Fiction

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I Love-

by Ruchika Aggarwal Your own motivations can be a complete mystery to you. Actually, they can be complete lies, which you don’t realise until the truth surfaces. What I thought about Aarush as “he is weird” actually translated into “I like him”. The truth was baffling but my feelings had […]

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It Split the Heavens

by Steve Carr This is the story of Nhean. It was told to me by Nhean from his deathbed. A humble man, Nhean wondered aloud why I thought his life story was worth telling or remembering. He raises his head slightly from his pillow and speaks in a whisper. “I […]

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The Invisible

by Sai Prashanthi Neelda Time : 11:30 pm ORR, Hyderabad There were so many people crowded and observing what had happened? There is a question mark on all faces, what happened? Policemen came and cleared the crowd. Because there was a death of a man who died on the road. […]

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The Land

by Deepanshu Srivastava Farmers in Siliguri, a district of Darjeeling situated in the north of West Bengal have been facing a serious problem of selling their lands forcibly to a lobby of powerful and super-rich money-lenders and then were compelled to work as farm laborers in their lands. This story […]

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A Lost Soul

by Gomathi Sridevi How do you feel when everyone is avoiding you? No one wants to be my partner in a project. No one wants to sit next to me in the food court. No one wants to have a conversation with me. I am afraid that one day you […]

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The Night of October ‘72

by Meghali Daniel Sadori shivered as she recalled the events of that evening – events that will forever remain etched in her mind. She had been eleven years old then – an innocent victim, who happened to be in the wrong place and at the wrong time. Nevertheless, it had […]

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Birth of a Night

by Hridi It was a night of chase. It was a night. Exquisite danger: a tigress chasing us chasing a tigress. A night of many stars. Of terrible darkness, darkness smelling of the forest. A forest purged in darkness. A night of monsters, of angels, of mad meaningless fear, of […]

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Mutton Year

by Mohamed Mahou It was only two days before the annual feast and all the sheep were busy preparing their tribal ritual, often known as Tafaska. In fact, no day in the Mutton Year was more sacred than this one, when they celebrated their miraculous transformation into intelligent creatures. The great occasion also […]

Fiction

Pyaar Kya Hai?

by Akshita Chaudhuri Meri jaan, what would you tell me if I asked you, “yeh pyaar kya hota hai?” I wonder if you would’ve told me about the woman living in Calcutta, her love reverberates through the kitchen walls and her love is caged between what she calls a home. […]