Month: June 2020


The Need to Ask Questions?

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal 2020 seems to be the most disastrous year for India, as if coronavirus, migrant crisis, lockdown, CAA protests, Delhi riots weren’t enough, we now have Chinese army amassing at our borders with an intent to grab some land of ours. Already we have lost some […]


New Normal and I

(Old order changeth yielding place to new) Old order is ready for departure masked women, men, children stand apart on the pavement, a monster virus changes our life, so far so near; the new normal. I can notice a spot of grass riffling amid the concrete, an unknown creature is […]


In search of Lewis Carroll

by Sunil Sharma …but Alice had got so much into the way of expecting nothing but out-of-the-way things to happen, that it seemed quite dull and stupid for life to go on in the common way. So she set to work, and very soon finished off the cake. `Oh, you […]


Out of Sight Out of Mind

by Shobha Diwakar They lived in a dense city heavily populated surrounded with enormous number of shops and people; everybody knew them and they knew everybody. They had lived in that congested alley for a long, long time. Time passed on as it always does and over the years, the […]


A Lone Cloud!!!

No array of feigned vows, no festooned bounds, Drifting off in breeze, this heart…..a vagabond. Lone gadabout on sail, garnering esse by the day, Even worry abandoned me, sick of this insouciant way.   Across meadows and mountains, oceans with swell of tides, Meandering as a river, just a shadow […]


My Terrace

A relaxing place, Short-while relief from my routine chores, Sipping my coffee, gazing at the sky, The sun radiating, Yet, weather is kind, Sweeping gusts of wind enchanting me, Beyond-beautiful view of my city, Bustling scenes around, Myself at tranquility, Waiting for my sweet-heart to embrace, As my eyelids close, […]



I look at my hand And see fingers, like different phases of life Sprouting from palm lines of destiny I look at the thumb It denotes my childhood A time when thumb sucking Used to soothe me, lull me to sleep And now the time has come When my stressed, […]


Rajasthan: An Enchanting Flavour

Rajasthan, a land of many legends, Camouflaged by the vanishing heroic deeds, Lived to sacrifice their lives before the invaders, Amidst the desert terrain up on the hill. Here, lay the stories of ruin, That speaks about Rajputs’ valour, The way they built the kingdom, And fought against the invaders, […]