry