“Freedom at Midnight” at what cost?

Be aware of your own history, before you indulge yourself into others’. What inspired me to pick up “Freedom at Midnight” is, at the first place, the credibility of the authors that I wouldn’t be fooled around with anything on the name of history; and secondly, of course, my craving to know what made my…

Gaieties and Festivities

He looked at the sky The beaming stars The shining moon Yet, he knew the night missed something Diyas lit around Lights glowing and lightening up the surroundings Sweets loaded in big boxes hallmarked the ongoing festivity But he knew none of it was his He called her up Nobody picked up that call ‘Must…

Cage of Independence!

Day was humid. The overcast sky had just let the sun to make its appearance. Puddles of mud and accumulated rainwater were here and there on the street of a village in Punjab. The first house on the street was of Rajesh Rao; Rao family, the Hindu family, had been living in that house for…

Is Language a barrier in Writing?

❝One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.❞ ‒Frank Smith This is something which has been one of the main worries of the amateur writers or those who want to kick off their writing journey that if their writings are not technically correct, nobody would be…

Warfare transcending from Micro to Macro-world!

On some extremely rare occasions my write-up contains itself up to a word-limit of say, 100 words. And here is the one. He pulled her ears, daring her to win. She, on the other hand, accepted the challenge shouting roguishly, ‘Game is on.’ Offended, his rage escalated to the devilish proportions, and he tried to…

India-A filthy Nation!

All in black mood, he rushed out towards the road from the dingy apartment where he lives with his wife. The road so crowded but none of his people to be seen. While walking on those pavements, strolling through those parks, eating roadside vada-pav, he only had one thought in his mind-London. No, it didn’t…

Reader’s Digest India Competition!

DISCLAIMER-One of my shortest post on WordPress. All those who have been my followers since quite a time now must be well aware that when it comes to writing-short sentences, or short passages, or even short comments on your write-ups are just not-my-type. Out of my fifty published posts on WordPress, I hardly have five…

Oh! Happy Independence Day!

“Come on. This is our nation’s day. We got to do something!” He exclaims with a touch of pride in his voice. Such are the days that make it harder to single out the real pride, if present, from the delectation of being gifted with an official holiday. It has been more than an hour…