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The Bitter Truth

I was standing near a metro station for the last forty-five minutes. Lekha was late as usual. I have been calling her continuously, but have not been able to connect with her. Probably, she was in the metro. I was quite feeling tensed since this was not our usual romantic meeting. I could apprehend that something was coming my way. Lekha had been going through a very rough phase of her life for the last couple of months. Things were […]

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Thembi

Thembi sat in her room, eyes gazed outside the window at the far-away hills. Everything looked different. She didn’t find meaning in life. Since her car accident, she has always isolated herself. It shattered her dreams and doomed her netball career.   “How long will you torture yourself, my child? What happened was not your fault. Look, It’s not the end of the world. Staying indoors will depress you. How about we take a walk, you will feel better,” Aunt Nkele […]

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The never-ending wait-The conclusion

I soon started enjoying my stay since I was getting lots of spectacular snapshots. I even clicked a few snaps of Dipti and Mrs.Dutta and promised them that I will send them the pictures via post after I develop my film in Kolkata. Mrs. Dutta also chatted with me a lot. I soon understood that she was quite worried about her daughter’s future. Dipti was quite reluctant to marry as she did not want to leave her mother alone. But […]

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The never-ending wait :The beginning

Atin was a professional photographer and has worked with numerous reputed international agencies. He has restricted his work off late since his body has failed to cope up with the perils of intermittent sojourns. He has been blessed with a very eventful life. Today he has planned to pen down a heart-wrenching incident which had occurred about twenty years back. He now opened the pages of a diary and began writing… I don’t exactly recall the year of occurrence. I […]

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SILENT LOVER EPISODE 1

EPISODE 1 SHIMLA Mornings in Shimla are always magnificent and serene. Sun peeping out and spreading its rays all around through the mountains is a favorite scene of all the painter to sketch it down on the canvas. Shimla is the city full of life always busy with tourists, students, local crowds. The hustle bustle on the ridge never fails to attract the attention of tourists. The splendid aura of Shimla is always ready to witness the love stories of […]

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The Predestined Incident

The headlights of the car were breaking through the darkness of the night. Sneha was looking through the glass. She was accompanied by the cameraman and her colleague. The driver was chatting to keep himself awake. It was past midnight. Sneha’s husband Ashish had already called her twice. Asish was quite worried. Sneha did not anticipate that it would get this late. They had gone to the neighboring state to cover a political meeting. Sneha was a senior journalist of […]

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Dark Hour Dissipate

Poverty came into Fred’s life uninvited.It has been one problem after the other since the death of his father. Being an elder son in his family, Fred had no choice but to leave high school. His friend,John faced the same dilemma.The scarcity of jobs left both families starving. One morning, a food fight erupted among Fred’s younger sisters over the little leftovers. The scene left him heartbroken since all his relatives refused to help. Pawning some of the furniture was […]

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Down the memory lane – The conclusion

I was starting to ignore him since I felt much better taking with other friends since Arnab’s only topic of discussion was about us and our bonding. He even started performing antics like feigning sudden illness to grab my attention. But I could see through his tricks I did not pay much heed to his behavior. Nonetheless, his behavior was surprising me every day . He hardly participated in other topics like sports, cinema, etc like my other batchmates. It […]

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Down the memory lane Part-2

I should have told her earlier but to be very frank I had completely transported his memories to the oblivion. I admitted that I was recalling our good old college days. We soon returned to our hotel where we met Arnab with whom I introduced Malini and Nil. They exchanged courteous smiles and soon we were off to our room. I took a bath but the glimpses of the past started haunting me. Maybe I could have dealt with the […]

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HOUSE WIFE EPISODE 10

Next morning Sia and Rishab were sitting in there garden and having their morning tea. “ Yesterday this garden was full of liveliness and today there is silence all around”, said Rishab. “Yes everyone enjoyed the party very much and food was also very good”, said Sia excitedly. “Mummy-Papa ,Mummy-papa”, yelled Ananya and Mananya excitedly and came running towards their parents and hugged their parents. All of them started talking about the party. There was a smile on Sia’s face. […]

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