Monthly Archives: July, 2014

The Origin – Oishee Bhattacharyya, Culcutta

In the beginning God made man Strong, virile Power personified. With a stomach for blood. The protector. The conquerer. A carnal beast. And then No one knows why He waited Like a perplexed poet Trying to...

Father to Daughter – Gopalmoorthy, Kerala

Don’t have a mind like a lawn. Well-mowed, watered twice daily – The boring sameness – just greenness, no grass. Its conformity you should avoid. Grow. Like the...

Love or Pain – Robin Singh, Maharashtra

Love, Love and Love Is that not, what our great fathers and their fathers patronized! A miraculous feeling indeed Adorned by words so sweet, Gestures so kind No more...


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...