Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Search for the Non-Existent – Yamini Vijendran, Maharashtra

As I wipe the sweat off my forehead, the lift operator looks at me quizzically, and then at the temperature indicator in the lift....

Once in a year, visit to grandma’s – Rafia Sabih, Uttar Pradesh

The culture and the upbringing of almost all Indian children gift them one common thing i.e. granny’s place to visit once in a year....

The Intoxicating Memories – Jayeeta Ghosh, West Bengal

It gulps me, swallows too, Inside the hollow of carbon and rising fumes, It leaves the hallowing memories in its dust; The incision of my memories, Reminiscing journey...


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...