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He is victorious by name only

Centuries ago William Shakespeare had asserted -‘What’s there in a name ?’ He’s right. Anything or anybody can be given any name which may not have anything to do with its real nature or worth or life events. Through his … Continue reading

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The imaginary saga of the son of Rani Lakshmibaai

Today (19th November) is the birth centenary of Mrs. Indira Gandhi, the Iron Lady of India. Today is the birthday of the Rani of Jhaansi – Lakshmibaai also who was born exactly 182 years back (that is, on 19.11.1835). This … Continue reading

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Thuggery in gambling with a hidden motive

Gambling is a vice, no doubt. However, speaking philosophically, sometimes the whole life appears to be a kind of gamble only. Gambling is illegal in India (though the government itself runs certain kinds of gambling in our country) but habitual … Continue reading

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The free bird

Aazaad PanchhiĀ (free bird) is a murder mystery written by eminent Hindi novelist Surendra Mohan Pathak. It’s an intricate murder mystery with three murders taking place during the flow of the narrative with the murderer getting exposed in the end. The … Continue reading

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Washing the stigma of his father’s misdeed

In the Indian epic Raamayan, Raavan abducted Sita but did he only get the punishment for his misdeed ? No, his whole family got the punishment and the stigma of that misdeed of his stuck to the name of his … Continue reading

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The paper boat floating on the river of my tears

Kaagaz Ki Naav (paper boat) is such a (Hindi) novel penned by Surendra Mohan Pathak that always soaks me in tears. The author of this novel has earned name and fame as a writer of mysteries and thrillers. Mysteries and … Continue reading

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Singapore gets heated up by the flames in Nagaland

Ace Hindi mystery and thriller writer Surendra Mohan Pathak has created a series hero with 121 ventures till date. This hero is Sunil Kumar Chakravarty who is a Bengali by birth but now settled in a fictitious metropolitan city known … Continue reading

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