Month: January 2019


A Democracy beyond Quota

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal With recent enacting of law that grants 10% quota in education institutions and government jobs for economically weaker sections of the society or the poor from the general category, the debate that who should be helped and who should fend for themselves is reignited. The […]



I am away from my home Not really my native place But a place where I’d met you Under the sun with sea and sand Sun, moon and stars here Are same as I’ve left behind Trees, breeze and seasons also Similar fragrance to me remind Who’ve stolen my peace […]


Tomorrow is Today

By Mark Antony Rossi  I started a podcast show this new year. It’s something I wanted to do for a few years. But I put it off. Various reasons for the delay but mostly the up curve in learning new equipment and the dislike of my voice. The former I […]


The Creaking Door

By Shobha Diwakar The night was dark; the night was cold, the wind outside howled and whined. Somewhere beyond, the lightning shattered the sky as the moon shivered and shrank while the stars relayed across to find a resting place. The hushed night was suddenly rolled out of slumber as the […]


The Dream of a Male Crab

River is an instrument Passed from water to water Rather than an eating stand. We are the talk of the town From compass points In the circle of Life That encloses us all. Crabs folk  in North America And Europe, in Japan In Africa, in Russiah, in India Where natural […]



I built a beautiful tiny house And an orchard with big trees It isn’t a manicured garden But it had everything to please I would have my morning coffee Outside, under  the  sun Sometimes beneath a shady tree By Jove ! it’s  so much fun The  price of  real estate  […]


What Does a New Year Hold?

The passing away of one year And The beginning of another Rings the bell at midnight to herald The awakening of another The months are the same They follow one another as always  The days too are the same  So also, are the dates then what exactly is new?  We […]