July 20, 2015

The Mysterious Voice

“Why do you keep calling me again and again?” asked Harish to the stranger on the phone. “Because I love you and I love to talk with you,” said the girl on the phone. The stranger kept on talking something or the other. Though Harish wanted to stop talking with her, he liked her voice […]

A Murky Affair

“Your wife has come to meet you,” said the cop to Raman. Raman could not control his tears as soon as he saw his wife from behind the bars. He said, “I did not kill her. This is a plot.” Raman’s wife Pragati said, “I know. I feel there is something more than just this […]

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Her Last Words

“My sister is in love with Rajeev and he is an anti-social element. He is a goon and I’m so worried about her,” said Radhika to her classmate. “If he is a goon, how did she fall for him?” asked her classmate. Radhika replied, “I have no clue. She says that it is love at […]

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A Happy Disguise

Kyle waited for Julie in the rooftop restaurant. It was their first date and he did not know how to recognize her. They have been dating online for the last six months. Julie did not want to meet him for a long time. Finally, after Kyle’s insistence, she gathered some courage to meet him. Kyle […]

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The Polluted River

All the residents of the city gave up their hope about the river. The corporation has been polluting it for the last few decades and their complaints have always gone to deaf ears. They tried all possible ways to solve this problem, in vain. Some of them formed a group to combat corruption in the […]

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An Initiation

Rajesh felt glad he failed in more ways than it was possible for anyone. He failed in his career. He failed in his  marriage. He failed as a brother. Unfortunately, his parents would never agree that he failed as a son. He was very happy of all his failures. Shanti, his wife, said, “Is everything […]

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The Paradox of Hope

Harish loved conflict more than anything else in his life. He build his life around conflicts. He worked in the Human Resources Department of his company. He was famous for resolving conflicts of any kind. It all started in college. When his seniors and his classmates fought for something else, Harish stepped in resolved the […]

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The College Reunion Party

Everyone ecstatically danced with their classmates. They never thought they would have the same fun they had twenty years ago. Times have changed. People have transformed. Yet, the children in them remained the same. They realized it when they met their college friends in a reunion after twenty years. “Thanks to the social media, we […]

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A Noxious Approach

Sadashivam leads a happy life in his farmhouse in the outskirts of the city with his wives and children. When his first wife was bed-ridden, he had to marry her sister to take care of their daughter. Later, he had a son with his second wife. They all lived happily together without any hassles. Sadashivam’s […]

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When The Mind Decides

Haritha had to take too many decisions on the same day. It was not a happy day either. Immediately after college, she had to rush to the hospital to take care of her father. On her way to the hospital, she bought some magazines and books that her father liked. She wondered why he did not […]

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The Dawn

Sridhar and Akshara got married like any other couple. Two days after their wedding ceremony, they left for their honeymoon to a hill station. Akshara was angry that Sridhar chose to go to a hill station within the country. She wanted to go to an international honey moon destination like all her friends. Akshara avoided […]

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Love The Truth

Radhika and Manoj decided to walk together for the last time. “Do you think we will ever meet again? I mean, like, accidentally or we end up at the same place coincidentally. Would it ever happen? Not that I want it to happen,” asked Radhika. Manoj replied, “I’d definitely want it to happen. So, if it […]

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The Apathy of Love

Ishaan sings to vent his pain and suffering out. He is a rockstar who became famous for his melancholic and violent songs. In most of his blockbuster songs, he is swearing at his girl and angry on her for leaving him suddenly. The backdrop for his music is a real story where his girlfriend, Swarnalatha, […]

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War of Words

Harish and his wife Shreya have not stopped fighting ever since they got married. They argue over everything. They tried their best to love each other. But, love never happened between, or they assume. They had a baby boy, Kabir, one and a half year after their marriage. When Kabir was born, Shreya blamed her […]

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A Mysterious Probe

“If I remember it right, you told me that we have nothing more to talk. You also said you never want to talk to me again,” said Ray to his ex-wife Debra. Debra said, “Ray, listen. I need your help as a detective. And, yes, as a friend too. I know I have been harsh […]

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A Bizarre Predicament

Keerthana looked around anxiously. Being confident that there was no one around, she sneaked into the interrogation chambers where Ved was asked to wait since morning. Keerthana said, “Why don’t you tell them everything? Tell them you are just a doctor and you have nothing to do with anti-nationals and their activities. Do you have […]

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A Stroke of Passion

The work day ended for everyone but him. Paul began his work after going back from work. While everyone else considered it as a time to relax at the end of a hectic day, Paul had to slog harder in the evenings and late nights and he enjoyed it. Paul was confident that one day […]

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The Resurrection

Five brothers and a murder is all it took to change the course of politics of an entire country. An inspiring leader, Sadashivam, who was born among the masses ambitiously tried to save the people by getting into politics. Within no time, he became very famous for his ideals and his vision of an equal and […]

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