An Invitation

In the everlasting memory of Nilofar Shameem: Dear Well Wisher, She left us so soon with no reason To her sweet and happy abode in heaven The shining light from our lives has been taken We grieve in lonely silence, heartbroken Forever compassionate to those in need She Offered her affections and care to all… Continue reading An Invitation

Understanding Sedition

By Maj Gen SG Vombatkere VSM (Retd) This writer is not a legal practitioner and not educationally qualified in law. However, being one among the several Petitioners challenging the sedition law IPC Section 124A in the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, in which the cases are sub judice, what follows is a layperson’s understanding on… Continue reading Understanding Sedition

Meher Academy – A begining

Meher Academy, started two years back is dedicated to my late mother Mehtun Nisa Begum. It is located in Kichaucha Sharif village which is 40 kms from Azamgarh in Eastern UP.My ancestral village home where my mother used to stay very often is presently converted into classrooms for the students. Presently the school is up… Continue reading Meher Academy – A begining

Serendipity or Fate – Part II

Picture by Jafar Shameem Continued from Part I “She mentioned it to me earlier and I respect it and have no issues. I will never interfere nor offer suggestions, she is totally independent to practice her religion in the manner she wants,” Susheel pleaded. “Will that be acceptable to your family members, considering the present… Continue reading Serendipity or Fate – Part II

Serendipity or Fate – Part 1

As he stepped out of the gate of Indira Gandhi Air Terminal he found her standing in the crowd behind the barrier and waving her hand without stretching her elbow. He moved towards the exit, with his luggage on the trolley, where she met him and hugged him. The taxi driver loaded his luggage in… Continue reading Serendipity or Fate – Part 1

Tumhe Nahi Paya

akelapan chod diya kafi arse seMud kar dekha, per Tumhe nahin paya Sochta hoon tum msshghool ho aogi fursat meinIntezar mein rahta hoon, per tumhe nahin paya Sunkar saaz khilkhillat mein apne Azizon kiTawajah Chokas hui, kaan ho Gaye Khade, per tumhe nahin paya Dekhkar meethi muskurshat bachon ke chehron perho gayi nazron ki aas tumhare hoton… Continue reading Tumhe Nahi Paya