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It Flows Gently On…

The river flowed  on, beyond a curtain of mist, its coquettish laughter ringing out in the  morning air. Today, its  laughter seemed...

Irony of Fate

Anna was lying still on the table. The candle was flickering due to the light air coming from the verandah. The room was still...

Breaking News

Sharmaji entered the club in the evening and silently sat in a chair; his chin cupped, head hanging down. The retired officers present there...

A Painter’s Crime

The stink of death was unmistakable. It surrounded him, crawling through his nostrils to block his windpipe. As he got closer, it was only...

Tragic Fate

Seven thirty on the evening of 16th May 2014, my phone rang. It was Shikha, my little cousin sister. “My queen, at your service…..” In response,...

#Metoo.. Really?

After several doorbell rings and battering, the doorknob was snapped by hammer and opened; the neighbours had also gathered. The moment the door opened, she...

The Red Bindi

Amma lay there on the floor, a darkened pool of blood seeping out from below her head. I bit on my hand to suppress...

The Messiah

After hours of rigourous search, the search-party was able to recover "the body" when the yet relentless waters receded. The guilt writ on the...

Ten minutes

When he entered the house it was almost midnight. He knew Nina hated when he rang the doorbell at late hours but then he...

A Sunday Afternoon

It was a Sunday afternoon and she was returning to her home after 21 days. It was the longest she was away from her...

Horizon in death

Mathew was trying very hard to breathe. The pulse was dropping down exponentially. The doctor started giving him CPR and the nurses around started...

THE NATURE’S CONQUEST

The bodies lay embalmed in the electronic casket. A fresh dead body, soaked in a pool of blood arrived. The flesh, dangling from the...
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