Avantika Mehta

Avantika Mehta is an independent journalist based out of New Delhi. She covers issues related to law, gender and crime. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop and also writes fiction.

The crackdown on comedy

In India, it’s not clear who has the last laugh.

May 10, 2021

On the periphery

India’s sex workers were vulnerable even before the pandemic.

Dec 09, 2020

Latest Articles

The story of kath kuni

Preserving vernacular architecture in the Himalaya.

Who needs borders?

A freewheeling discussion on borders and borderlands in Southasia.

There is something about Parveen

The cultures of fame, shame, and fear in Bollywood’s tryst with mental health.