No more charades-Part 4

Started at (K)nighted Men-Part 1 Contd from He dies a natural death-Part 3 “Ahha. Now we have a case! Ram Lal wrap up the report and send the body to postportem,” and with these words Salim sauntered out of the room. *** The photograph was missing. But the...

He dies a natural death-Part 3

Started at (K)nighted Men-Part 1 Contd from Many ways than one-Part 2 “Barkhudar woh chai ayee,” he suddenly shouted out. *** “He dies a natural death.” The message stared back at him. The barking dog outside, now reduced to a whimper. And the...

Many ways than one- Part 2

Started at (K)nighted Men-Part 1 It was probably close to three a.m when she heard the news. She had been staring at the the ceiling contemplating her exit options. Ends seem so funny though. Just when they come true. She had a soft hint of smile on her face when she...

(K)nighted Men-Part 1

He had created an empire out of nothing. Bricks and cements raise buildings, but businesses need passion, emotions. In his case he had done nothing but deal in people’s emotions. Tomorrow was going to be just another day in Rehan’s life. Another milestone, another...

Back to this war

“But I will love you,” words she could not bring herself to say. It has now been ten years to that that fateful rainy afternoon. With a bag in hand and a ticket in pocket he had come to say goodbye to her. “It might be another six months before I can...

How Robin Williams made me find love

I am always trying to locate someone in the crowd I can talk to. Someone who finds peace in my smiles and decides to sit beside me for just a cup of tea. But at sixty and seven more added to it, finding friends is the hardest part for me. I have been meaning to tell...