The Man Running Across the Road

My homoeopathic chamber is opposite to the Familia School gate, on the other side of the busy road linking northern districts to Kolkata. Just a few steps away to the west, stands the gate of the River Research Institute. When I started the chamber...

All Is Fair In Love And Hate !

Sarala stood leaning over the small rustic gate watching the retreating figure of her aunt as she walked down the road in the direction of the market and the shops. She remembered there was much to do in the kitchen since the tiffin-wala would be...

The foresaken maid

The helpless beggar woman  Ramia was lying on foot pavement on a busy streetr near a temple. She was some what sick and unable to move. Some kind person had covered her with a blanket, which was only help in chilly weather. she ate what...

The mystery of honest officer

An exemplary honest employee  Ram Niwas Verma was working as head clerk in a Uttar Pradesh Government office for many years. This was surprising as nobody would normally remain posted in such a sensitive post  for a long time. But he was...

Happy when away from Home!

Ram Ratan visits his distant nephew's home  Ram Ratan was a widower and issueless. He had retired recently. Being free from all worldy worries, he spent his post retirment days making friends on Facbook. One day he got friend request from...

Yamuna’s tale As she looked around her , Yamuna noticed that the usually lax and inattentive office boy was tidying his shirt sleeve and adjusting his chair and generally being very alert. Even the others seemed to be more alert and busy with...

Agatha Christie - 3 stories and reviews

Introduction Agatha Christie needs no introduction to those who love to read fiction. She is the most read authoress across the world even to this day . Her novels and plays have become immensely popular all over the world. She was born in...

A funny incident

"Ahh!! these mosquitoes....." mumbled Mr. Desai. It had been 16 hours since Kailash Apartment suffered  a major power cut causing great inconvenience to its dwellers. With no electricity it seemed that life had come to a halt for everyone and...

The Miser Mahajan

Ram moneylender was a miser. One day while returning home he was thinking that his son and wife spend a lot of money. If he stayed out of the house for a long time they will turn him into a poor man. They will stay at home the whole day and will...

A man with two lives

Drowning man saved  There was a big gathering at Drupadi Ghat on Ganges river at Allahabad. Many were worshiping in the Hanuman temple after taking holy dip in the river. Men, women and children were enjoying boating and swimming....

Engineer's infidel wife and milkman

Colleague complains to engineer  Harish Yadav was a civil engineer in Public works Department in Jharkhand state.  He was truly successful and happy in all respects. He had been married just six months back. He lived alone with Radha,...

The King crazy for fame

In a village there was a king. He had a beautiful palace. He was a richer than most other kings. He had two sons. He was too desirous of fame. He had not much knowledge. He was a fool. He spent all the money inherited from his ancestors for...

The naughty school boys

The call letter  Hari was in a very joyous mood. He had graduated in education just a few months back. He was idle and also needed money for his day to day expenses. He felt that he was grown up and educated. So, he was shy of getting pocket...

The cigarette taster

Fall in turnover and profits of ABC Tobacco Limited  ABC Tobacco Limited was principal manufacturer of various brands of cigarettes in Happy Land. The company's turnover and profits were highest in the industry. But there were disheartening...

Journey Into The Past !

A Journey It was chaos and noise as usual at the weekly meeting with Mrs Saliyan speaking loudly at the top of her voice about her daughter in law to Indu , who was trying hard to listen to her and trying to concentrate on what was being discussed...

My dream about the distant planet

We live on earth and we are very much accustomed about the surroundings of the earth and its living beings. I often dream about the planet earth. Though there are many other planets in this solar system, still I dream about our planet in which we...

Unmarried wife

Man is a peculiar animal. Sometimes, a pauper feels that, he is the emperor of the world. Sometimes, he has everything in his own destiny, but still not satisfied with it and feels lonely and deserted. His mind is searching for more. One day, a...

The old book

"Aaaachooo...", sneezed Mr. Dayal as he cleared off the dust from the shelves.Since the past twenty minutes he had been searching for a book. At the age of 65, with rickety eyesight, his love for books had not receded. A devoted reader since...

The search for excellence

She has been running from her life. She is not alone but the worldly maters fail to understand her and she want an escape route, and want to stay away from society. She knows they will not let her leave a really smooth and happy life. They are...

My first day at school

Introduction It is quite natural to remember the first day at school, as it was very special moment for us. It is the dream of every parent to see their child going to school. My parent also did the same. However, my mother first decided to send...

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