The Lipstick-Stained Cup

He kept staring at the cup of tea lying on the table, untouched. The tea was ordered about an hour or was it two? He then looked at the half-empty tea-cup opposite his, with the maroon lipstick stain. She had left those stains when she lifted the cup to hide her quivering lips. He shifted his gaze to the empty …

The Murder of Raj Verma

Col Verma was standing stoic, desperately trying to hold the tears from his red eyes that he had hidden behind the large sunglasses. The whole process of state funeral being accorded to his son, could be so torturous for a father, could not be fathomed by anybody out there. Rather till date, even he had not been able to empathize …