A strange sight met those rushing past the government school on the fringes of the big city. Just outside the school gates was a new highway. To the left of the school gate, were big umbrellas lining the road. The umbrellas were fixed to bamboo stands and went till the edge of the highway, where […]
Dipa Basu, a 30 something software professionals life was about to change. She was reading an office mail that said she was being sent to Singapore for 1 year on an assignment. After her recent break-up with Karan, a colleague who was two-timing her, Dipa had declared she was done with ‘Love.’ This posed as […]
Rohit was a first generation expat from his family. He went to USA for pursuing his Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering and then settled there. Rohit had everything that a typical well-settled expat Indian is expected to have – a green card, a home, a family and a job profile that anybody would be envious […]
She got up before sunrise and went to meet her mom-in-law, Hesitantly, her mom-in-law gave her the Sargi. She had been fasting the whole day, like she did every year, but this year was different While she went about her daily routine, her ears were glued to the radio set in the kitchen. Every ring […]
Sudha banged the phone down, as she heard for the nth time that Amit, her husband was going to be late in office. As she was seething with anger and frustration, she heard a soft humming from the kitchen. She looked up to realize it was her house-help Alka. Alka was a slim woman, who […]
She lay there, crying and helpless.
He came, fought against all odds to save her.
Mayuri promised herself that beginning today she would put herself first. A new beginning.
He said I was lucky that I escaped, what he didn’t know was that day I lost something far more precious than money, I lost hope, I lost trust and I lost Love.
They admired her bright heena painted hands and colourful saree They winked and laughed asking, ‘How is the marriage treating you?’ But her heart bled with every laughter. She put up a smile but her eyes couldn’t lie, Could she really tell them how she felt? About how she dreaded the night? and worry about […]
Why is it necessary to fit in? Does having different likes mean you have to compromise?