Petra Sorge

The writer is a Berlin-based journalist, working with ‘The Indian Express’ as a fellow of the Bosch Foundation programme ‘Media Ambassadors India-Germany’.

Angela Merkel’s Terror Test
Fri, Dec 23, 2016

Islamist terrorism is helping Germany’s right wing, and pushing its chancellor.

‘You have so beautiful white skin’: India and its problems with skin colour
Fri, Dec 09, 2016

You don’t get discriminated against because you are white; you get admired because you are white. And sometimes even molested.

Demonetisation: I suffered, then realised I was a rich foreigner with privileges
Fri, Nov 18, 2016

A visiting German journalist in India recounts the last one week when she struggled to exchange/withdraw old currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000.

Not Mother Angela
Wed, Dec 07, 2016

She is hailed for saving refugees but Merkel is no moral answer to Donald Trump.

A German in an Indian newsroom: At least the hate mails are common
Fri, Nov 04, 2016

When I speak to my colleagues here and how they deal with abusive e-mails, posts on Facebook, or comments on Twitter, it already feels a bit like home.