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 […]
Do you know what is common between Pehredar Piya Ki, Ishqbaaz, Nagin, Sasural Simar Ka and the likes of it? They all are demeaning the Intelligence and emotional quotients of their audience. I know that’s a very strong statement but let’s face it all these soaps are never ending; they revolve around the standard story […]
India enters its 71st year of independence. We have gained a lot in these 70 years, however there is a lot more to be achieved. As a woman, born in Free India I still want a few things to change and a few replaced and as a mother I dream of a certain future for […]
There was a heat wave across the country. It was sweltering everywhere and the only safe haven was air conditioned offices and stores. Veena was standing on the road, waiting to cross. It was lunch time and she had to go to a close by eatery to buy her lunch. As she waited for the […]
She had lived a solitary life, with no family to call her own. Her students had been her children. But now, as she was nearing retirement,she was scared of the emptiness that would envelop her She was out for her morning walk, with such melancholic thoughts When there was a big ruckus behind some bushes […]
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Ever since she lay her eyes on it, she couldn’t stay away from it Blank at one moment and alive with colours the next, it was the best magic that she had ever seen. The glitzy colourful images danced in front of her and she was bewitched She was in love with it and yearned […]
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 […]
What does a woman want?
How would a woman who has lost everything react to a new arrival in her life?