Keeping the Flame Alive
Keeping the Flame Alive             The Gupta’s house was finally silent.             “Are they asleep?” Malar asked as he took off his robe, waiting for his wife to come to bed.             “Yes,” Damayanti whispered and suddenly
Doll – Part Two
Doll – Part Two   Isha had her eyes shut tight in irritation.  Her friend was possibly the densest person on earth.  Couldn’t Harshita see that she was only doing what was best for her?  Couldn’t she see that he
Birbal’s Khichdi
Akbar and Birbal are two most happening fantasy characters in Indian mythological arena. One of their most popular stories is Birbal’s Khichdi, which happens to be a standard for many. Jalal-ud-Din Muhammad Akbar a.k.a. Akbar was the Mughal emperor in
A Little Push Can Help ( Tamil Short Story)
A Little Push Can Help             “Karthik, I don’t think I can do this.”             Karthik sighed.  He and his friend had been through this many times before already.             “Of course you can, Prasanth,” he said. 
By the Lake ( Tamil Short Story )
By the Lake   Down by the lake, Kanthan told Kavitha that he loved her.  The lake was their favorite spot, and they had spent many afternoons there under the shade of the tree just sharing their hopes and dreams.
Friends and Adversaries
Friends and Adversaries   For as long as she can remember Abirami and Karthika have never gotten along.  They were neighbors and schoolmates, but they completely ignored one another whenever they would bump into each other in the streets or
Drought – Part One
Strengthened by the meager sip he took, Manas strapped the canteen more securely to his waist, intent on moving onward.  The sooner he reached their camp, the better.  He picked up the standard issue machine gun that he had dropped
Young Love (Tamil Short story )
Young Love:   When Siva and his friends would reminisce about their high school days, there was one particular girl that he’d always remember. The memory of her would always bring a smile to his face and, often, his heart
Through A Child’s Eyes
Through A Child’s Eyes   “Sumathi!  It’s time to wash the dishes!”   Little Sumathi gave a start as her mother’s impatient voice rang through their house.  Grudgingly, she discarded her rag doll and proceeded to the kitchen where her
Dutiful Daughter
Dutiful Daughter   “These are hard times, Kamya.”  Her parents would often say.   She knows the underlying meaning of that statement.  These are hard times, and therefore, everyone must pitch in to help out in the family’s financial burdens. 
Kannan and Ratha
  Kannan and Ratha are childhood sweethearts that have promised to remain faithful to one another for as long as they both shall live.  Theirs is a match made in heaven.  Their parents have been friends for a long time,
Is He Mine ( Tamil Short Story)
Is He Mine?             Abirami came running towards her husband, Rajan, “Wait.”             Rajan turned, an eyebrow raised in confusion.             “You left this,” Abirami pushed the small bag she was carrying to Rajan.             “What
The Four Friends
The Four Friends Long time ago, there was a place called Janakdham, which used to be lived by numerous families. The main source of livelihood in Janakdham was agriculture; perhaps, it was only source of food there. Four friends were
Among the Stars
Among the Stars   Kala lost her husband when she was only two months pregnant with their first child.  They had been married for a year when they found out she was pregnant.  They have been waiting for this precious
Sand and Stone
Short Story Sand and Stone  Two best friends were walking on a desert in search of some water, and a shadowed place to take the rest. At one place, they found some water, but that was too little for both