Swiping away on my phone playing a popular game, I was sitting in the metro train. It was peak office hours and the coach was crammed. Out of the corner of my eye, I noticed a young lady gesturing to the passenger sitting next to me. If she said something, I didn’t hear. Partly because […]

I salute the deity before beginning, I salute mother earth, for the strength I derive from her, I salute my guru for all the knowledge I inherit. I help protect the innocent from savages, And heal the victims of ravages. Over the ages, I have travelled across the seas, And been nurtured by different cultures. […]


Wishing you a very Happy Independence Day. Jai Hind!

You put in all your efforts, I smile ’cause I’m impressed. That is what you think. To you, I am always pretty. But it’s not because of you, That is my ill fate. You wait for me to blossom, And at just the right time, Cut me off my stem. You give me sparkles, A little water to […]


It’s well past 10:00 pm. I have to get up early tomorrow morning to get to work. My father nudges me more than a few times. I need to rest my weary eyes. Roger Federer is struggling in his quarterfinal match against Stanislas Wawrinka. ‘Not again!’ I say to myself. Is he going to miss […]

Upon entering Rajon ki Baoli

It was in the first week of March, late in the afternoon. Winter was receding and the weather was just perfect for going monument hunting. Before leaving, we ran a quick search on the internet. A map in hand, we got off at the Qutab Minar Metro station and walked along the road. After about fifteen minutes, we […]


We hereby declare the 2014 Great Indian Political Circus, open

The world watches as the largest democracy begins it largest ever electoral exercise. Today, my dear friends, we decide the future of country. Go on! Show off you ink-stained index finger.


Thunder was also so excited. He came storming into the city almost every single day. He hugged every tree, and shook hands with every single branch. It was embarrassing to see so many leaves falling for him! I have told him to control himself, but when has he ever listened to a small bug!




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