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Preeti Singh

  • Wagah border — when a parade of pride turns into horror

    The first time I saw Pakistan was across the Wagah border and I was overwhelmed. I wanted to walk past the no man’s land and touch the earth that is now Pakistan. My family was from Rawalpindi and Sukho in Pakistan and I grew up listening to their stories and the tragedies of star crossed lovers of...

    Monday, 10 November 2014 - 10:13am
  • Finding familiar faces in my writing

    "Were you thinking of me when you wrote this story?" messaged a friend when she read my novel Unravel. I responded with a vehement "no", but since then I have received many such messages from my friends and colleagues who 'find' themselves in the pages of my book.  It makes me anxious that people...

    Friday, 17 October 2014 - 3:17pm
  • Lok Sabha elections 2014: Let’s raise the bar of expectations

    Indians have impossibly high standards when it comes to our private and professional lives, but when it comes to politics and those who govern us, we set the bar surprisingly low, says Preeti Singh.

    Wednesday, 19 March 2014 - 10:49am