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...


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...