In Two Minds #SundayPhotoFiction

This summer he had planned to take a vacation. Inspector Aditya Sharma was looking intently at the brochure of the holiday resort. “Price looks affordable, I wish I could go” thought Sharma, “but this job with police department is like a boa constrictor, it does not let you go once it has you in her... Continue Reading →

Cornered #SundayPhotoFiction

"Hello inspector," Sandhya sounded confident and assertive, "what is so urgent? I told you everything earlier, I have nothing more to add." Sandhya was different from men and women inspector Sharma routinely interacted with. She had an air that suggested that she was coming from well to do family. During her chat at Sailen’s party,... Continue Reading →

Faith #FridayFictioneer

“Did you know Mita is living in the same city as you are?” a friend informed him over the phone, “every Friday she walks from metro station to the synagogue.” “From Kochin to Canada!” Samir wondered as he parked his car,“ Mita has come a long way; all god’s will!” Samir Sheikh and Mita Cohen... Continue Reading →

Zamindar #BlogchatterA2Z

Singh family, is considered a true blue blood in this town. Earlier times, they used to own a lot of land and had a haveli. Locals would address them as Raja saheb. In olden days, Royal family would throw party at their pleasure palace outside the town during important festivals like holi, diwali and new... Continue Reading →

Be Like a Cactus #BlogchatterA2Z

Opportunities were scarce in Ranipura, the small town where Samsher Singh was born and raised. Sunburnt and dusty landscape did not allow anything to grow, except thorny bushes. State highway that ran from north to south touched Ranipura. The highway seemed to be the only connection with the world outside. Ranipura town, with a population... Continue Reading →

Safe House

Locals call it “hana bari” or haunted house. It was standing alone in an isolated location. There were wild shrubs growing all around it along with tall trees. “This is it, this is the safe house, Shibu.” “Safe house! This looks like a haunted house to me.” “Look this place is isolated; not many people... Continue Reading →

Systematic Emasculation

Long time back I watched a movie titled Ardh Satya. In the movie, a police officer, played by late Om Puri, arrested a few local area goons. Officer was asked to visit home of local politician, played by Sadashiv Amrapurkar. Politician also happened to be local area don. Arrested goons were his men. In don's... Continue Reading →

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