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Back in 1990s, I was growing up in a nuclear family in Riyadh. The children in the area were from different nationalities, mostly Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi, and they were students at my parents’ school there. Since we were the Principal’s kids, we weren’t allowed to join them for the street games usually. So it [...]
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When the sun takes leave after a spectacular six colored sunset. When, somewhere near the Kibber Kailash peak three trekkers hole up in their tents. When woodfire smoke in the air duets with twinkling night lights. When huddled beside a fire, migrant workers from Orissa sing melancholy tunes of the sea. Then the day ends [...]
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We all know we need to come to terms with the fact of losing our loved ones someday. The loss of a parent is traumatic and takes years to heal. The surviving kith and kin are usually supported through neighbours and friends for a brief period after the bereavement. Then comes the phase of taking [...]
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There’s no way out of here, although the stars shine so bright Caged up in this room in a starry night I’m supposed to be writing but my mind has got blocked I imagine a lightning when somebody has knocked I’ve been reading all day, hard reflecting all night Doing serious investigations, no, that ain’t [...]
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Plump! Another Apple fell. Noah looked at it contentedly. He sat on the nearest bench and smiled at himself. He was ardent of this particular tree. It was an Apple tree. A truly captivating one. With its different shades of green and delicious fruits, Noah adored this tree immensely. He planted it when he was [...]
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During my tenure of two years in junior college, I have seen many funny incidents taking place. Those were quite entertaining and we as onlookers loved to see those stories unfolding before our eyes. This was a college which was situated on Harish Mukherjee Road, opposite to S.S.K.M Hospital. This hospital is also called the [...]
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“Congratulations!” Vikas greeted Jagdish. The call ended on a high note as it was the first closed deal in Sweden for Finvision Pvt. Ltd. And the best part was that the deal was closed only through the telephonic conversation. Jagdish ran ahead of Vikas to reach Mr. Trivedi’s cabin to share the good news. Part [...]
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Down Lane No:13 of deserted Tagore Street was nothing but what appeared to be a vast range of uninhabited houses. It was shunned by all due to the dark stories revolving around the series of murders which had taken place on this very lane. The number 13 was further ill-famed as the number is associated [...]
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Prologue Neha and Kunal were a happily married couple staying in Bangalore. They were just blessed with a daughter, who with her cute antics, filled their life with joy and laughter. Kunal worked in an IT firm and Neha was a homemaker. They also had two dogs as a part of their family. Kunal was [...]
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For a while she stood near the window. The open bay window of her room overlooked a Gulmohur tree, spreading branches all around her, giving a leafy shade, far enhancing the beauty of the leaf-strewn lane. For a while she kept looking at her and wondered how old should she be. The long summer sun [...]
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