Nandita Haksar

Nandita Haksar is a human-rights lawyer and writer. She has represented workers, women, adivasis, Burmese activists, and the people of the Indian Northeast and Kashmir.

Letter from Myanmar

An Indian street magician in Yangon.

Feb 28, 2019

At the Indian Coffee House

On the Indian Coffee House and the 16th-century Sufi saint who introduced the beans to the Subcontinent.

Feb 05, 2019

Delhi – Yangon – Delhi

A trip across borders geographical, political and cultural unravels the complex histories between India, Myanmar and their peoples

Jan 15, 2013

Latest Articles

The anatomy of Urdu

How the language of state-making in Pakistan contributes to the erasure of regional languages.

CNN in Myanmar, environmental crises, and Tibetan cinema

Southasiasphere podcast episode 06: Updates and analysis from around the region.

Translating a pandemic

The impact of COVID-19 terminology on Southasian languages.

The myth of Congress socialism

Why Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi were never really on the Left to begin with.