Flash Fiction

Trapped in Time

One night when I was about to close my clinic and go home, a man came stumbling through the door. He was evidently in distress and appeared unable to see properly. He was covered in mud from head to toe, as though he had fallen into some ditch and had ...
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An Unexpected Tribute

The news of Demonetisation came as a bolt from the blue for Sarita. Adding to her predicament, the caterers cancelled their booking. Her only daughter's wedding was in two weeks. The groom, a Florida based professor, would be in India for only two weeks for the wedding. "What shall we ...
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Vikram-Vedha: Hues of Black and White

“Super-cop Vikram miraculously survives a major accident while in action”, screamed the headlines of the local newspaper. It was past midnight and drizzling when Vikram drove through Thamaraserry ghat road, returning after performing the last rites of his slain brother at Thirunelli Temple. He stopped at the thatched tea shop, ...
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The Burqa

A horrified and frightened Savitri ran for her life  She kept knocking ..none opened but one door In she ran and took shelter In one dark supposedly safe corner She has to stay still, till this nightmare is over A hushed noise ..’oh no someone else is here’ Right then ...
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The Veil of Liberty

I was walking through the arbor that leads to the primate section of the zoo when I saw two teenagers at the langur enclosure. They were busy harassing the monkeys, throwing stones and screaming at them. I was so enraged that I rushed to confront the boys. It was then ...
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The Post-Hangover Epiphany

I opened my eyes to a blinding sunlight and immediately squeezed them shut. My head was throbbing and my body ached due to the abnormal posture that I had slept in. The concrete bench under me was cold in spite of the sun. I squinted and slowly sat up. I ...
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