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October 4, 2014

The Ruby Iyer Diaries – 1

RUBY IYER IS just another scared, screwed-up teenager growing up in Bombay, until the despotic Dr Kamini Braganza kidnaps her best friend. Now, Ruby will do anything to rescue him. Anything, including taking the help of the reticent Vikram Roy, a cop on a mission to save Bombay. The city […]
September 30, 2014


has many forms The two-faced Ram who refuses to take back his wife, after she is rescued from the ten-headed demon. The child who hates the mother for wanting her to be something she is not The rejection of vector a from vector b, is the component of a perpendicular to b, as opposed to its projection, which […]
August 29, 2014

The Ruby Iyer Diaries

There was a little girl With a little curl Right in the middle of her forehead When she was bad she was punished Then, she had her revenge This is what Ruby’s story is about. Almost. She is one messed up girl, who spends her teen years trying to unlearn […]
August 22, 2014

World’s best keeper of secrets : The Ruby Iyer Diaries – 6

Ma is away on one of her transatlantic journeys: this time in Europe to research her ancestry. Of late, she is more preoccupied than usual. I should be upset that I don’t feature more in the list of things important in her life. Truth is, I am relieved I don’t have […]
August 14, 2014

Why life is like one big hangover

A loss equals An empty space. A gap in the shape of a lost child. A parent looking down on you from another world. A friend who isn’t anymore. The spouse too far away to reach. A book whose last line has been written. It sounds so final, as if […]