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S Prasannarajan

S Prasannarajan is the Editor of Open magazine

Beware the Tribe
Columns
Beware the Tribe

Grassroots cultural vigilantism is being matched by digital show trial

29 November 2019
Ramayana 2019: The Restoration of a God
Cover Stories
Ramayana 2019: The Restoration of a God

It’s a tragedy of our times that it took the highest court of India to bring peace between India’s present and its cultural past

15 November 2019
Being and Nothingness
Columns
Being and Nothingness

Michel Houellebecq: The novelist as the pathologist of Europe

08 November 2019
Who’s Afraid of Freedom?
Columns
Who’s Afraid of Freedom?

Three decades after 1989, the autocrat has become the sole choreographer of freedom

01 November 2019
Bharat’s Ratnas
Columns
Bharat’s Ratnas

The problem with my Savarkar versus your Gandhi

25 October 2019
Harold Bloom, Abhijit Banerjee and the Wealth of Ideas
Columns
Harold Bloom, Abhijit Banerjee and the Wealth of Ideas

The lone tower of literary criticism

18 October 2019
Uniform Behavioural Code
Column
Uniform Behavioural Code

What undermines Modi and his message is not the grievance of a signature but the violence and vulgarism of religious vigilantes

11 October 2019
Howdy, Gandhi
Cover Story
Howdy, Gandhi

There will always be a Gandhian piece of wisdom to make your politics not retro-cool but smart and urgent

27 September 2019
Reading Olga Tokarczuk
Column
Animal Spirits

Reading Olga Tokarczuk

20 September 2019
The Fear of Change
Columns
The Fear of Change

Rattled by Modi, we make too much noise about our lost little worlds

13 September 2019

Authors

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press

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