Hari has done M.Phil.in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi.
Hari has created a niche for himself in Journalism, taking on the journey from M.Phil. days when he observed and analyzed grassroots social practices in the context of sociological concepts and definitions. He traveled widely in the quest to understand regional diversities and existing social realities of India.
Hari is currently a Journalist with the New Delhi Bureau of The New York Times. He contributes to the Indian story of NYT.