Day: November 6, 2018

Ashtamahishi: The Eight Wives of Krishna

Editor | Fiction Krishna, the eternal lover, is believed to have charmed the heart of every woman he came across, and his marriage with 16,100 women is the stuff of numerous ballads that have enthralled us over ages. But who amongst them all did Krishna love? Who ruled his heart and influenced his life? Not

Mehr: A Love Story from Kashmir

Editor | Fiction ‘Thus, I begin, not at the beginning, but at the end when I had met her for the first time.’ Mehr, a Shia woman from Pakistan, falls in love with Firdaus, a youngster from Kashmir. Sundered by an unforgiving border, Mehr writes to her beloved, begging him to meet her. Firdaus relents,