Namit Arora

Namit Arora is a Delhi-based essayist, travel photographer, documentary filmmaker, and former Internet technologist. (www.shunya.net)

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

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

Reading Kashmir

One year after the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, a selection of articles on the region.

The ‘note’ economy

A brief history of English-literature exams in contemporary India.

Myanmar’s menacing frontier

The dangers of reporting on Myanmar’s border-security forces and their business interests.