Category Archives: Just Stories

Hail Fellow, Ill Met (Sinking of PNS Ghazi)

The sinking of PNS Ghazi (formerly USS Diablo, a Tench Class submarine)  at the entrance of Vishakhapattan (Vizag) harbour in India is shrouded in mystery.  The mystery is, in fact, the result of coyness of Indian authorities about revealing the … Continue reading

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The Pub

In this rural out-back, the potent brew of mahua blossoms spins a cloying and familiarly strange cobweb to snare my mind in the dream of the pub I wish to own some day in the business district of Bombay. There, … Continue reading

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Death Was A Rumour

As Egideo thrust the last of the paddy seedlings into the mud and turned to grasp another handful to plant, he heard Mahadu’s urgent hail. Voice of the old man, as it arched over acres of rice fields, waxed an … Continue reading

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