We Defy…We Follow (#A Father’s Day Blog)

“See, I got a cup. You've got so many cups na? Now, I got mine”, declared my 6 year old daughter solemnly, with a serious demeanour, holding up the memento she’d received, emphatically challenging her dad. Recently she was also awarded a 'Star of the Week' certificate in her school, as an overall best performer … Continue reading We Defy…We Follow (#A Father’s Day Blog)

The Unexpected Surprise (#Short Story)

She went about her regular chores with unusual quietness. It was her birthday but the day held nothing special. Who would bother about birthdays of an insignificant person as she?   “Come back. We’ve some guests in the evening. I need your help.”, Memsahib addressed. She nodded sombrely. Memsahib usually paid for these extra works, … Continue reading The Unexpected Surprise (#Short Story)

Everything Is Connected (100 Word Story #Mom)

She knew her mom inside out, of what she’d approve and all that she’d not. Extraordinarily strict but straightforward, after all, she toiled for the family. A loyal daughter, she would always act as her mother would deem appropriate, ever careful never to hurt her, even at the cost of her wishes. Years later, a … Continue reading Everything Is Connected (100 Word Story #Mom)

A Promise Of Faith

(Forceful religious conversions, making a spouse give up their personal faith in inter-religious marriages, is one of the very poignant issues, prevalent across our society since ages, which is what inspired me to come up with this fiction.) It was 5 pm. As the rickshaw took through the traffic jammed roads and briefly halted by … Continue reading A Promise Of Faith

Imperfect Couple But A Perfect Love (A Valentines Day Post)

It was six in the morning. The cook had already left, finishing his daily routine of preparing breakfast and lunch. Adarsh got up and silently tiptoed into the kitchen, so as not to disturb Vartika. He switched on the coffee kettle, packed his own and their five-year-old daughter, Raavi’s lunch box. He then woke up … Continue reading Imperfect Couple But A Perfect Love (A Valentines Day Post)

A Lawyer for Truth And Justice…And His Untold Secret

The court room was packed with media and public who had thronged to witness the proceedings. As the lawyers' arguments progressed, the judge intently heard and made his notes. The plaintiff, a woman, had accused her colleague of an attempted molestation and the issue had become a rage, with everyone wanting to punish the offender. … Continue reading A Lawyer for Truth And Justice…And His Untold Secret