The Special Guests!

By Anuradha S. Bannore Ravindra, a 25 year old young man lived all by himself in a remote village called Siyasar. His closest neighbour lived about two kms away from his place. He had been posted to this village for helping in its development. Many tried to dissuade him from […]

July 8, 2018 · 4 comments · Fiction

A Woman’s Story

By Anuradha S. Bannore It was a terribly hot day with the sweltering heat dehydrating people. Many fainted on the roads but one couldn’t stay indoors forever. One such sizzling afternoon Suruchi was forced to make a decision to take to the road being fed up of her house atmosphere. […]

July 1, 2018 · 6 comments · Fiction

The Wolves!

By Anuradha S. Bannore Once there lived three women Krurur, Kadul and Karmi in a city called Purja. Krurur  was a very cunning sly woman involved in offensive indecent dealings. Kadul  was a pretty faced  scheming crook and Karmi was a plump irritating drama queen type. Come to think of […]

May 27, 2018 · 0 comments · Fiction

Double Standards

By Shobha Diwakar    Basanti, I’ll call her by that name, hailed from a very, very modest middle class family. Her father was by no means a hard working man yet, pulled along his family by whatever he earned out of his political associations. Many a times he had also been locked […]

April 22, 2018 · 1 comment · Fiction

The Thieving Mates

By Shobha Diwakar They lived together in a slum covered with oozing dripping drains, garbage decked on both sides of the road. Thatched roofs with bits of shredded sacks, and stacks of straw and dung cakes lined with polythene sheets to keep off the rain. Sheru and, Bheekhu an orphan were […]

April 15, 2018 · 4 comments · Fiction

Dawn of Happiness

By Shobha Diwakar The day had not yet broken, the stars, scattered along the Milky Way, dimly lit the silent, wee hours of the morn. The graceful moon too had not yet retreated and tenderly announced its presence spreading its radiant beams before the glowing sun rode into the sky […]

April 1, 2018 · 2 comments · Fiction

You Never Know

By Atreya Banerjee The smell of manure was giving Raina a headache, as her car rolled endlessly through the green fields. This was the first time she had come to Punjab, in a little village at the outskirts of Amritsar. Manpreet came running towards her, hugging Raina as tightly as she […]

April 1, 2018 · 0 comments · Fiction

Finding Me Again – Part – 2

By Sreya Sarkar Pakhi was eating her morning cereal when Trisha came down from her bedroom, ready to leave for Home Décor Depot. Trisha took the car keys off the kitchen hook and was about to leave when Pakhi spoke suddenly. “Where are you going this early?” Trisha stopped in […]

March 25, 2018 · 1 comment · Fiction

Finding Me Again – Part – 1

By Sreya Sarkar Trisha pottered around the kitchen speaking into her cell. “You won’t believe how much we enjoyed Vegas. We went to Grand Canyon for a day from there. Ashok took the mule ride all the way down to the Canyon bed. e He To tell you the truth, […]

March 18, 2018 · 1 comment · Fiction

Grey Clouds

By Shobha Diwakar The night was dark, the night was grey; no stars shone, the moon went astray. The overhanging clouds lost their way somewhere up in the sky, their silver- lining disappearing from human eye. Somewhere the owl hooted, little birdies snuggling in their nests gave a wee cry […]

March 18, 2018 · 2 comments · Fiction