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Monthly Archives: June, 2014

Thirsty Fish – Ananya Sarkar, Kolkatta

It’s been a week. A week since the aquarium has been sitting in the living room, on top of the fancy mantelpiece. Abhijit had...

Homecoming – Meera Nair, Kerala

The name on the boarding pass read Chris Nayar. Once, in the distant past he had been Krishnan Nair. Chris had hated that name...

The Song – Debadatta Pati, USA

 ‘Mile sur mera tumhara’ was my mother’s favorite song when I was hitting puberty. I was twelve, maybe thirteen. I don’t remember the exact...

Journey – Spaces and Mind – Swati Pant, New Delhi

The prospect of journeying to a new place excites most of us. It is perhaps one of the best ways for the mind to...

An Elegy for nature – Navaneetha.G, Kerala

As the morn arose With hope and enthusiasm A quick dash And reached the station. We leaned in our seats, And the boredom vanished At the whistle of the train. It...

Logic of Life and Mind – Chandra Mohan bhandari, Gujarat

“Give me a long rod and a place to stand, and I will lift the whole Earth”. Archimedes while making the statement merely expressed...

Looking Inward: Translated Dalit Women’s Narratives – Dr. Sharmistha Chatterjee Westbengal

Writing autobiographies has always been the prerogative of the intellectuals, the powerful, the rich or in other words the dominant class. Some of them...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1927-2014) – Umesh Kumar, Hyderabad

It is beyond words to describe the passing away of any human being, more or so a writer like Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who casted...
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