Short Stories #8 Limits

He asked the autowallah to take them to Maroosh Cafe, which was hardly two kilometers away. The autowallah promptly asked for 100 bucks which Karunesh bargained down to 40. They hopped in, reached the destination and found the cafe to be closed. Farzyn asked the autowallah to take a u-turn and take them to a... Continue Reading →


Short Stories #7 Ola

Old age wasn't really bad for him. He had his own room, good food to eat, decent clothes to wear and a loving wife. What he didn't have was the option to see his elder brother, at his ready will. If only, he could drive or his sons could take out time to take him... Continue Reading →

Short Stories #6 Sweet War

She looked at the clock and realized that it will be another one hour before Rana arrives. She wanted to serve him dinner before going to sleep. After all, she made Rana's favorite sweet today - kheer. Rana entered in exactly 59 minutes, tired and exhausted, as usual. Even before she could mention the kheer,... Continue Reading →

Short Stories #5 Dear ex

I miss you, every time I am on the dance floor, every time I have a pizza and every time I iron my clothes. I think about you almost every third day. A lot of these times, I wonder how you are, what you are doing and why you would never try to get in... Continue Reading →

Short Stories #4 The Pandit

She was worried about her daughter who just ended a toxic relationship. She had faith in her daughter's ability to find another mate but was concerned about the relationships reaching their logical end. So, she took the next logical step of consulting a universal SME aka Pandit. The Pandit quelled all her fears citing favorable... Continue Reading →

Short Stories #3 Hurt

She never objected to the number of girls he dated. Perhaps, it was the distance they had traveled together, which kept her going. But today, she was hurt! . . . . . . . . . . .   . PS: 20K strong. Goes to workshop tomorrow :/

Short Stories: #2 The Diary

He loved it at first glance, the beautiful cover, just the right size, perfect page thickness and of course bought with love! She switched worlds, but the diary stuck by. In the end, only the diary knew what they should have known.

Short Stories: #1 Gone Girl

October 2014 She was sweet, intelligent and different, nowhere close to ordinary. How could he have said no for a movie? So, they took a cab to PVR Plaza, CP where he had booked corner seats, obviously, without keeping her in the know. She whispered in his ear that her friends see stark similarities between... Continue Reading →

What sets a Doctor apart?

Oh, this sounds like a typical Quora post, but let's try to jot it down here, quickly. Um, so, I am not particularly fond of doctors but I do admire their work and 'patience' (while they handle incessant patients). Anyway, since birth, I have come across many doctors and after today's visit, I realized that... Continue Reading →

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