I find stories that I like and then read them out to you in hopes that you'd like them too. Some of these are well known, others need some airing in the sun, so I draw them out.
Hindi Kahaniyan, har hafte...Yahan aur yahan bhi....
Love is a many-splendoured emotion! Lucky are those that find and stay in love. But what if you are told that you have no right to fall in love...not so much in words but by the unsaid restrictions that the world you live in / “samaaj” has put on you.
And what if love still steals its way into...
In this story set in the mid century, author Mannu Bhandari draws a sketch of a summer afternoon in a fancy New Delhi restaurant, with its live music and young lovers, bored middle aged people and young college girls, tasteless businessmen and their grovelling employees...all interrupted mid...
Qurratulain Haider or Aini aapa as she was known to her loved ones, made a distinctive place for herself among progressive writers. Her novel “Aag Ka Dariya”(River of Fire) was first published in Urdu in 1959, stretches from the 4th century BC to post partition India/Pakistan. It remains a...