Subhas Chandra Bose is one of the towering figures of the freedom movement. The fact that he differed from Gandhi and Nehru is well known and documented, but what is not well known is whether he died in 1945 or escaped to some other destination....

Rape from the Bible and the Puranas

Rape is nothing new and is one of the oldest crimes known to man. It stems from a desire for sexual intercourse with a prized girl or woman or simply the gratification of desire of a carnal nature with any available woman. Thus we have rapes of...

Guru Nanak was born in 1469 and died at the age of 70 in 1539. Guru Nanak's life is well documented and there are records in the Babur nama which chronicle a meeting between him and the Mughul emperor Babur before the first battle of Panipat...

India is home to great literature and two of the greatest epics originated from the sub-continent. They are the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. The Mahabharata is the more voluminous tome and also covers the entire gamut of human emotion. It portrays...

  Bhai Bidhi Chand is an important man in Sikh history. Over a period of time many legends have been built around his name, but there is no doubt he was a very brave man.  Bhai Bidhi Chand was a Hindu from the Chinna caste and was born...

The Mahabharata is one of the oldest epics ever written. Experts are of the opinion that perhaps it was written around 4500 BC. This epic predates the Iliad and the Odessey by at least a few centuries. Like the Greek epics the Mahabharata also...

I love to write on contentious topics.  here is a idea that germinated in my mind after reading the translation of the Mahabharata by C Rajagopal Chary. This is a very graphic account of the Mahabharata, which is essentially an account of a...

Horses and Slaves

Pradoshapuram is the name of that village. The village has several stories to tell you, especially those praising the glory of traditions. Beautiful twilights blossomed there regularly. After the dusk, dark nights guarded the village. The nights...

The Curse; and the Shadows of Fantasy!!

The Oracle’s house became crowded. Anxiety spread around the pedestal of the basil plant. Shadows of question-marks hung under the blossomed Golden Shower tree. The progenies of fear stood breathlessly near the stone walls. The Oracle was sitting...

True Love Transcends Death

Pandavas lost everything after the dice play with Shakuni and were retired to forests as homeless refugees. This period of their life was filled with various interesting and informative incidents and tales. Great sages visited them and narrated...

Lovely Memories

Be happy with what you have Why repent for the past It was to happen, and so it has happened Always pray for the best.   Enjoy life to the most one can Jealousy may fall from heaven It's nature fate for one and all Tome goes on and...

In the female dominated island

Holiday trip to Europe  Rajesh Chaddha was a wealthy youngman. He had professional degree in engineering but chose to remain unmployed. He was too rich to seek job in any company. He was also not inclined to run own business. He had enough...

What matters most.

  As a person, I have never been at loss for words. If there is a discussion, chances are I would jump in. Being an opinionated person I find it very easy to speak my mind. Even if I get intimidated by someone or something, I would still have...

An Unusual Love Story

                                                            Arundhati Arundhati  is living...

PART 16 – Life takes another U-Turn Next day……That Tuesday! It changed Meera’s life forever. Like those cursed ‘Mangal’, it took everything from her life, even the last ray of hope which she kept aside. It was more shocking than what happened to...

PART 20 – Meera made some strong decisions Now Meera’s mind stood somewhere and she was able to take some decisions of her own. ‘If Hari is OK and nothing is there in his mind, is it not wise I too move away with my life’She sat beneath the stars...

Raju gets job in a distant island   Raju was only son of his parents. He had good academic record. He passed M. Sc.  in First Dovercroivision topping the university. He applied for job in many universities and colleges.  One day, he...

Life in distant planet

John selected for Mars mission   John was a well built youngman in early thirties, employed in the U.S. Air Force. One day, he got thrilling news that he had been selected as a team member for journey to Mars. Obviously, he was very happy. He...

CONTINUE READING.... REFER THE LINK BELOW TO READ FROM BEGINNING PART 8 - A new surprise beginning of the Old phase “Ok, let us start right now”, Hari came and sat near Meera in the afternoon soon after the lunch. “What?” Meera pretended as she...

AUTHOR’S NOTE STRAIGHT FROM HEART Now I am feel as if I am standing at the top of Mount Everest. It’s something like a dream come true. I wrote a Malayalam novel and titled it ‘Mattoru Meerayay’ (which literally means – As another Meera), years...

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