Shubha Singh is a columnist and author. She has worked with two leading Indian newspapers and now writes a weekly column on foreign affairs. She was awarded the Chameli Devi Jain Award for the best woman journalist for her "perceptive and analytical writing on foreign affairs." She has a special interest in the Indian diaspora and has travelled to regions with a large population of people of Indian origin. In 2001 she wrote a critically acclaimed book titled Fiji: A Precarious Coalition, her second book, Overseas Indians - The Global Family published in 2005 gave an overview of the Indian diaspora.