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Monthly Archives: August, 2011

Exploring Indian Alternatives in Reading and Writing

Exploring Indian Alternatives in Reading and Writing’. The focal theme of Indian Ruminations Literary Festival 2011 24th and 25th September 2011 at Vylopilli Samskrithi Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram,...

Dr. R.C Shukla’ s ‘The Parrot Shrieks 2’: A Portrayal of Lover’s Cravings for ‘Anand’ or Bliss – Abnish Singh & Dr. Shardha Sharma...

Dr. R. C. Shukla (b. April 7, 1943) is a well-known poet of Modern India. Though he has been writing poems in English for...

Farewell, My Memories – Christina Alex, Kerala

Blurred figures zoom by my window, A few of which I do not recognize, Yet the bulk of them are those, That are memories to me in...

One day suddenly… – Dr. Manu Batra, Uttarakhand

One day suddenly ……… I was woken by door bell , it was noon time I was in busy playing IGI...

Ark- Dr. Santhosh Alex, Kerala

Returning on the wings of the southerly winds I crossed the small rivulet, swaying paddy fields, vast barren grounds, secluded walkways, and the nameless hillock Time flew by, catching dragonflies, collecting abrus seeds, tasting...

The condescension of war – Deepthi Nair, Kerala

The time was ripe Yesterdays were gone Only expectations Of strange encounters That promised true, real lives Quintessential lives That are rarities in the present War has taken away Beliefs of all...

A room above the house – Anand Betanabhotla

'MOTHER SERIOUS RETURN HOME' The hotel concierge handed Raman the telegram as soon as he returned at six o'clock in the evening. He had...

The bite of the past- the IIM irony – Harikrishnan Nair, Kerala

The Indian Institutes of Management- the most prestigious national institutes for learning the art of management in the country. Among the Institutes themselves, are...
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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.

Resurrection

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...