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Seryojha on Kindle

By Charumati Ramdas / June 11, 2021

Hello, Friends! Glad to inform that my translation of Vera Panova’s novel -‘Seryojha’ is now on as a kindle book. Please have a look: Please go to and search for Charumati Ramdas Have a nice Day!  

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By Navneet Bakshi / June 5, 2021

Geeta. Aha! what a name! Song of the meaning of life, and so true she was to her name. She was of my age. She was the younger sister of my sister’s friend. We met sometimes when I went to fetch my sister home from their house. Their father was a Superintendent of Police (you…

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अलेक्सांद्र पूश्किन की दो कविताएँ

By Charumati Ramdas / May 31, 2021

1,   तुम और आप खोखले ‘आप’को हार्दिक ‘तुम’ से बिना कुछ कहे बदल दिया उसने और सारे ख़ुशनुमा सपने प्यार भरी मेरी रूह में जगा दिये उसने. सोच में डूबा खड़ा हूँ उसके सामने, उससे नज़रे हटाने का नहीं है साहस; और कहता हूँ उससे: कितनी प्यारी हो तुम! और सोचता हूँ: कितना प्यार…

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By Navneet Bakshi / May 22, 2021

Forty years ago (I was a young bachelor then) once roaming around in the back street of Ballard Pier (Bombay then, now Mumbai) at six in the evening, I saw one young woman running to get in the bus. She was wearing a maroon saree and was around 25~30 years old. When I came back…

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प्रार्थना गीत

By Charumati Ramdas / May 21, 2021

  लेखक: मिखाइल बुल्गाकव अनुवाद: आ.चारुमति रामदास   पहले तो ऐसा लगा जैसे कोई चूहा दरवाज़ा खुरच रहा हो. मगर एक बड़ी शराफ़त भरी मानवीय आवाज़ सुनाई दी: “अन्दर आ सकता हूँ?” “बिल्कुल, आइए.” दरवाज़े के कब्ज़े गाते हैं. “आ जा और दीवान पर बैठ जा!” (दरवाज़े से) – “और मैं लकदी के फल्स पर…

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Remembering Mother On Mother’s Day

By Navneet Bakshi / May 9, 2021

Remembering Mother On Mother’s Day   Rudyard Kipling said: “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.”   Every mother loves her children. And every child adores her at least till he is a child. In some cases it lasts longer and even beyond life. My mother died young. God can’t send all…

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By Navneet Bakshi / April 20, 2021

Sardar Sohan Singh and his family had shifted to Chandigarh. Suddenly, I had lost two close friends. Loss of company of Goga hurt me because suddenly my daredevilry and my pranks had come to a standstill because one needs a partner in such escapades. Anyone who has read the books of childhood adventures will vouch…

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My e-book for kids

By Charumati Ramdas / April 19, 2021

Hello, Friends, My e-book containing translations of a few Russian stories for kids  is recently published . Please share the link with the Hindi readers who have children’grandchildren at home. Here’s the link: Please go to Type charumati Ramdas in the SEARCH. among other books, you will see आओ कहानी सुनें – 1  

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Controversy Around ‘Dr. Zhivago’

By Charumati Ramdas / April 19, 2021

    Controversy around ‘Dr. Zhivago’   A.Charumati Ramdas     In the history of Russian literature, perhaps no literary work and its author became more controversial than Boris Leonidovich Pasternak and his novel Dr Zhivago. Pasternak was awarded the Nobel Prize for 1958 “for outstanding achievement in modern lyrical poetry and in the field of…

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The Flight

By Ushasurya / March 25, 2021

(This is the third post – a short story – of mine involving the Family of Chandru, his wife Jyothi and son Bharat. Though they seem to be having a lot of differences of opinions, they are a very loving couple. The previous ones were titled A Wedding   and A Vow…which I had posted here…

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