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7 Days in Delhi: Day 7- Independence Day Celebrations

On our last night, my friends and I decided to take a walk around Connaught Place to find a restaurant where we could have a nice dinner. 553 more words


Ashwin Sanghi: one of the best-selling authors in India

This cover story was published in the first year anniversary edition of Storizen magazine. I hope you enjoy reading this.


The Author who writes for his soul! 587 more words



“Once upon a time in a country called India…” She paused and rubbed her severely wrinkled forehead. The children sat around her patiently. Everyone knew you couldn’t rush a story out of Dadi. 1,282 more words

Vayavya Issue 10: Monsoon

Vayavya is an online magazine out of the state of Jharkhand in eastern India. Their latest issue includes a couple of my poems. More Duke Ellington stuff and a quite flippant little poem about getting ready to leave the house. 78 more words

An afterthought

I wrote my last blogpost late Sunday night. When I woke up the next morning there was a niggling feeling of having missed something. When I had appreciated the action of Udi Segal, the Israeli boy who had refused to join the Army on principle, had I inadvertently belittled the youngsters that do join the Armed Forces? 239 more words


Vande mataram - a bouquet of haiku!

Vandemataram is not a slogan to be chanted, it was uttered by some of the most beautiful lips of this country to express their love for India. 25 more words

Sharmishtha Basu

As I celebrate Indian Independence Day in Oslo on August 15

 A slice of India in Scandinavia. A large number of Indians (mostly young professionals with their families) celebrated India at 68!

Women clad in traditional attire, mostly in beautiful elegant… 1,140 more words