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The Passing of a Legend (Part VI)

When the girls tried to touch Prakriti, who had been beaten black and blue; she cringed away from them, in fright. Then, she recognized Katherine and Radha and began to cry, loudly. Keshav requested her not to cry aloud and she began to calm down. Radha undid the ropes that ...

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The Passing of a Legend (Part V)

“What can be the right course of action now?” Asha asked. “Though things are suspicious here, we are looking for evidence in the Prakriti case. And that will be hindered if we go looking for the hidden person,” Katherine observed. “On the contrary, I would rather we look for the ...

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The Passing of a Legend (Part IV)

The fivesome looked around, again and still could not see the room-boy. So, they advanced toward the room where Prakriti was staying on the fateful day. Keshav fished out a Swiss knife and tried to open the built-in lock of the door. Initially, it did not budge. But minutes later, ...

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The Passing of a Legend (Part III)

“How did you know?” Radha asked Keshav Pradhan. “I have been doing some background research on this case from the time reports of her death began to be circulated around. I knew Radha would be assigned the case and Mr. Iyer would ask us to investigate it with her. Mr. ...

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The Passing of a Legend (Part II)

The man in front of the girls was Radha’s elder brother Inspector Kartik Srinivasan. With him was Senior Inspector Keshav Pradhan. They were in plain clothes. Radha looked away from Keshav because she was still angry with him for playing a prank on her. Kartik looked at his sister smiling ...

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The Passing of a Legend

Radha Srinivasan entered The True Story office and was told to visit the editor’s central cubicle in the editorial department, immediately. The editor, Mr. Iyer told her to pull up a chair close to him. With him was Katherine D ’Costa, the Bollywood reporter. Katherine or Kates, as Radha called ...

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The Scam in Junior College (Part XI)

The principal told the boy to go back to his class and told the supervisor, David and Radha to sit in front of him. Mr. Bhattacharya said, “I know that what has happened is wrong but you should not stop teaching.” “Then, you won’t even bother to find out which ...

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The Scam in Junior College (Part X)

The next day when she entered a XIth Commerce class, a disgusting sight greeted her. Written on the board was, “David loves Radha.” Revulsion consumed her and she left the class in a huff to the staff room. There she informed the staff supervisor about what she had seen. Manpreet’s ...

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