Beauty lies in the eyes of….

Beauty lies in the eyes of….

Ohhhhhh…!! Gasped the onlookers, looking at the newborn… The depressed face of the husband, the sideward glances from the friends, the tch-tch sounds from the in-laws, the sympathetic looks from the nurses, and a pat on the shoulder with a clenched jaw from the doctor said it all. But the love seeped in a mother’s [...]

Judge Me Not, Sister…

Judge Me Not, Sister…

‘What a bitch!’ thought the mum of three, adjusting her crumpled dupatta haphazardly, trying despairingly to discipline her children, as she gave her slim, well-groomed neighbour entering the lift, a head-to-toe sideways glance, and flashed her a plastic smile. ‘She must think I look so frumpy’, she sighed... ‘What a bitch!’ thought the smart-looking woman, [...]

Sweet Revenge

Sweet Revenge

‘Congratulations, Sir! As requested by your wife, your entire amount of the joint account has been transferred to Prevention of Women’s Domestic Abuse Charity. I must say, that is an extremely generous act on your part. It is rare to find people like you these days’ said the bank manager as he disconnected the call. [...]

Justice isn’t always blind…

Justice isn’t always blind…

IPS Officer Nair signed the orders for probe into Union Minister of Agriculture, a man most people would dare not speak against, much less investigate. He was known to be powerful and perilous. ‘This could potentially be your last probe,’ warned the colleagues. ‘Why do you have to do these things?’ pleaded the family members. [...]

He Always Protected Her….

He Always Protected Her….

‘She is pregnant again??!! Ask her to abort it! Must be a girl again!’ scowled Rani’s mother-in-law. Already a mother of 2 girls, Rani shuddered inside, thinking about the fate of her unborn. The ultrasound scan in evening at a dark illegal clinic revealed twins- a girl, and a boy…both intertwined by the umbilical cord, [...]

TEACHER’S APPROVAL…

TEACHER’S APPROVAL…

She was shy, timid nine year old girl, no one noticed her existence. He was the most popular boy in class, apple of everyone’s eye. She topped the exam, he complained that she cheated. His friends gathered around consoling him, jeering her for hurting their favourite boy. Scared, sad and hurt, she searched for an [...]

The Little Girl Who Screamed ‘No’!

The Little Girl Who Screamed ‘No’!

Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Siyona. Siyona was a very happy, skippy and cheerful girl. She loved the smell of freshly baked cake, dancing in the rain and laughing at the silliest of things. One day Siyona’s mum told her that a close friend of her father was in town, [...]