Pammy

Pammy

“Why Pammy, why did you choose..?”  the question haunted Dinyar as he drove out of the basement and swung on left to join the evening traffic on LBS Road. He switched on GPS destination “Crematory”. The word Crematory caused a turmoil in his...
Homophobia

Homophobia

I am Subodh, a Freelance Journalist.  I get assignments from NGOs working on Human Rights and Social discriminations.On June 20th Mr. Bhaskar, Head of an NGO called me.”Subodh” he said, “our Trustees are planning to raise funds for a project....
Roused

Roused

The old man woke up with a start. He looked around groggily and squinted as his eyes settled on the cloudy sky above. A droplet of rain landed on his forehead. He brushed it off and sat up. The little puppy that had been sleeping beside him on the stone bench sat up...
The Gavel

The Gavel

I, GAVEL, welcome you to Tollyganj Criminal Court No.2  at Kolkata. Take your seat. My place is on the right side of the spacious table of Honorable Judge Mr. Lahiri. He keeps me handy, but use me sparingly. He does fast clearance of cases before him, and his...
Smart Aleck

Smart Aleck

That evening Parth was a little more buoyant. A couple of more large ones would have made him measure the floor. He and his colleagues were having monthly drink party in the “License To Grill”  bar. The expenses were usually shared on TTMM basis.  So, some of the...