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Monthly Archives: March, 2019

Portrayal of Middle-Class women in the selected short stories of Sadat Hasan Manto

Sadat Hasan Manto (1912-1955) an iconic Urdu writer. He is the forerunner of bringing realism and ordinary character in his short stories. He is...

Father to Son – P A Noushad, Kerala

My dear son, your birth, your existence: The joy I cannot tell in words! Dear son I dream about your future - A...

No means No – Shalu Bhati, New Delhi

No. Is this not what you tell me? Every time? Is this the only world you know? Or do you love it, More than anything else In this whole wide...

The Path of Nirvana – Karthika S B, Kerala

Who is the carnifex of my thoughts? I am in the midst of some insights The shadow in the front is not mine The length and...

Home Alone – Dr. Sanober Kahkeshan, Maharashtra

She was seven and I was ten, And siblings rival was too much then. I got irritated to see my red and Blue crayons in her...

Spastic – Nirmohi, Maharashtra

I have a heavy tongue Thus I slur in my speech I am on medications My walk isn’t that great I cannot handle things My neurons are to...
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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...