On Freedom in “Right” hands

You hoist our tricolour at the Red Fort. Twenty-one gunshots are fired in its honour. You step onto the dais to address the nation one last time in your tenure as Prime Minister. You speak proudly of your government, you announce your schemes and make your promises. The nation listens. Today is only the 25933rd... Continue Reading →

The ‘Others’

“All genders are equal, and some genders are not more equal than others." ~ George S.Orrywell  On a warm, splendidly depressing morning of my 12th grade boards, I sat in my car, amidst the grand chaos that is the Silk Board junction. If you are a Bangalorean, you would agree when I say, driving through... Continue Reading →

AGNI VARSHA : A PLAY BY ADA DRAMATICS

In a kingdom that has been ravaged by drought for years, a fire sacrifice is being carried out at the palace. But Lord Indra, the custodian of rains, isn't appeased. ‘Agni Varsha’, a tale from the epic Mahabharata, is based on the play ‘The fire and the rain’ by one of India's foremost playwrights, Girish... Continue Reading →

Aleppo, 2017

Brother, I am fire Surging under the ocean floor. I shall never meet you, brother-- Not for years, anyhow; Maybe thousands of years, brother. Then I will warm you, Hold you close, wrap you in circles, Use you and change you-- Maybe thousands of years, brother.                - Kin, Carl Sandburg I “It’s time to... Continue Reading →

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