He knew the very second their eyes locked that she desired him. And that she was his type, the adventurous one. No, they had never met before, never knew of each other’s existence until now. He crossed the whole length of the sprawling lobby, looking at her, smiling […]
Since her childhood, she has always been into reading and writing. Holding two Masters, she has served in the corporates for almost eight years as an HR Professional. Now a full-time mom to a two-year-old super active toddler.
The turns of life have certainly made it almost impossible for her to pursue her interests, but she is determined to take writing seriously.
My grandma, an educated, courageous lady had lost her husband during partition and came to India with her five kids. My dad was merely six months old. Grandma would work as a nurse in a government hospital to give her kids a stable life. Eventually, her struggle had […]
17thNovember, 1936 Even the dimmest of light can pierce through the thickest of darkness. True I see, as the soft morning light streaming through the minor cracks of wooden windows faded away the darkness of this empty courtroom. However, I know within hours, hundreds of footsteps and regular […]
Mr. P. Sundaram, head of the Environment and Forests Ministry, was getting ready for the big day. He was about to sign the proposal letter by National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited for removing thousands of mangroves to proceed with the bullet train project. Suddenly, he felt dizzy and […]
They say there are not many living souls who do not nurture an aspiration at the age of adolescence. Swayam Jamwal was that one of the few. No dreams found abode in his mind during his childhood or adolescence. Neither had he invited them. However, this story unfolds […]
Resting her chin on her folded arms, Meera was sitting quietly. She was trying hard to control the churning of her empty stomach. She took one corner of her tattered saree and started chewing it. Her younger siblings were crying and annoying their mother Kamla to get some […]
Oh, not again. Why can’t she sleep soundly at least for an hour? It’s 3 in the night. I’m still on duty. Stop sucking my blood at the wee hours, brat. Aargh, the snoring. Does he even know how many times I wake up every night? Deep sleep […]
Maria buttered the toasts and put in two different plates, crunchy ones for Mathew and soft ones for Michael. Oh, the boys are so particular about their choices. She thought smilingly. “Come on boys, breakfast is served,” she called them while pouring fresh orange juice in elegant crystal […]
Radha was sixteen when she lost her father. Her mother was devastated and her nine-year-old twin sisters were unable to offer any help. Taking care of them and the household became her routine. Her sisters continued studying at the cost of her own. She started working. Throughout these […]
She was in love with the fragrance of Durga puja, a particular scent, which can only be sensed at that ceremonial time. She would eagerly count days and caress her new dresses. Relatives would join her family on this occasion. The delectable sweets and salty snacks made at […]
She was vehemently trying to connect with her family but the line went dead. In utter disgust, she left the receiver dangling from the table. Her mobile was nowhere to be found. She was sweating heavily in panic. The fashionable clock in the living room showed 3:20 am. […]
I was about to turn four and for the first time went to church with my father on the Christmas day. The place looked wonderful with the statues, pictures, flowers, candles and happy people all around. I immediately fell in love with the very idea of Christmas. When […]