Maliha Iqbal

Maliha Iqbal is a student and writer based in Aligarh, India. Many of her short stories, write-ups, letters and poems have been published on platforms like Livewire (The Wire), Creativity Webzine, Countercurrents, Café Dissensus, Cerebration, Times of India and Borderless Journal. She can be reached at malihaiqbal327@gmail.com

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A woman’s self-discovery

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A Call to Indian Patriots

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Will things change after 4th June

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Long live Neha Singh Rathore

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If INDIA Alliance Wins

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The Brave Women of the Indian Subcontinent

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The Burden of Existence

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Bridging the English vs Vernacular Divide

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Dissecting the Politics of Makeup

Women frequently hear an argument when it comes to make-up. If someone applies make-up, she is reminded of how she is surrendering to a...

The Illogical Gender Segregation in Education

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The Aftermath

Today is the day I sigh, perhaps I am relieved? I stare with bleary eyes At the exam hall with the cracking plaster, standing stolidly. I can visualize...