Tuesday, May 24, 2022



“Wow, you look...” As soon as those words slipped from his mouth, he regretted conceding to a third drink at an office party. Had...

In Defence for Nature: The many hurdles of forest dwellers in Uttarakhand

“It is becoming increasingly difficult for us to carry on with our way of life,” Ghulam Nabi, a Van Gujjar from Uttarakhand laments as...

“The farmers have overcome fear and have sown fear in the minds of our enemies to win this struggle”—AIKS leader, Vijoo Krishnan

During the last days of the Farmers protest at the borders of Delhi against the three farm bills introduced by the Union government, Sreerag PS, Associate Editor of Indian Ruminations spoke with All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) leader Vijoo Krishnan about the deep rooted crisis faced by the farmers in the country.

If ever

If ever my shadows leave me, and I'll know that tomorrow it will, I will plant some mango trees for the people, I'd leave my hefty will. If...

Love, Catalogued

What they said of love was functional and dyslexic. Love got us wrapped up in one blanket, sleep patterns waiting to shift. We cried about death – of people not known; of people known;  of...


Behind the neck where thoughts bloom a birthmark maps an ocean. There, a kiss evaporates into the salty wind. Two exiled bodies meet in the blue meridian. Though weary their bodies and...

“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 on his latest show ‘LokameTharavaadu’....

“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 of Indian Ruminations, at CPI...

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.

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