Short Stories

Journey to the Golden Gate

Nico returned to his penthouse later than usual. He was a rich young man who lived a profligate life without a care in the world. His main goal in life was the maximization of self-pleasure. The pleasure of others was not important to him and their pain invisible. He was ...
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Lesson of Shraddha and Saburi – A Ride to Remember

Anjana wiped out the beads of perspiration that trickled down her face with her chiffon dupatta while anxiously looking at her phone on that hot summer afternoon in Delhi. Time was ticking fast while the wait-time for the taxi on her mobile application was reducing with every passing minute. She ...
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The Un-destined Destination

“Morning Luka, all set to go?” said Neha stowing her gear and getting into the Taxi. She glanced at her watch. It read 10 am. “Good Morning Madam. Yes, we are all set. It’s a 4 hour drive to Alor so just sit back and relax. The route is quite ...
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Life Begins After a Hitch

Running an hour late, Kavita hired a cab that would take her to office. She contently occupied the corner of the backseat, letting her gaze out of the glass window peering at life running as usual on the chock-a-blocked roads of Mumbai city. She had worked very hard to write ...
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Madame

Sitting by the window sill, Smita watched as Aryan got into the school bus. He had just left with his school bag slung over one shoulder in a rush and tiffin box in hand. Gopal had gone to Aurangabad for 2 days and she had the entire day to herself ...
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The Quaint

I get into a taxi. But instead of taking me to the place I wanted to go, it took me to a place I need to go….yes…. I came back from US after 10 years at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi. My old driver was waiting for me at ...
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