The Unusual Connect

By Monica Bakre “Vinod Khanna is too perfect…Rajesh Khanna has flaws, so is more natural”, would be my point. My childhood friend and I used to compare the two Khannas- Vinod and Rajesh pretty often. While I rooted for Rajesh Khanna, for his handsome, heart-melting looks, she thought I was way off […]

April 30, 2017 · 0 comments · Fiction

Lavender Dew

By Monica Bakre “I was very particular about the garden. When my husband, Shankar and I built this house, he had specifications about the tiles, fittings etc but I just had one -‘The garden should be huge and beautiful.’ And he did heed my words- employed the best architect to […]

April 23, 2017 · 0 comments · Fiction

Who is that Guy?

By Maya And the music played as we took the winding road between the quiet lakes and approached the bend near the Church. Paivi on the wheels and we both listening to the Finnish FM. The RJ went on, “Kaharikson… enjoy…. … …. …. summer… … … …. …. reventulli…… weather… […]

April 23, 2017 · 0 comments · Fiction

I am not Hungry…

By Monica Bakre  The key turned in the main door and it swung open with force. Aniket was in. At seventeen, he was of medium build with a physique that was successfully maintained trim with moderation and discipline. Today was Aniket’s last examination and he had come home in an auto, […]

April 16, 2017 · 0 comments · Fiction


By Sunil Sharma The first one to greet was him only. And to scare was his habit. As the families would stream in and then settle down and kids would wander off, the uncle would materialize from thin air and say, Hullo! The kids would scream and run away. On […]

April 9, 2017 · 2 comments · Fiction

An Eye Opener (Based On a True Incident)

By Anu Bannore Hello, I’m Devyani. What I’m going to narrate is something based on a true incident which I’m sure is going to be a shocking eye opener to anyone and everyone who reads this short story. Please be warned and take care of not only your loved ones […]

April 2, 2017 · 3 comments · Fiction

The Chronicle of an Abduction

By V L Priyamvada It was raining outside. It had been almost a month since her friend went missing. She felt empty. She was feeling like a kingdom without its king, desperate and dejected. Riya lost her mom in her childhood itself. Her father brought up her with a lot […]

February 5, 2017 · 2 comments · Fiction

When You Learn Something About Life

By Pooja Iyer It was a very normal day. I woke up like every day feeling lazy and wanting the night to last longer. I didn’t want the day to start. I didn’t want to go to college. Back in school days, I always wanted to go to school and […]

August 28, 2016 · 1 comment · Fiction


By George Vivian Paul  “So our entire unit was deployed” said my father reclining on his chair with a slight smile as he sipped the standard military issue rum. The anchors of the evening debate were just warming up for the ritual howling. None of us even glanced at the […]

August 8, 2016 · 1 comment · Fiction

Mrs. Aandhi

By Shobha Diwakar  She always had an air about her no matter what happened around her. It so happened that Neeta met her at a party to which Mrs. Aandhi was also invited. There she was surrounded with all the flatterers of the world you could find. They all cooed […]

July 24, 2016 · 2 comments · Fiction