Ideological Battle #FridayFictioneer

“Sir you have to stop this party,” said the police man looking at the decorations. A real estate tycoon had organised a poolside party after winning a court battle against building a multistorey paid sports complex. “On what ground officer?” asked the host, “we have won the case fair and square!” “A stay order has... Continue Reading →

Woods #SundayPhotoFiction

The neighborhood got its name from the park. Locals used to call it the park facing colony. Park had tall trees. In the spring season, arrival of flowers would set the trees on fire. The trail below will also be covered with the carpet of red color. When he was a kid he would go... Continue Reading →

Desert Plant, an E-Book #BlogchatterEbook

This year I participated for the first time in A2Z blogging challenge in the month of April. Amid hectic activity of submitting one post daily and reading posts of others, came the proposal of converting these posts into an e-book. Desert Plant is the outcome of this effort. As the name suggests, plants that grow... Continue Reading →

Birthday #CarrotRanch

“So the big day is here!” asked a friend, “ isa gala celebration on the cards?” “Celebrate ageing!” Shefali wondered, “earlier a birthdays ushered in anticipation of impending adulthood and glimpses of independence; now birthdays have become just another number.” Crossing thirty, Shefali wished she was a teenager again when life was more colorful and... Continue Reading →

Godsend #TellTaleThursday

I do not like to drive at night, fearful of unforeseen eventualities. Who knew trouble was waiting for me in broad day light under the bright sun! I was driving on the highway on a summer afternoon under the blazing sun. Air conditioner was not able to cool the interior. All of a sudden a... Continue Reading →

Isolation #FridayFictioneer

The man got dressed and sat outside in the balcony. For the last so many years he has been following this routine of eating his breakfast. He was aware that people are brought to watch the likes of him. Infact, he had gotten used to this exhibition, as long as viewers stayed far away. The... Continue Reading →

Pray For A Wishbone #ThreeBones

This week, the Indispire prompt asks, what do you need to be successful in life? This is an important question. Success is defined by different parameters by different people. It is important to know if we want material success or grow as a human being. When I was growing up in West Bengal, being a... Continue Reading →

Path Breaking #SundayPhotoFiction

“I want our country to move forward in science and technology field,” thundered the education minister, “create state of the art centres of excellence that thinks a decade ahead of the rest of the world. Funding is no object. Leader of science and technology arena today will dominate the world in coming years.” Chief scientific... Continue Reading →

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