Why I am sick of Indian Media

My interest in ‘news’ and the political events across India (and the world) is sporadic at best. Most times, I am off the radar – I hear everything I want to know through friends who are better-informed – until such time as something happens that prompts me to sit up …

Of Understanding a Joke

Today morning, on Whatsapp, I received one of those husband-wife jokes. Husband: I need one of those Diwali fire bombs. Wife: Why? Husband: Why, to break the laddus you made for Diwali! Every week, a few of these pop up in my Whatsapp inbox, and every time, I fail to …

Sirens Spell Danger

Sirens Spell Danger is my debut in the published world. It is an anthology of three crime thrillers in which the second …

Jahnavi

Writing a guest post, (I have been told), is a pleasure. Writing a guest post for The Fool, however, was a challenge. …

Naro Va Kunjaro Va

It was that time of our lives when Kartik had joined the gym. Now, Kartik has joined gyms several times so far, …

Bittersweet

This story is a belated entry for the edition 9 of Indian Fiction Workshop. The plot for this edition was given by …

Seven (Part II)

The first part of this story can be found here.  However, that is not how stories end, do they? And for our …

Seven (Part I)

The tiny hamlet of Ferbishire was waking up to another peaceful morning. It was the perfect weather – not so sunny as …