Monthly Archives: September, 2010

Reviewing Latha Prem Sakhya’s ‘Memory Rain’ by Dr.Mary Annie A.V

Memory Rain Latha Prem Sakhya Calicut: Monsoon Editions,2008 Pp  79  Rs.150/ Latha Prem Sakhya was born in 1959 in Kanyakumari District , Tamil Nadu and began writing rather...

In Defence of the Defenceless – Siddhartha Mohapatra, Rourkela, Orissa

Siddhartha Mohapatra That India has failed its people in many aspects of governance is a bitter pill to swallow for many. For all its successes,...

Every Rise Hesitantly Shines… – Kesav Venkat Easwaran

Every rise hesitantly shines In anguish anxious dies; Leaves legacy of hopefulness, The world in darkness remains... That, what risen up ominous, Won’t fade away easy fast; God or faith...


The Forgotten Daughter of Port Adamaro

The story entails the political-historical period of the 1970s when the Dalit Panther movement was soon, to begin with, the influence of the Black Panther movement of the west. The following short story speaks of the relationship of two sisters under the premise of the revolution.


i have arrived at my altar. hark! i rise, i flourish, i pirouette on my one toe and float like a...

Stalking Prisons

The streets are empty with no one in sight, I check the big clock of the tower behind the basilic of Saint Francis of Assisi. It’s 2 o’clock on a mid-summer Tuesday afternoon. Everything’s shut. Everyone’s resting. My heart’s hitting the walls of its all so tight ribcage, as I need to cross the brightly lit square and go to the other side.

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Reviewing ‘Obsession and Wild Pigeon’ by Ismat Chughtai

My interest in Ismat Chughtai developed when I first...