The pentograph was cutting the full moon at bizarre angles as the train sped by on a Sunday night. The wind had been left damp and cold by the surprising November showers. I was returning from a friend’s place after a rejuvenating weekend and the local seemed unusually empty till I realized that it was […]

Heaven’s A Lie

It’s another tequila sunrise Starin’ slowly ‘cross the sky, said goobye He was just a hired hand Workin’ on the dreams he planned to try The days go by Ev’ry night when the sun goes down Just another lonely boy in town And she’s out runnin’ ’round She wasn’t just another woman And I couldn’t […]

The Day Merit Died

“To, The entire Alumni Community of IITs and IIMs Is the new generation responsible for the atrocites laid upon a certain section of the society, on the basis of caste, several decades ago? Should the generations to come suffer from the same fate that the section of society called OBCs suffered then? If this is […]

Down with Arjun!

“These are the old days,The bad days,The all or nothing days. They’re back.There’s no choice left… …. Its blood for blood and by the gallon. And thus goes Marv from Sin City. If only the same would apply to the situation here. Maybe it would if all were to wake up. The people of India […]

End of Days

A solemn cloud floats in the distance as if orphaned from the rest of the clan. The branches chatter away in unspoken words as the wind blows south. I stare out from the third floor of my hostel as the last evening trudges its way past the dusk. And I want to live through it […]

The Boob Tube

“I think there must be hundreds of people who rant about the sad state of Indian television. All it does is subject you to abject and mindless family politics and melodrama which can make you choke over and over again. Stereotype would be a highly understated adjective for these TV serials. There might another school […]