Month: July 2020


Class Room Learning: Then & Now

by Anantinee ‘JHUMPA’ Mishra Virtual learning, online classes are a thing of habit now. With the globally affecting Covid-19 in its wake, the lack of an option to proceed with the educational/professional courses would have led to disastrous consequences. Luckily, platforms like Google Meetings and Zoom Meetings have met all […]


I Am An Open Eyed Hindu

by Sudha Dixit Once upon a time there was a region called “Jamboodweep”. it was a big land mass, consisting of most of Eurasia and south Asia. Even Australia and Africa which moved away due to tectonic movement of earth. Jamboodweep, either mythically or factually, was supposed to be the […]


All We Have is Now

Gathering up pieces of broken moments    polishing them with sobs and sighs    he held her hands tight without taking his eyes off    from her plight it was evident    time was moving faster than expected    perhaps she was aware of the dictums of morrow    the […]

Week's Person

Person of the Week: Niyatee Parikh Sharma

by Riyad Maroof Hassan Niyatee Sharma is a children’s author, terrace gardener and a day dreamer. Her latest picturebook ‘The Runaway Peacock’ by Tulika Books was featured in the Parag Honour List 2020. Niyatee has studied design at the ‘Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology’ in Ahmedabad. Following is the […]


Surviving Covid-19

It’s a roller coaster ride, this surviving amidst Covid-19! The brain is jammed, The heart is locked. The eyes are seeing, yet are not seeing. The ears are hearing, but aren’t listening. Tears are welling up But not flowing. The hands and feet are moving, But without direction. The soul […]


In the Name of Pandemic

Locusts have lost their ways; so have we Trains have forgotten the rails and the daily laborers. So have we. Humanity weeps in hospitals, offices and bylanes we don’t visit. Earthquakes occasionally provide jolts we experience in daily life But the dinner table is ecstatic with an extended leisure Only […]