Monthly Archives: February, 2018

Nakkeerar – Nithya Sridharan, London

It was a strange day at the little store I managed. We were buzzing with the excitement of the big boss who was coming...

What was their Magic? – Reflections of an English – Karthika J, Chennai

Today’s students are too engrossed in the world of internet and Android phones and do not have the luxury of time which I had...

Seasons – Aena Thakur, Shimla

Like a warm blanket in winter Protecting you from the winter winds Hibernating away from the frostbite of life Shovelling away the snow of failures Building the igloo...

In the night when it rained

The perks of living a solitary life is something Charles has always admired, but the fear attached to it has also made his life...


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.

Must read

Reviewing ‘Obsession and Wild Pigeon’ by Ismat Chughtai

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