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The Grind

(Third Floor)A nonchalant company label,Atop the elevator panel reads“Committed to people flow.” I descend, to a lower level.Shoulders stoop, the diaphragm allows,Some discontent to uneasily...

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.

Against the Tide — The powerful current of Fr Stan Swamy’s activism

A request by a prisoner for a pair of pants to be sent to him in jail might seem unremarkable. So it is, except that in this case, Fr. Stan Swamy, the one who pleaded for it, intended it not for himself but for a fellow prisoner who couldn’t afford to buy one.

The Little Girl With A Little Thesaurus

It was spring - Anisha’s favourite season. She went to the lawn of her house with a little thesaurus in her hand. She loved learning antonyms. Somehow, the ten-year-old girl was fascinated that everything in this world had its own opposite. Obedience and rebellion. Submissive and assertive. Conformity and non-conformity. Words were relational, she realised at an early age. Male had meaning only because of the existence of its opposite- female. Good was significant because of the presence of evil.

Ode to an Inkling

Deep within, the Recluse and his Muse sit arm in arm. Limbs intertwined in passion. The Recluse indulges his Muse, Time forgotten, space confined. I am without you, within you, the Muse muses. I am the screams of silence.

Memorialisation in India: From nation-building to making “Hindu Rastra”

Today, collective memory, defined as a people’s shared interpretation of a common past, is becoming increasingly thought of as integral to the formation of...

I will Never Read Shakespeare – Vivek Sinha, Bihar

Things were better when she wasn’t here, Days and nights were passing reading Shakespeare, I would sit on the window looking on the...

MS Dhoni – The Signature Legend of Indian Cricket Retires

Cricket has never faced the scarcity of record-making players. They entertained viewers throughout but legendary players were very rare among them. Even among those legendary players, very few...

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“Lokame Tharavaadu celebrates diversity; at a time when the secular aspects of India are being questioned,” ̶ Artist and Curator Bose Krishnamachary

The Editorial Team of Indian Ruminations had a discussion with Artist and Curator Bose Krishnamachary of Kochi Biennale Foundation...
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“Elected Autocracy can lead to Fascist Dictatorship; that is the Lesson We Draw from History” CPI General Secretary, D. Raja on Modi Government

D Raja, the General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (CPI) spoke to Sreerag PS- the Associate Editor...

The Grind

(Third Floor)A nonchalant company label,Atop the elevator panel reads“Committed to people flow.” I descend, to a lower level.Shoulders stoop, the...

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