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 |  The Castaways  |  8-minute read
Old Age, Kalibari, Patna, Purnima devi

An old woman who sings of hope, and lives like a free bird

An encounter with an abandoned old woman who has found peace in herself and in a building full of outcastes.


 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  5-minute read
Dementia, Old Age, Supreme Court, Mercy killing

Why are human beings not allowed to die on their own terms?

I think about my grandmother. For a fleeting moment she comes alive. Somehow it makes it all worthwhile. Or does it?


 |  6-minute read
India, Mumbai, Decomposed body, Depression

Why no one came to know Mumbai woman's body was rotting inside her flat till son returned from US

Was she actually fighting depression? Did she really want to move to an old-age home? We will never know now.


 |  3-minute read
Health, Old Age

Seven things a perfect old people's home must have

We are looking for the perfect old people's home, one which has an old fashioned pub and where politicians and fascist vegetarians will not be allowed.