An Early Bride

1940, Nizamabad, State of Hyderabad “For two cup of rice, how much water will you add?” “Four cups” “How much milk does it take for two cups of chai?” “One cup” “Very good. Don’t forget the basics. I don’t want any complaints from your mother-in-law!” Asha nodded her head like an obedient student, with her […]

The Homebreaker

The pigment in the crimson on her lips scattered everywhere by morning. A little on his collar, a little behind his ears and a lot of it in the enamel of his teeth. Her bed looked like a disordered living room after an overnight party. Amidst the chaos, she felt immense compassion for him, as […]