Deshdroh: India’s Sedition Law in Modern Times

देशद्रोह के मामले आपने बहुत सुने होंगे। आए दिन कोई न कोई देशद्रोह के मामले मैं गिरफ़्तार किया जा रहा है। आज़ादी के आंदोलन के समय अंग्रेज़ सरकार नेताओं व स्वतंत्रता सैनानियों पर देशद्रोह लगाती थी। १८९७ में तिलक और १९२२ में गाँधी को अंग्रेज़ों ने देशद्रोह के मामले में गिरफ़्तार किया था। नेता लोगों [...]

When I Drove A Train And Someone Was Killed, Almost

I don't know how to ride a bike. I never learnt it, and I don't know why. But, I will learn it soon. Having said this, it doesn't mean I didn't do anything. I love trains. I was born and brought up in a suburban section of New Delhi. Shakur Basti. I lived half a [...]

How to Leave the Planet Earth?

I know you’ve been wondering this question since you were three-year-old and were told stories about UFOs. People must have told you a number of lies, including “Oh, you have to be an astronaut to leave this planet and get into space.” Not anymore. I worked diligently for years to find out this hidden secret [...]

A Tale of Taling My Tale

My heart is racing as I sit on a chair, gazing at patchy screen of my laptop. While I read my story for the last time before the show tonight, curtain brushes back of my neck as cool breeze gushes through the window facing my bunk-bed. It's raining outside. Perhaps, nothing new for a Montreal weekend. In past [...]

17 Lessons From The First Winter

I learned it is okay to run barefoot if the temperature outside is below freezing but dry. I learned being wet in 0C is colder than being dry in -29C I learned to not freak out if conditions out there are not as per the plan. Embrace the suck, these might be the moments you'll [...]