“Don’t shoot the messenger!” “Who wants to? But what if they tinker with the truth?” “We live in the post-truth era. What is all this hullaballoo about truth? Whatever the media tells you is right.” “Bought media?” “Who do you think has not been bought? Don’t you do things for your boss that you don’t … Continue reading Post-truth


The old man

The capitol grew rank in the summer heat, the humid streets clogged with sweating tourists and rats. They were all trapped in the same hole, after the announcement of sensitive political changes. Rescue teams were awaited to carry the tourists back home. Further entry of tourists was blocked, and airlines were instructed to refund full … Continue reading The old man

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #100

1,2,3…… and here we reach 100.. 100 is not a great achievement, when I see the stalwarts on WordPress attracting a horde of writers every week. But, I take immense pride in reaching here. When I started, I had planned 10 challenges. I did not have more ideas at that point of time, and I … Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #100

3 Views in a Mirror

Watson :     A broken mirror leads to a horror story…. Onlooker :  It is just a smoking-friendly place. Sherlock:    Section 420 of Indian Penal Code covers offences relating to cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property. If I were you, I would try to decode the other two numbers.


The inspiring piece I choose from the Poetics Challenge at is Anniversary And we go on and on, neither sleeping nor awake, towards the meeting, unaware that we are already there.  That the silence is perfect, and that the flesh is gone. The call still is not heard nor does the Caller reveal his … Continue reading Beyond