Reading Time: 6 minutesSubhrajyotri details the year-long struggle of his mother against Cancer. He talks about the doctors who tried their best to help her revive. Here’s a soulful tribute by a son, exclusively in Different Truths. I had landed in my hometown, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, on a weeklong leave from work, the first one after a gap of […]
Reading Time: 8 minutesHere are ten selected poems of Prof. Pushpita Awasthi, selected by her, in the Book Extract, from her book, Echoes in the Earth (2016) this week. A Different Truths exclusive. Eternal Raga In the tender fist of my experience I want to hold the absolute delight of love Seeping out of the body I permeate […]
Reading Time: 7 minutesIs there justice outside courtrooms for a rape victim? The law might take its own course, but what does a woman do when the society shuts its door on her? Onaatah, a young victim of sexual assault, is shattered from inside. Shunned and shamed by the society, including the man she loved, she sees a […]
Reading Time: 11 minutesA journey through the political history of India’s most populous state Uttar Pradesh sends 80 MPs to the Lok Sabha, giving it more say in national affairs than any other state. No less than eight of its politicians became prime ministers of our country as if leadership was in the very air they breathed. The state stands […]
Reading Time: 9 minutesAruna, a young divorcee, marries Bhuvan, an averagely successful young man who had a crush on her in college. Both make promises of ever after with preconceived expectations. But, they are equally shattered to learn that despite their best intentions life does sometimes play the villain. Aruna’s learned conditioning, developed as a result of the […]
Reading Time: 7 minutesEconomist and social scientist, Dr. Bhaskar asks, do we talk about a humane economy or the human face in the economy? It is not rising or falling inequality – it is there in the structure of the economy – India’s richest one per cent now holds 58 per cent of the country’s total wealth. It is reported that 57 […]
Reading Time: 13 minutesRoshina is a famous writer. Love has eluded her and her passions are her work and her son Zohaib, who she has brought up single-handedly. Despite possessing grit and substance, she has never been able to journey back to Kashmir. But at the behest of her Muslim son she returns to the place she once knew as home. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteA Very Happy & Prosperous New Year to the large DT family, our readers, well-wishers, writers, and poets, in 3490 cities, across 161 nations, where DT is read. Due to New Year Holiday, there will be no issue of Different Truths, on Monday, Jan. 1, 2017. Enjoy, Friends ~ Editor.
Reading Time: 10 minutesThis is the story of Puti, a six-week- old mouse who lives with his friend and family in Burrow Land. A challenge in school leads him to a forbidden journey, where he finds new friends – two ants names Chuno and Tiktiki. With these new friends, Puti dares to take on a whole new world and meet his challenge […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteMerry Christmas to the large DT family, our readers, well-wishers, writers, and poets, across 160 nations, where DT is read. Due to Christmas Holiday, there will be no issue of the Different Truths, on Monday, Dec 26. Enjoy, Friends ~ Editor.