Monthly Archives: July, 2018

Bottle in the Backseat – Utsha Roy, Kolkata

The blue flame of the driftwood fire crackled merrily, sending a few embers up to the starry sky. The sea could no longer be...

Untitled – Ritwik Chaudhary

Some time between hours of learning addition and subtraction, and remembering the ghosts of a Christmas carol, I had a dream of an old man who lived...


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...