Dark Cousins, Fair Cousins

All gods in Indian mythology are either fair or dark. And they are related to each other. One god is an uncle of another, and a goddess the mother or mother-in-law of this or that god; it is a huge family up...

The 1978 Dilli Floods

There was something called desh, kal, patra after all! People could only live in their own space and in their own time, at any given moment!

Again

Telugu original: Chandra Kanneganti The evening was spread out against the cloudy skies as the shadows were getting longer. Both of them were walking next to each other on the road with a thick icy wall of air...

Mahasweta: A Mother’s Revolution

Oka Talli; A novel in Bengali by Mahaswetha Devi, Telugu translation by Surampudi Sitaram, Hyderabad Book Trust, (1983, 1998); Pages 141; Price Rs. 18-00 Mahasweta Devi, one of the most prominent writers of...

Of Dementia and Human Relationships: Girl in White Cotton

Caregiving is a complex and difficult task. It is nevertheless very important, more so in cases of diseases of the mind where memory, or the lack of it, plays an important role. Having been the primary...

Gurudutt: An Unfinished Story

  The International Suicide Prevention Day (September 10th)once again comes with a lot of unanswered questions and the gloom and sadness which many ignore to notice. Those who notice these questions are  not...

Ideas Multiply

Ideas fly around Like birds, instinctual, migrating from lands beyond. They breed, nest and fly back, on papers and computer monitors. He was from another land, A young engineer finding his feet In the hotel...

English Articles

Dark Cousins, Fair Cousins

All gods in Indian mythology are either fair or dark. And they are related to each other. One god is an uncle of another, and a goddess the mother or mother-in-law of this or that god; it is a huge family up there in...

Again

Telugu original: Chandra Kanneganti The evening was spread out against the cloudy skies as the shadows were getting longer. Both of them were walking next to each other on the road with a thick icy wall of air...

Mahasweta: A Mother’s Revolution

Oka Talli; A novel in Bengali by Mahaswetha Devi, Telugu translation by Surampudi Sitaram, Hyderabad Book Trust, (1983, 1998); Pages 141; Price Rs. 18-00 Mahasweta Devi, one of the most prominent writers of 20th century...