Friendship but not with regret

Messages will fly off the phones, facebook updates will be full-on, FM radio will be abuzz with dedications and malls will be abundant with them. Friendship Day is back. I don’t remember exactly when I began observing this day. For sure it’s not been more than 5-6 years. But perhaps it stuck the metros first... Continue Reading →

Watching history with World Cup

I’m writing this just minutes after India has won the 2011 ICC World cup. I’m not a cricket crazy Indian in the typical sense. There are times when I don’t even remember that there is a match for India against some team and there are times when I don’t bother about the final status of... Continue Reading →

In search of Ganga

I had boarded the Tamil Nadu express at 10pm. My break was over and I was headed towards my college. “Are you going to Delhi?” I asked him. He laughed at my question and climbed on to the upper berth and went off to sleep. I had always wanted to know what prompted foreigners to... Continue Reading →

Caught in a dichotomy

Claimer: To say that characters in this piece are purely fictitious would be a big lie. Any resemblence to people living or dead is purely purposeful. There are times when emotions surge with multiple components in them, such that it often becomes difficult to find out their exact nature. “One feels sad when your best... Continue Reading →

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