The Love-Hate Relationship

The sea was bright blue and the naval officer sat in his cabin. India was safe as long as there were soldiers like him, for he was brave, smart, and strong. He had a strong passion and felt a strange closeness to the sea since he was a boy. It was a love-hate relationship. He … Continue reading The Love-Hate Relationship

The Spicy Cake

In one of the poorer areas of Bengaluru lived a 25-year-old man. That day, he woke up as usual at the crack of dawn. “Trimurthi Iyengars Bakery” read the sign just next to his bedroom window, which he saw every morning when he opened the window. He lived in a small room above the bakery, … Continue reading The Spicy Cake

Being secular and liberal

India is a land of varied cultures. Lot of people with different beliefs, different cuisines and dressing styles, festivals and languages, etc. We love to say this. But the sad part is that India is the only place where secularism and liberalism are replaced by Anti Hindu behavior. The only country in the world where … Continue reading Being secular and liberal

The Man With Everything But Nothing

The concert was over. Several Muggle and Magical Press Reporters alike were crowding around Mr. McConnel who was giving out signed autographs. “I am from Times Now, the Best Selling Newspaper in Europe!” a Muggle Reporter was saying. “Daily Prophet!” Screamed another, and the muggles jeered. But McConnel seemed to understand. He raised a hand … Continue reading The Man With Everything But Nothing

The Hiking Gone Haywire

Keshav had had a sleepless night yet again. It was a rainy morning and he sat on his bed, dark circles under his eyes. He felt that nothing could possibly cheer him up. He was facing the prospect of a dull school assignment and the upcoming mid term examinations. On top of that, he had … Continue reading The Hiking Gone Haywire

Dudley Attends Hogwarts: A Harry Potter fanfiction

“Dursley, Dudley!” called McGonagall. Dudley slowly walked up to the stool and put the sorting hat. A minute later, the hat screamed “Gryffindor!” Dudley spent most of his first year making friends with the likes of Malfoy but soon realized that Malfoy was a racist bully. He goes back to Harry who, at this time … Continue reading Dudley Attends Hogwarts: A Harry Potter fanfiction

School vs work

We have all been there, done that. Being children and being unable to wait to grow up. Growing up and wanting to be kids again! Here’s the difference in your thoughts and actions when you’re studying versus when you’re working. This is a short but fun-to-read article that will take you back to your school … Continue reading School vs work

Prom Night In a School In India

“Okay, students!”, cried the class teacher, “The prom night is on Friday!” A cheer erupted among the tenth-grade students as their class teacher said those words. At the first bench to her right sat a charismatic young girl with jet black hair and brown eyes. She was the class leader, Natasha. She was elated and … Continue reading Prom Night In a School In India

Your Teenage Years Vs. Your Twenties

Your teenage years are so different from what you'll be in your twenties. Here are some fun comparisions for you to take a look at. Have fun! Getting late 15- Mom! Five more minutes! I can bunk a few classes. 25- Five more minutes, Mom! Hang on! I live alone and I'm getting late already!! … Continue reading Your Teenage Years Vs. Your Twenties

Feminism- The Real vs The Fake

You must’ve heard of feminism unless you’re living under a rock. Let’s get started with a bit of history, shall we? For centuries, women have suffered under patriarchy, societal pressures, and male dominance. Limited freedom, spending their entire lives indoors, having to listen to other males, and suppressing their own feelings. They weren’t allowed to … Continue reading Feminism- The Real vs The Fake