Namit Arora

Namit Arora is a Delhi-based essayist, travel photographer, documentary filmmaker, and former Internet technologist. He is also the author of 'Indians: A Brief History of a Civilization'. (www.shunya.net)

The road to Khajuraho

The origins of erotica in the Subcontinent's religious art.

Mar 12, 2021

A collective madness

What Modi's victory says about today's India.

May 27, 2019

No saints or miracles

Perry Anderson’s ‘The Indian Ideology’ bores through the orthodoxies of Indian nationalist history.

Jan 15, 2013

Such a long journey

How and why 145,000 people migrated to a small Caribbean island.

Oct 01, 2011

The void of Nagarjuna

At a time when Buddhist teachings were under threat from multiple directions, the 'second Buddha' did much to revive and build upon them.

Jan 29, 2011

In light of Nalanda

The ruins of one of Asia’s great centres of learning still inspire travellers.

Mar 01, 2010

Polo on the Coromandel

Seven centuries have passed since Marco Polo opened Western eyes to the Subcontinent, yet his account continues to resonate.

Dec 01, 2009

Latest Articles

No end in sight

The Maldivian blogger Yameen Rasheed's sister recounts the family’s long struggle for justice.

A new border in the old republic

The class and caste-based contradictions within India’s farmers’ protest.

The deep roots of Myanmar’s crisis

Can the history of Myanmar’s political economy help us make sense of the military coup?