She was right, though!				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.13/5							(4)

She was right, though! 4.13/5 (4)

I was looking at her with admiration. She was a typical south Indian dusky village beauty in her early twenties, clad in a saree, wearing a head full of jasmine. She had an army of relatives boarding a reserved compartment of the train in which I was sitting in the...
The Yearning				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	5/5							(1)

The Yearning 5/5 (1)

“I want to have my own baby, Doctor. Will you help me please?”  Neha Thakker had walked into ‘Hope Genesis Clinic’ with a lot of trepidation. Sushant had warned her that it was beyond their means. But she was tired of the wait. It was more than twelve years of...
The Lie				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.75/5							(4)

The Lie 4.75/5 (4)

Those two eyes! Stern and disciplinary. Proficient at conveying a ‘no’ to his son without uttering a single word. The poor twelve year old, Shakti, was simply awed by the way his classmates used to celebrate their birthdays. His father, a struggling theatre artist,...
Mango Dreams			Read and rate this story.

Mango Dreams Read and rate this story.

My name is Mango, Alphonso a.k.a hapuz Mango. I grew up here in the back yard, owned by an old couple, by the edge of their kitchen window. Other than sunlight, soil and water, I thrive on ‘small talk’ from the kitchen. It did not take me long to figure out that the...
A Marriage App Called Tinder				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	3/5							(2)

A Marriage App Called Tinder 3/5 (2)

Ramalingam Iyer was flummoxed. He had downloaded the Tinder app on his Iphone, but couldn’t figure out how to use it. Earlier this week, he had seen his 27-year old daughter, Vaishnavi, going through photos of men on it. He had wanted to know what she was doing and...