Monthly Archives: February, 2013

To Nissim Ezekiel – Salin Gopinathan, Kollam

An alarmed squirrel barked and swished of his tail alerting the crows on the twigs of the trees. A woman screamed and ran to and fro. Neighbors and...

Life Story – Wribhu Chattopadhyay, West Bengal

I live in a lame land Like those castrated clap Who can only dance in And out side of an alley. Here is no living words for Unknown names,...

Diversity in Life and Writing

Centre of equal daughters, equal sons, All, all alike endear’d, grown, ungrown, young or old, Strong, ample, fair, enduring, capable, rich, Prennial with the Earth, with freedom,...

Budding and Blooming Patriotism in Henry Derozio’s Poems- Sanjit Sarkar, West Bengal

Renaissance is the result of the impact of British rule, their exploitation and expansion of empire. It is the awakening of national consciousness of...


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...