Archive for January, 2020

Love Needs Time To Grow

It wasn’t love at first sight But over a period of time Love flourished between us As a poem flows with rhyme Love needs time to grow We had looked at each other Though liked what we saw Yet, living together wasn’t The conclusion we could draw Love needs time […]

January 12, 2020 · 0 comments · Poetry

Devils Engulfing Wildlife

In the middle of a winter night I wake up drenched in my own sweat While the room temperature remains stable and cold, I wipe my forehead and slide back under the blanket Wondering while the weather, chill Where the wings of fans in most homes would hang still, What […]

January 12, 2020 · 1 comment · Poetry


By Terence Wynne from Camillus, NY, USA

January 12, 2020 · 0 comments · Cartoon

Climate Change and Actions for A Smart City

Dr. Ranjit K. Sahu and Ravi Shankar Behera The super cyclone of 1999, Phailin 2013 and Cyclone Fani, 2019 have depleted considerable vegetation from the cityscape and coastal districts causing irreparable damage to the local biodiversity impacting human lives. A smart city is not just a conglomeration  of concrete structures […]

January 12, 2020 · 2 comments · Articles

The Anxiety Toolkit – A Book Review

By Lahari Kanadamuru Am I actually doing this? I guess so. This is the first time I am expressing my opinion about a book. To be honest, I don’t think I am even ready to do this. Why? Because until now, reading has been my refuge, a getaway when life […]

January 12, 2020 · 1 comment · Articles

JNU: No Semblance of Order

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal JNU one of the most controversial and prestigious academic institutions in the country is once again in the lime light. But it’s a little different this time, on 5th of January, JNU and the whole country saw the mob violence on JNU campus. Broken glasses, […]

January 12, 2020 · 0 comments · Editorial

Donald Strangelove

By Terence Wynne from Camillus, NY, USA

January 5, 2020 · 0 comments · Cartoon


They surmise proud is occupancy of male And get submerged in air of despondency Synchronously, men glaciate by dream of female And women get dashed upon the obloquy. Notwithstanding I dream of you more than once Been with and for me alone But never maintain temerity to reach you Except […]

January 5, 2020 · 0 comments · Poetry

The Adopted One

I am an orphan Or am I ? I have my parents My adopted parents Actually I am the adopted one I have everything That a child should have My (known) parents see to it That I do not Lack anything I am the blessed one Or am I ? […]

January 5, 2020 · 0 comments · Poetry

Blood Island – A Book Review

By Sreya Sarkar In his non-fiction debut, Deep Halder embarks upon an arduous journey of uncovering the truth about the merciless state-sanctioned brutality unleashed on an island called Marichjhapi and its refugee inhabitants. The island, tucked away in the remote, marshy terrain of Sunderbans, far away from Calcutta’s critical eyes, […]

January 5, 2020 · 2 comments · Articles