Arun Anand is a distinguished author, journalist, and columnist. He is the author of more than 15 books including the bestsellers Taliban: War & Religion in Afghanistan, The Forgotten History of India, The Saffron Surge: Untold Story of RSS Leadership, and Ramjanambhoomi: Truth, Evidence, Faith. He is a consulting editor for India's largest and most prominent news network Network18. He is a regular columnist for Firstpost.com, The Print, and News18.com in English. He regularly contributes to major Hindi newspapers and digital platforms.
He is the founder-editor of the research and reference-based digital platform: The Nationalist View. He is also the Director at Innovative Solutions and the Research Director at Delhi-based think tank Vichar Vinimay Kendra, an RSS-inspired organization, that has retained the idea of swadeshi economics alive, admonishing the government against globalization. He is also a former Media Adviser to the Union Health Minister.
He has worked in editorial positions with eminent dailies and media channels including, The Statesman, Dainik Jagran, Midday, IANS, and TV Today. He has been studying and tracking the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and is also the author of Know About RSS, an authentic book that unveils the current functioning and various other aspects of the organization. He has also translated four books from English to Hindi, including Barack Obama's Audacity of Hope.
He is the author of a non-fiction book Indian Nobel Laureates and an English novel Love in Metro. He devotes his time to the development sector in India and as a consultant in the field of media advocacy and documentation. Having the skill of confidently delivering his opinions, he has written many articles addressing social, political, public, and religious issues in India and also actively participates in debates and discussions related to the same.