The author talks about a feeling of longing, nostalgia and homesickness. An irremediable ache for the bygone, or, an yearning for a place or people, a feeling of something amiss that is unfathomable.
Indian woman from Pune, Reena Varma's long-cherished dream of visiting her ancestral home in Rawalpindi materialised when Pakistan granted her a three-month visa and she arrived in Lahore on July 16 via the Wagah-Attari...
A school girl bedazzled by fancy pencils turns into a thief but an act in kindness causes a change of heart and quality of writing
We meet, fall in love, breathe the fragrance of nature, and depart thinking of the last time we met.
The film 'Yes Boss' featuring Juhi Chawla and Shah Rukh Khan was released in 1997.
Drawing on Indian-Jewish heritage, these poems celebrate the warm memories of growing up with the customs and traditions of the culture and faith.
The incident was told and retold many times by us. But he isn’t there any longer to tell this to anybody as he got killed in Gir Forest while on the line of duty.
He had thought of her as she was, as her name spoke of: a single star. And now the star had burnt out, consumed by the vastness of the galaxy.
After their passionate first kiss, they never get to meet again. Under the fading moonlight, when cold breeze blows over the hills, he secretly remembers her
What are we supposed to do when war breaks out? Some people come out and protest. Some become numb. And some write poems in the hope that someday flowers will...
A young woman writer navigates through personal and professional spaces, recording moments that shape us.
Renowned food author Chitrita Banerji talks to Outlook Traveller about her favourite dishes, anecdotes, memorable culinary journeys and more
What stood out above all the expensive fish and meat was her mochar ghanto, a fragrant dish consisting of banana blossom, or mocha
When a monsoon-crazed teenager kisses his crush for the first time, its frenzied taste sends his adrenaline rushing for days.
Kushal Poddar's new poem delves into the anatomy of death and glimpses of a funeral.
The first time you travel solo is always a special memory. Back in 2003, I packed my bags to go and stay in a log cabin in Darjeeling. The trip was full of...
In her poetry collection, ‘Noise Cancellation,’ Jhilam Chattaraj cleverly recasts the concept of reducing background noise within the paradigm of...