In the silences..

As he sat there in the stillness of the night, birds cooing somewhere up high, fireflies skimming through the air, lights of houses in the distance, the vast lake lying in tranquility, the noises of his present in the background, his past flashed before his eyes. Her love that was so dear to him, yet [...]

Loss

Its been over a year since she left. Since she started living with me in spirit. Yet when I look at her picture on my desk for a length of even 10 seconds, my mind plunges into abysmal emptiness. I feel myself falling into depths I have never known before. I have to snap back [...]

Of Bread sandwich & Maggi noodles…

So these were the engineering days. I lived in a hostel with a wonderful roommate and a bunch of cool girls next-door. It took me a few weeks to understand the know how's  of a "hostelite", but once I got the hang of it, there was no looking back, and they are the most memorable [...]

“She”

I am not a feminist. There is a clear distinction between being a feminist and respecting women. This post is more for men, from a woman's perspective. As boys, you see your mother and almost a 100% of the time, you take her for granted. She is just expected to wake up earlier than you, [...]

To Indian news channels !

Dear news channels,  Thank you for all the reporting you do. Thanks to all the journalists who travel to extreme locations to bring the latest to the luxury of our living rooms.  Here's a request, please take a stand on what you feel is really big news or breaking news. Every news is not breaking [...]

The light of candles

My earliest memory of a birthday goes back to maybe age 10, I am not quite sure. Even today I am as excited as I was as a kid. I honestly don't know why.  The "traditions" we followed, too heavy a word, I know, started few weeks before "the" day. My parents took my brother [...]