Archive for November, 2016

Necropolis to Fluorescence

I  open  the gates  of  graveyard And  enter The  dark  and  cool  serenity Makes  me  wonder, Why  do  we  always  attribute A  sadness  to  this  place I  come  here  for  tryst With  my  loved  ones I  had  lost  and Find  some  solace Perfect  peace And  soothing  silence Also  obtain  much  […]

November 20, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

Person of the Week: Michel Montecrossa

Dear Readers, In this interview series where we ask questions to people who are making a difference, it can be big, it can be small, it doesn’t matter, what matters is their contribution to our society. It can be anyone from any walk of life and from any country. Please, do send […]

November 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Week's Person

The Bookstore

By Terence Wynne from Camillus, NY [slideshow_deploy id=’3209′]

November 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Cartoon

Echoes

Echoes in my surroundings calling me to love you again. My friends dare me to have a boyfriend. But I cannot choose ‘coz there are no choices. I’ve been played mostly by my admired faces. Echoes in my mind, reverberating your voice and your name. I conscientiously pitied for myself. […]

November 20, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

Splinters in the Eyes of Judgement

By Mark Antony Rossi I wrote a piece recently, entitled “Black Mayonnaise,” which laments how reckless manufacturers polluted the river I swam and played in as a child and how presently it’s impossible to bring my children to its poisoned environs. This situation, unlike activists who chain themselves to fences […]

November 20, 2016 · 2 comments · Articles

Here is Valluvar’s Voice

Following is the translation of Thirukkural, a discourse on ethics, its author is Tamil poet and philosopher Thiruvalluvar, who lived around 3rd Century. Its translation is done by Mr. NV Subbaraman, he lives in Chennai. Chapter 57 AVOIDING TERRORISM   அதிகாரம் 57      வெருவந்த செய்யாமை           […]

November 13, 2016 · 2 comments · Poetry

The Screaming Rays

Night flows, drowsing man into slumber A wee cool breeze crossing the barred window Halts awhile The heated room with no power Seemed to strangle its might I turned around as a whiff of the swirling fan Touched my aching dehydrated limbs Morn dawned, the screeching sunny rays Upturned my […]

November 13, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

Talking America First Is A Good Idea

“America First!” is a good idea if it’s the first step to World Unity, the Unity of the Americas, of Europe and Eurasia and the first step of building the United States of Planet Earth. “America First!” is a good idea if it’s a moment of reflection on humanity, on […]

November 13, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

A Crusade against Corruption

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal  They have a saying in military, “Sometimes, you have to blast your way through”. The ban on Rs 500 and 1000 currency bills as a legal tender came something like that; the fight has been taken right at the forefront of corruption. The cash, the […]

November 13, 2016 · 1 comment · Editorial

Person of the Week: Amruta Houde

Dear Readers, In this interview series where we ask questions to people who are making a difference, it can be big, it can be small, it doesn’t matter, what matters is their contribution to our society. It can be anyone from any walk of life and from any country. Please, do send […]

November 13, 2016 · 6 comments · Week's Person