My name is ASIFA. It’s OK: Go ahead and take my name. For, I am not a survivor. Anyways how does it matter to me now that i am no more. I don;t even have the right to feel ashamed. And why should I? In fact those who should feel ashamed, those whose names you … Continue reading neelwrites/mynameisasifa/justiceforasifa/18/04/2018


Sunday Photo Fiction – June 25th 2017 get the InLinkz code Written for SUNDAY PHOTO FICTION CHALLENGE HOSTED AT IN HIDING © Eric Wicklund By Neel Anil Panicker For the first time in his two decade long police career, Inspector Akhtar Shameem of Jammu & Kashmir Special Crime Unit felt what it was like to … Continue reading neelwrites/inhiding/spf/fiction/200words/26/06/2017


Time for another entry in Friday Fictioneers challenge, courtesy of Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. If you want to give it a try, check the info on her blog. 100 words more or less, inspired by a photo, here we go…. PHOTO PROMPT © Sarah Potter HELL AND BACK   (100 words) By Neel Anil Panicker “Rafiq Shah, age 35, resident … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/FF/100words/23/02/2017


OPEN LETTER TO THE PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA Dear Mr Narendra Modi, At times keeping quiet may be a virtue, especially when all others around you are making unnecessary noises. But what does one do when such noises go beyond human tolerances and begin not just to jar our senses but also to attack our … Continue reading neelwritesblog.openlettertopm/19/09/2016

KASHMIR – THE UNMAKING OF A DREAM By Neel Anil Panicker “You ask me to condemn the attacks? You ask me to call these people terrorists? I ask you what proof do you have that they are the attackers? And further, I question, how could you be so sure that these attackers, as is your … Continue reading