Respect Them

Whatever I wrote till now, be it the short stories or the long articles, was always based on any past experiences or any of my observations. But this is really special. It is in recognition of someone who has done a lot for me; it is in recognition of the rightful place they deserve. Probably for the first time, I have moved beyond the IIT life and the JEE preparing days. This … [Read more...]

From High School-Seniors to Fachchas

I was walking towards the canteen in college and a guy came up to me and said, "excuse me, the seniors are calling you for an intro...”, I sighed and walked resignedly towards them remembering this time last year when I was the one asking newcomers in school for an intro. Every student in the world has to go through this phase : from being the rulers of the school to being the … [Read more...]

Evergreen Love

There are more than 6 billion faces on the earth and each one is unique. We meet people, remember them. Then, we meet new ones and forget the previous ones. But some stay engraved in your mind forever. This is about one such face. It has been almost five years since I last saw her. I don't know where she is, how she is, what she is doing, whether she is happy or not. In fact, I … [Read more...]

A Cocoon Broken & Butterfly Born…..

“Rita bhabi had called up, Nisha has got through NIFT” “Oh, that’s great!” “But bhabi said that she will do engineering” “That’s great too” “Even you could have done it, if only the media craze did not bite you” “Mom, dinner please” As I laid down that night I was taken back to the phase at my house around this time last year. The drama that unfolded then and when late … [Read more...]

Te Amo [1]

I've always been this way. This impish little boy, who was punished in the fifth grade for proposing to his classmate, lemme think, what was her name?? Yes, Akanksha . I had NOT expected her to go to our class teacher. I mean, fine you don't like me, but going to the teacher; that event had cost me my Appu Ghar trip. How I hated her for this!! Now we're good friends though!! … [Read more...]