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Monthly Archives: March, 2016

Writer’s Dream

“I want to do something splendid… Something heroic or wonderful that won’t be forgotten after I’m dead… I think I shall write books.” ― Louisa...

Indian Novel in English: Last three decades – Ramlal Agarwal, Maharashtra

Writing about Indian writing in English. Salman Rushdie in his preface to Vintage Indian writing in English 1947-1997 says, “the prose writing – both fiction...

Sadness- A missed Opportunity – Abhishek Srivastava, Gurgaon

More I live, the more I see that for many people, sadness is unavoidable. These people, often very bright and cheerful, seem unable to...

A Nobel Poetry – Anusree Ganguly, West Bengal

The Nobel Prize in literature felicitates what poets and writers dream of : the mastery over the creative forms ,the ability to influence the...

Friday Market – Dr.Zita Lobo, UAE

As the narrow long road shot straight into the horizon, Hadeer looked at it with wide eyes oblivious of her companion on this drive....

Collective Shame – Sunaina Jain, Chandigarh

It was a sultry evening. The scorching heat of May stretched itself beyond afternoons to the evenings. The sky had turned crimson and orange...

Love in the Shadow of Death – Ghulam Mohammad Khan, Kashmir

It was a long wintry night; my soul stealthily stole away from my body into the cold darkness outside and danced with the wanton...

Nusrat

It is just one of those days when Nusrat would silently sit at the window, contemplating the drops of water as they race through...
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Fruit Punch

I should have asked her months ago. But I have been preoccupied with my family’s concerns. How will you protect your wife in that unknown place? What will you do if someone harms her? You have no experience in travel. You don’t even know Hindi. How will you get things done? Why can’t you go someplace nearby, like Munnar? But I had promised Agneta, and I couldn’t break it.

Our Men are Learning

“Cut them some slack,our men are still learning.”“Don't be so harsh,our men are still learning.”Did you know thatthe learning...

The Scavenger’s Song

An endless highway. A lone man, Ikbir Kaur, hesitantly walks along the dusty pavement aided by a mystical tinge of...

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Reviewing ‘Obsession and Wild Pigeon’ by Ismat Chughtai

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