Category Archives: kahaniyan

Amma and I (Fiction: Short Story)

On the second shelf in the kitchen are two mugs- orange and yellow. Amma and I bought these together from the neighborhood market some months ago; she wanted to spend time with me over chai. I have been living with … Continue reading

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Everything but the room on the roof

Unlike my childhood hero Rusty, I never exactly had the room on the roof, I did however move from room to room. Some of them are recalled here: Balcony mein room: It was the funniest setting ever; basically we were … Continue reading

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Meerut Post 2: Meerut Ki kainchiyan! (Scissors)

If you haven’t used a scissor made in Meerut, you have missed out on an excellent cutting experience my friend. Its only when I moved out of Meerut for my Graduation, that I learnt of Meerut’s Scissors. I gifted one … Continue reading

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Counter Trouble- Create Art

So what do you do when you feel that the world has come to an end? What do you do when you delve in self-pity and misery, as if there is no tomorrow? You remind yourself of the many stories … Continue reading

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You

For a moment I felt you in my hands again But you slipped away like the wind, like the sand, like water For a moment, when I heard your voice again I felt as if I heard silence after all … Continue reading

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Bangalore Times: Bus Diaries

I was in Bangalore for a short course and spent most of my time travelling in the bus. The bus was pretty convenient, its just that 4 hours every day spent only in travel hurts a bit. But it also … Continue reading

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Screened – Short Story, Fiction

Dear Naina, We are pleased to inform you that you have been selected to participate in the SouthAsianYouthMeet, to be held in December. We look forward to having you with us and contributing with your ideas for a better world. … Continue reading

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