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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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A Joke

Some young men were sitting together and discussing various things. One of them told the others that they should find out, who is the biggest liar, among them. So, they began telling the biggest lie they could and one of them decided to judge them. The first man said indicating ...

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A Poem

The Rainy Day

This is another of my daughter’s poems, which she wrote as a child. The Rainy Day By Gayatri T Rao Once in a while, I get this chance; To step into the rain and happily dance. Raindrops fall, quick and fast. Will this situation ever last? The sultry summer has ...

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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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The Scam in Junior College (Part IX)

After a few days fed up of the noise in some of the classes, while she taught the students, Radha spoke to the principal. She asked, “Is there a counselor in the college? I need to talk to her.” “Regarding what?” “Sir, some students do not listen in class. When ...

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The Scam in Junior College (Part VIII)

A couple of days later Radha had her dance exams. During the break and free lectures in college she practiced while sitting in her seat, eyes closed in concentration. The supervisor told her to perform in front of them. The Commerce lecturer, Mr. Pitale, who was sitting in front of ...

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