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

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.

Afghanistan’s uncertainties

 Afghan women activists face a difficult future under a Taliban administration.