She Got Cancer… But My life Ended!

She Got Cancer… But My life Ended!

There was a couple sitting in the cafe when I walked in. As the light was low, I didn't know who they were until the woman turned around, and I saw it was my wife. There she was… still as beautiful as that angel on the top of the Christmas tree, the first ray of [...]

Love you to moon and back…

Love you to moon and back…

She was the IAS daughter married into the IAS family. The cherished daughter-in-law, the trophy wife, the one they all couldn’t stop raving about. Then she got pregnant. She was pampered dime-a-dozen. After all, she was bearer of the next IAS heir. The day she gave birth was a warm sunny one. ‘It’s a girl!’ [...]

Elixir- A Book Review

Elixir- A Book Review

I had picked up Elixir from the New Delhi World Book Fair last year on a publisher friend’s recommendation. Post that, meeting Sinjini Sengupta on Women’s Day earlier this year and following her feed on social media, I knew this would be one powerful read but never imagined it to be ‘unputdownable’ ( yippee I [...]

Man, Machine, Madness

Man, Machine, Madness

It’s 2150 and a massive train approaches the platform. World is now run by machines. Humans are a species on brink of extinction – they did not use their bodies for the longest period so their size reduced till they became a race of dwarfs with heads too heavy to hold. Then one brilliant man [...]

Book Review – Naked Beneath the Midnight Sun (Olympia, UK) Kamalini Natesan

Book Review – Naked Beneath the Midnight Sun (Olympia, UK) Kamalini Natesan

Naked beneath the Midnight Sun is a Gen Z coming off age pop fiction of Suchu who moves to Norway to pursue higher education in a folk high school in Scandinavia, Norway. The story of Suchareeta speaks of her relationship with her parents, her time adjusting to the new country, her delight in the new [...]

Women Must Gain Equality By Rising To Their True Potential: IPS Vinita S

Women Must Gain Equality By Rising To Their True Potential: IPS Vinita S

What is the kind of strength that a woman needs, when she decides to become a police officer in a patriarchal country like ours? What all are the hardships she faces every single day? Where does she get that drive to try and make a difference? All this, and more was going on in my [...]

Book Review – The Forest of Enchantments

Book Review – The Forest of Enchantments

Since childhood, I have never been a big fan of Goddess Sita as a mythological character. Somehow she always seemed too much of a Miss Goody-Two-Shoes (Bhakts, don’t run to kill me yet! Read the review first!). The fiery Draupadi and the fierce Parvati who stood their own always seemed more attractive as Goddesses to [...]