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Sunday, April 30, 2017

The rainbow skirt of hope – Kriti Mazumdar, Bangalore

As the red glow of the setting sun simmered at the horizon, Reba smeared the last of the soft molded cow dung from the...

The Boat Queen of the Creeks – Mahua Banerjee, Kolkata

“Aww Boudi…” She would call her every time. That was Maalati Raani working for six and a half months as Mrs. Ghoshal’s domestic help....

The Bride – Sowmya Suresh, USA

On that day she wore her new bangles, the ones her mother got her from Kancheepuram. Newfound wealth, that is what it felt like. Some...

The dilemma – Saket Patanwar, New Delhi

It was our fourth day in the jungle. The dusk was falling in and we had a lot of ground to cover. I had...

Lessons from birds – Priyanka Chauhan, Bengaluru

Ever watched a bird building its nest? Day by day, from the time the sun rises to the time the sun sets, the proud...

Muddy Paws of Negen Sherbotsky – K Hiten sai

She made her way, Overlooking at the dusty pathway, swinging her long yet elegant ears in rhythmic movements; she held herself in the free...

Mosquito bite – Biju Vargheese, Kerala

As I was growing old, I developed the unavoidable age related problems. I was getting fatter and I am in the beginning stages of...

Her House – Sreya Sarkar, Chicago

Urna rubbed her eyes and yawned. She must have dozed off on the kitchen counter. The half-finished glass of milk was sitting on one...

A Pair of hornbills – Vignesh Babu, Chennai

A pair of Great Hornbills were kissing each other and their yellow horns knocked every time they tried to do. They were immersed in...

The Stranger – Rashmi Pillai, Mumbai

  ‘When will this end? This is absolutely shameful,’ screamed the television news anchor on the debate. The molestation of some women who were out...