Indira – Chapter 2

CHAPTER 2   Anyone, who would have entered the room 406, that gloomy morning in July, would have immediately stopped dead in their tracks. For, a girl with crazy bed head (which had been piled atop her head), was sitting on the bed on…

INDIRA

CHAPTER 1 “Indu, Indu..”, bursting through the door, Sarojini came to a halt inches away from the Godrej almirah, placed near the entrance of the room 406 of the new block of GDIMC college’s girls’ hostel. Indira, who was perched precariously on a plastic…

WINTER PLAYLIST!!!

I know, I know, that the winter days are coming to an end, here in India, but before these days of staying in bed, cosily wrapped up in blankets, and telling yourself just a few minutes more, just a few minutes more every time…

What if…

What if?… is such a powerful question, the answer to which can’t be found most of the times. What if I had done things differently? What if I had said this to her/him? What if I had reacted to the situation differently? What if……

Sarees, Chapatis and Nandini the cow.

We always tend to crave for things that we don’t have or do things that we aren’t supposed to do irrespective of age. And in childhood, the fascination is in doing what is termed as ‘grown up’ stuff. During our summer holidays in Madikeri, us cousins…

This is my story…

I am sure that all of us have our own stories of love, triumph, heartbreak and failure. This series is an attempt to bring forth to light the fact that nobody’s life is perfect, but that’s what makes this world so perfect. When we…

Don’t be like Bhallaladeva!!!

‘Are you excited?’ asked my roommate/ bestie Sahana as we were getting ready for the Hospital that cold wintry morning in December.  It was my 1st day of OBG (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) posting and she was to begin her minor postings that day. She…

In need of sunshine…

Thunder and lightening were playing hide and seek with the dark clouds. To a person with a critical eye, it looked like it was raining cats and dogs. But to a nature enthusiast, it looked as if the clouds were filling themselves up with…

Women Empowerment Workshops

Ever since Project Jatropha was started in 2007, environmental protection, sustainability and preventive health care have been the primary objectives. This year, we decided to expand our outreach programs by adding ‘Women empowerment’ to our core objectives. Women, especially rural women, are in need…