It happened nearly two weeks ago. I heard some voices late at night, while I was in bed and preparing to go to sleep. Some of them appeared to be talking to me/mirroring my thoughts or reply… Read More
“paape, chaaku nikaalega?” (O Sikh, will you draw a knife?) A voice piped up from behind closed doors and windows from somewhere in the building adjacent to the one in which I li… Read More
I got a taste of it first when I bought my ‘Moola’ online. The seller sent it through one of the most reputed multinational courier delivery services and yet I had to track the p… Read More
“abay woh gate pe khaRaa hai!” (Oye, he is at the gate!) The bearded man exclaimed to his comrades, when he was surprised upon seeing me standing at his door late last night, jus… Read More
I usually come across them when I stop at a traffic signal while riding my bike or when I am riding at a slow speed, although there may be exceptions. They may be riding a two-wheeler or thr… Read More
He is tall, dark and heavy-set. I call him Wipro, because that is the company he works for and I do not know his name. He is a fellow resident of the hostel/paying guest accommodation I live… Read More
“ab ye court bhaagega.” (Now he will run to court.) One of ‘them’ commented while walking past my window. It was nearly four years ago. I was living with my parents t… Read More
“kaam ho gaya. teen logoN ki aawaaz hai.” (It’s been done. Three people’s voices have been identified.) ‘They’ were discussing the recordings I had made o… Read More
“French maiN hai kya?” (Is it in French?) A voice piped up from the next work-bay, when I thought that I would have to work really hard to understand the concept I was reading ab… Read More
‘Chatter’ is how I like to term all that ‘they’ have to say to me, whether to repeat my thoughts verbatim or to comment upon them or to make some other ‘general… Read More
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