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Vadgaon

by Anuradha S. Bannore Dilaas & Poonam lived in Vadgaon. He was an engineer who worked with full devotion and dedication. No one could raise a finger where his work was concerned except for those who were jealous of him & who believed in climbing the ladder of success on […]

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The Seeds Perspective

by Snigdha Banerjee Agrawal ‘Be still’ said the old gardener to the handful of seeds.  “Your life is at the mercy of the elements.  Be not misled by the Fair & Lovely Billboards promising lighter skin, in a matter of weeks. It’s all humbug!” The seeds pondered over the old […]

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Lady With a Baby

by Rajesh Sharma ‘Lalit’ There was a long queue at the metro station. People were waiting for their turn to get into the metro. It was a festive season after a long Corona Virus Crisis. Diwali, Bhai Dooj was at hand and everyone was in a hurry to exchange gifts. […]

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The Heat

by Sushant Thapa Being a celebrity had not been easy for Kartik. The action movie director had called him over dinner at his place. Kartik’s recent wedding with an actress had blown enough air for the public. The private affair took a turn—it was no longer private. Perhaps the cost […]

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Open the Door

by Sidhartha Mishra Once there lived a wise king who ruled a large kingdom. He was very much loved by his subjects who simply adored him. He had a very wise minister who was there since his father’s tenure. Now the problem started when the wise minister of the king […]

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A House of One’s Own

by S. Chandra  Shekar One Sunday morning Bobby looked at his financial statements and smiled at Mona.     “Mona, do you know that our savings are just about right to begin our house building project”     “How is that?” said Mona     “We have sufficient funds now to cover our […]

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The Beginning Saga

by Sushant Thapa Casually the sun went down. The cool stretch of the late autumn air re-surfaced in what seemed like the seamless evening. Inside an old-looking house, Rudra was lying in his bed. There were cobwebs on the walls and ceiling of his room, but the bulb was set […]

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The Late Night Passenger!

by Swarnasankha Acharjee It was during the wee hours when Vinita booked a cab to return back home after a late-night feast at a restaurant. Rohit, the cab driver, arrived at the location, and quite typically, she got into the backseat of the car on the same side as the […]

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Payoff: A Series Of Escapades

by Tiyasha Khanra Prologue 21st October 2021 Asha comes back from her school reunion. She then takes a shower. After having lunch she goes for a nap. At 7.00 p.m. she leaves her bed, goes to the kitchen, and makes herself a cup of coffee. She takes her phone and […]

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The Creator

by Jaideep Saikia There were certain things about Supriya that he would never understand. Last Wednesday, for instance, she had suddenly announced her decision to have a baby. It was a decision alright, for although he had just about enough intelligence to realise that a decision like that isn’t quite […]