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The Maharaja’s Expenditure

On 8th October 2020, the Tata group won the bid for Air India for Rs.18000 crores, a far cry from the Rs.2.5 crores, at which it was sold to the Jawaharlal government. Ahh, forgive me, where are my missing manners?… Continue Reading →

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A War Within

Our fates intertwined through wedlock, Married life with a soldier, no cakewalk. Adorning the hats of both a mother and a father, Remember, we have now and always got each other.   Tales of your valour, the kids’ beloved story,… Continue Reading →

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Of Lost Stories and Missed Trains

TRIGGER WARNING: This article contains instances of extreme violence associated with The Partition of India and Pakistan, reader discretion is advised. We returned home from the Gurudwara. I headed towards my room and plopped onto the bed,  shot my head… Continue Reading →

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For My Teacher

I was astray and in darkness, wandering around When you unshackled the beam of light within me You were a prism that deflected me into a new realm Brought out a spectrum of colors I was ignorant of   I… Continue Reading →

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Pandora’s Box

      If you are given a box, and you do not know what it contains, will you open it? If someone tells you that it is empty and asks you not to open it, will you still do… Continue Reading →

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Rosy Retrospection

As you read this, picture yourself back in the 1970s. You would be getting ready to catch your college bus as golden rays light up your open veranda. Your grandpa would be strolling on the balcony reading the newspaper. Everyone… Continue Reading →

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Tomorrow’s yesterday

[TRIGGER WARNING] The following article portrays drug usage, bombings and death which is potentially distressing. It’s been a year since I have seen a ray of sunlight. I sometimes forget if I finished my meals because of the drugs I… Continue Reading →

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Indian who “unofficially” made it to space

While great space giants like Elon Musk and Richard Branson are sweating blood to launch rockets for greater causes, this rural kid from India has managed to secretly launch himself to space with no authorization. There’s no way you know… Continue Reading →

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From A Jew Who Did Not Make It

[Trigger Warning] The following reading contains potentially distressing information about murders, violence, and brutality in relation to Nazi practices. Reader discretion is advised.   Have you heard of me? Of course, you haven’t. I am neither a Jew who survived… Continue Reading →

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A Head Full Of Dreams

In a world of change, the only thing constant is the effort to make a difference. While we all desire to be our finest selves, the path to being better is a rocky road. There are some days where we… Continue Reading →

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Four Paws and a Heart

Love is unconditional. It’s received and given in many forms, but it’s said that the truest of love is when it’s without any limitations. A love for caring about others without demanding much for yourself. The love of acceptance and… Continue Reading →

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A Note to the Alive

As I take a stroll in the graveyard observing my funeral, I find a few crying and the other meticulously bored by the doings. Yet it feels so light, death actually took away the pain of my congenital disease. But… Continue Reading →

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Aiding Tibet

Disclaimer: The facts mentioned in this article may vary with the actual ones. “To conquer oneself is a greater victory than to conquer thousands in a battle.” – Dalai Lama The second world war reached its final stage in 1945,… Continue Reading →

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Why We Read

As kids, we dreamt of a magical land away from home filled with candies and games and sweets and all things wonderful. We wished for a portal in our midst so as to escape and never come back. But as… Continue Reading →

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What Makes A Survivor

Stories are written by the survivors. But what did they do to survive? How did they survive? And what stories do they have to offer? Now to understand a survivor we need to break them down first. See what they… Continue Reading →

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Slave of the Troy

The left side of my jaw was throbbing with pain and I could feel the metallic taste of blood in my mouth. I was standing on the dais with bonded hands and dishevelled clothes stained with blood from my injured… Continue Reading →

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Chanakya : the most famous chapter

“A man is great by deeds, not by birth” “Keep your friends close and enemies closer” Most of you might’ve come across these quotes before. If you haven’t, these were quoted by the brilliant thinker Chanakya. These are just two… Continue Reading →

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