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Stories August 28, 2015

One Rainy Evening – A #LoveInspiration Story

One Evening

Mia walked slowly on that mid-June evening, with clouds gathering and the wind picking up speed. Monsoon was expected, and the sudden change of weather did not bother anyone. In fact, the people of Mumbai were looking forward to it. Mia had left her office early that day. She had an appointment to keep. Till last week, she was a young, unmarried, carefree woman in her early thirties. She realized she could not be carefree anymore. What she was about…

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Stories July 9, 2015



A three sentence story It was a windy night, with the wind howling in the narrow streets and banging on grimy glasses of closed windows. The little child walked slowly through those narrow streets but her occasional sobs audible inside the homes with paper thin walls had no effect on the families inside, for food was scarce for their needs as well. No one saw the mad old lady living in a tent at the end of the street giving…

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Stories June 12, 2015

The love story that never was

Young Couple

“See… I told you na ke iss hum tum ki jodi kabhi nahi ban sakti…. :'(” I read the message from my friend Kunj once more. I had just come out of a grueling two hour meeting and was surprised to see five missed calls and three messages. Kunj’s message was the first I read, and it didn’t make any Sense to me. I read the other messages. One was from Prachi and the other from Vidya. Both college friends.…

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Stories May 26, 2015

The Ten Hour Stopover


Pooja was on her way home. The end of yet another successful project. Yet another set of happy executives who had extracted their money’s worth from this assignment.Pooja worked for a Big 4 consulting firm. Soon after her MBA, she had joined them at the lowest rung. An outstanding student throughout, she had joined a premier MBAinstitute with dreams of outperforming everyone. That was when she got a rude shock. Everyone in her class was like her. Some were better.…

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Stories May 7, 2015

Unfinished Story – The (un)Broken Dream

Unfinished Story Football

Here is a story I wrote some years back. The Indispire post this week talked about unfinished stories. I have tonnes of them. Do I plan to finish it? I am not sure… The day was warm, very very warm. It was just the beginning of October, a time when the Mumbai weather turned from pleasant to unbearable. Aseem was on his way back from a client’s place. It was a regular client meeting, with Aseem pitching in more services…

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