Meghna Pant is an independent journalist. She  began her career as a TV anchor with Arnab Goswami at Times Now, and went on to work for NDTV Profit in Mumbai and Bloomberg-UTV in New York City, where she reported from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ during the 2008 financial crisis. She has met and interviewed President Obama, Mukesh Ambani, Sir Richard Branson, Hillary Clinton, Ratan Tata and Shah Rukh Khan, among others. She launched a business magazine in Dubai before returning to India. 

She is a regular panelist at prime time news channels like Times Now, NDTV, CNN-IBN and India Today TV, and international channels like DW News (Germany) and CGTN (China).

 

Pant's articles are regularly published in The Hindustan Times, Firstpost, The Huffington Post, Scroll, Mumbai Mirror, DNA, Vogue, Tehelka, Buzzfeed, Mid-Day, Verve, Cosmopolitan, Harper's Bazaar, Man's World, Little India, South Asian Times, India Today, DailyO and The Asian Age, among others. 

 

ARTICLES

 

2017

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (THE HINDUSTAN TIMES)

FROM #METOO TO #HOWTO (FIRSTPOST)

RAISING FEMINIST MEN (VOGUE)

PREGNANCY SHAMING (THE HINDUSTAN TIMES)

NIRBHAYA VERDICT: CELEBRATIONS CAN BE PUT ON HOLD (FIRSTPOST)

RECONSIDER THE 12 PER CENT GST ON SANITARY NAPKINS (VOGUE)

BOOK REVIEW: ‘WHEN I HIT YOU’ BY MEENA KANDASAMY (THE ASIAN AGE)

BOOK REVIEW: ‘THINGS TO LEAVE BEHIND’ BY NAMITA GOKHALE (THE ASIAN AGE)

BOOK REVIEW: ‘THE LOVERS’ BY AMITAVA KUMAR (THE ASIAN AGE)

BOOK REVIEW: ‘THE SMALL TOWN SEA’ BY ANEES SALIM (THE ASIAN AGE)

 

2016

 

ABOUT RACISM AGAINST INDIANS: IS IT OUR OWN CLASSISM? (BUZZFEED)

 

WHY KI IS ANTI-FEMINIST (DAILYO)

MY MAD AND MAGICAL MUMBAI (DNA)

SURROGACY: DON’T KILL IT, FREE IT OF ILL (FIRSTPOST)

BOLLYWOOD TRIVIALISING RAPE (DAILYO)​

WHY MEN SHOULD BECOME FEMINISTS  (FIRSTPOST)

 

PUBLIC SAFETY FOR WOMEN (DNA)

PREPARE TO BE KILLED FOR YOUR ART (THE HUFFINGTON POST)

2015

HINDUTVA’S KILLING HINDUISM (MUMBAI MIRROR)

CONSENT CULTURE IN INDIA (DAILYO)

WHY INDIAN WOMEN WATCH PORN BUT ARE BORED OF IT (SCROLL)

WHY MODI’S APPEAL TO TROLLS IS TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE (SCROLL)

WHAT LEE KUAN YEW'S SINGAPORE TAUGHT ME (THE HUFFINGTON POST)

WHY MAHESH SHARMA SHOULD RESIGN (DAILYO)

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (SHETHEPEOPLE)

STOP WHINING ABOUT RAPE INDIA (SHETHEPEOPLE)

KEEP WOMEN SAFE (SHETHEPEOPLE)

SAVE YOURSELF FROM RAPE (SHETHEPEOPLE)

ARE MANNEQUINS MAKING US TOO THIN? (SHETHEPEOPLE)

FAT SHAMING A WOMAN’S BODY (SHETHEPEOPLE)

DOES ABORTION MAKE THE WOMAN A CRIMINAL OR VICTIM? (SHETHEPEOPLE)

IS BOLLYWOOD SCARED OF FEMINISM (SHETHEPEOPLE)

GITA LESSONS FOR THE MODERN WOMAN (SHETHEPEOPLE)

MEN: THE FORGOTTEN GENDER (SHETHEPEOPLE)

WHY MARITAL RAPE WILL CONTINUE (SHETHEPEOPLE)

SITTING AT AND LOVING A TABLE FOR ONE (VOGUE)