Unsure #SundayPhotoFiction

Read : Police Calling The yellow kerosene canister was distracting Shalini. “Why is this can in a police station?” She was aware that the inspector was waiting for an answer. But she was not sure why the inspector had called her into the station. “Something happened to Shyam? Why Sailen is not here? It was... Continue Reading →

Welcome #Fridayfictioneer

In her well lit living room with big glass windows, Nirmala could not understand what made Bhola so afraid in such a beautiful setting. With little time at hand to engage in the flight of fantasy, Nirmala had work to do. Find a replacement for Bhola, find a school for her son and generally put... Continue Reading →

Police Calling #SundayPhotoFiction

“Come to the police station?”, the voice on the other side of the phone said, “inspector Sharma wants to talk to you.” Shalini was perplexed. How did her personal number reach a police man? “Who am I talking to?” asked Shalini as she tried to regain her composure, “Who is inspector Sharma? Why does he... Continue Reading →

Teachers in Short Supply #Teachers

This week Indispire debates if teachers of today be called untalented leftovers? I tend to agree with the motion. In our country and culture a teacher is equated with god. “Gururbrahma gururvishnuh, gururdevo maheshwarah, Guruhsakshat parabrahma, tasmai shrigurave namah.” Read : Teaching is an Exalted Profession A teacher is expected to show the path of... Continue Reading →

A Coat of Paint #CarrotRanch

There was agreement that the room needed a fresh coat of paint. Disagreement was on the choice of color. Daughter wanted a pink color. Mother wanted a yellow or a white, a color that was bright. Father preferred green, the color of almighty, but also a wanted consensus. As controller of purse string, father had hoped... Continue Reading →

Scared #FridayFictioneer

On her way home from the airport, Nirmala saw “Box Office” on the display board. Nirmala was happy that she had also booked an entry into her new home. Aware of the house’s past, Nirmala, like her husband Nikhil, was not overly concerned of the unseen presence. Soon, she would debunk the myth and strike... Continue Reading →

Family Business #SundayPhotoFi

  “Tring, tring, tring, tring,” Shalini was busy working in her father’s shop when her cell phone rang. She did not answer the unknown number, as she had no intention of talking to a stranger after a tiring day. Shalini has been working with her father complete his supply order of jackets for glass bottles.... Continue Reading →

Eager #CarrotRanch

  His life did not depend on it, but a news would have been welcome. It was nearly a month earlier, he had shared his resume. He was certain about his selection. Afterall, his resume was rich in qualification and relevant experience. He was certain that his pay package will see a significant jump. He had... Continue Reading →

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