On the cards

“Are the social media posts ready?” “Yes. Are you sure all should be released at the same time?” “Listen carefully now. The posts will be released from different accounts within an hour, and the team to engage on the posts needs to get active immediately. You will get the cue, as soon as news starts …

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The Ghost Train

I had the oddest feeling of apprehension as I entered the ghost train. Horror was a subject I had to tackle for the next TV show. Yet, horror was not new to me. The horror of surprises thrown by unexpected human conduct, the horror of being fleeced by the noblest medical profession in times of need and the …

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Dark secrets

The police was at the doorstep. He thought the matter had been closed la few weeks ago. “You are under arrest.” The tone was terse, and there was no other option than getting in the jeep with the police team. A few hours later…. “We have traced out deleted chats from a number which was …

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Mysterious Apple

The strangest thing happened as I walked into the theme park.  A larger-than-life apple was placed on the pathway. It looked like a replica or sculpture, so I clicked some pictures, and moved ahead. I stopped on hearing strange sounds emanating from my phone. “Release me. You have no rights to hold me captive. Aaaahhhh….” …

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Lockdown

“Nights and days are not very different since the lockdown happened. Shops supplying essential items open for four hours in the morning. Then, it is as bleak as you are seeing it now,” the cabbie was acting as a tourist guide,“BTW, Sir, what brings you to this place in these times? You will be quarantined …

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Fortune teller

“Is that you, Nostradamus?” “Unfortunately, yes … the world is not willing to forget me, though I’ve left it far behind.” “You left behind a lot of confusion. Tell me, dude, you spoke about earthquakes, increased use of technology, the economic crisis and global warming in 2020. How did you miss on mentioning the virus, …

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