Meghna Rao

Meghna Rao is the former managing editor at The Juggernaut. She once lived in India, reporting on tech; she's now back in New York.

Latest articles

Opinion: Why I Protest

It was Black America that embraced South Asians, who often refuse to discuss race.

Meghna Rao

June 09, 2020

Opinion: Who Gets to Be “Chef”?

The Alison Roman debacle shows us that the immigrant cook gets little to no recognition or economic payoff. The celebrity chef builds a lifestyle.

Meghna Rao

May 13, 2020

The South Asian Frontliners of New York

As COVID-19 sweeps the city, it’s not just healthcare workers who are stepping up to fill essential services.

Meghna Rao

May 11, 2020

When Parents Love Modi

What happens when the people who condone Hindutva are your family?

Meghna Rao

March 12, 2020

Brownpandering is a Thing

Political campaigns have started wooing brown people, sometimes authentically, sometimes not.

Meghna Rao

February 25, 2020

Anik Khan is Flexing

The Queens rapper — with new music out all year — is ready to show off.

Meghna Rao

February 20, 2020

Life After Marriage

Divorce and separation can be isolating. How do you rebuild community?

Meghna Rao

February 11, 2020

The Black-Dalit Solidarity Movement

Black History Month is an important time to remember the ties between Black and Dalit movements, complicated as they may be.

Meghna Rao

February 05, 2020

How Phoning Home Has Changed

Messaging services like WhatsApp and FaceTime have made communication easier for the diaspora, but also more fleeting.

Meghna Rao

January 29, 2020

The American Diaspora Protests CAA

On Sunday’s National Day of Action, South Asians across the country came together to protest the new India.

Meghna Rao

January 21, 2020


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