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My First Punju Wedding as an Invited Guest

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Spread the love            Humourist Soumya tells us about the boisterous and exuberant Punjabi (slang: Punju) wedding as an invited guest. The Big Fat Punjabi Wedding is a place to be. Here’s more in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Bollywood has brought the Punjabi wedding into everyone’s drawing rooms, and nowadays most weddings in […]


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Cooking my Goose

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Spread the love            Here’s an interesting account by Soumya, a humourist, on cooking. We are introducing his humour column, beginning this week, on Tuesdays, exclusively on Different Truths. I am a foodie. My girth hints at it. I take a keen interest in the creative process of cooking too, but all strictly theoretical. I also […]


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My Favorite Christmas Tree

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Spread the love            Here’s an excerpt story from the New York-based Joseph Ferguson’s latest short fiction collection, Shillelagh Law. It’s a must read. The story originally appeared in Ellipsis: An Anthology of Humorous Short Stories, August 2016. The author submitted this humourous story, to appear as a Book Extract, exclusively for Different Truths. The names in this story […]


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Cantonment Calling: Foot in the Mouth

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Spread the love            There are some hard lessons to be learnt as an Army wife. Lily reveals tongue in cheek that her transformation from a fire brand student leader to a robot like creature, bereft of superior intellect, was not a long ride. There is a hierarchy that must be strictly observed amongst the women folk wedded to […]


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The Circle of Love

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Spread the love           Mamta takes us into the magical world of songs and dances during weddings. Ladies Sangeet is an important ritual, filled with fun and frolic. She reminisces a celebration of the yore. A wonderful storyteller, the surprise ending is enchanting. The raat-jaga (night out) or the Ladies Sangeet of the yore was very different […]


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Sing, and Louder Sing…

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Spread the love           Lily takes a tongue-in- cheek look at music and singing in this humorous piece. An aged man is but a paltry thing,  A tattered coat upon a stick, unless  Soul clap its hands and sing, and louder sing  For every tatter in its mortal dress ~ Sailing to Byzantium, WB Yeats “God respects […]


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Letter from America: State of the Race

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Spread the love           Renowned political satirist, Robert Brenner, is Different Truths’ columnist. His take on democracy and the forthcoming American Presidential Election will have you in splits. Here’s his column on the probable Presidential candidates for the forthcoming election. Dear Indians, Sorry for not writing for so long. I’ve been busy. A lot has been happening. On the […]


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A Letter from America: Why Bernie Sanders will not be the Next President of the United States!

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Spread the love           Renowned political satirist, Robert Brenner, is Different Truth’s columnist. Here is his second column on democracy and the forthcoming American Presidential Election. Dear Indians, Last time I wrote about Donald Trump. That left a bad taste in my mouth. Let’s talk about something more elevated this time. Let’s talk about Bernie Sanders. Bernie […]


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