Cover Story | Dispatch

The Man Who Mistook Himself for Bhindranwale

Rahul Pandita Rahul Pandita , Ashish Sharma

Just before Amritpal Singh went underground, Open travelled with the radical separatist in the region that was once the epicentre of insurgency in Punjab. With the government’s belated crackdown, has the crisis been averted? A dispatch

Columns | Locomotif

Of Liberal Nationalists and Illiberal Liberals

S Prasannarajan

Why liberal works better as an adjective

Of Liberal Nationalists and Illiberal Liberals

Essays | Open Essay

Stormy Days for Trump

James Astill

But he is still well placed to be the next Republican presidential candidate

Stormy Days For Trump
Winning Where It Is Weak

Features | Politics: 2024: The Countdown

Winning Where It Is Weak

Amita Shah

BJP firms up its strategy for the Lok Sabha polls by targeting the most challenging seats

A Killing in Prayagraj

Features | Crime

A Killing In Prayagraj

Rajeev Deshpande

The shooting of a key police witness in Uttar Pradesh follows an old script, turning the spotlight on a jailed don, while Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath promises to wipe out the politically affiliated mafia

Why are they afraid of Imran Khan?

Columns | Letter from Lahore

Why are they afraid of Imran Khan?
Mehr Tarar

The Khan quotient

A High Watermark for Bihar

Features | Development

A High Watermark for Bihar
Ullekh NP

In a state scarred by drought and floods, a scheme converting floodwater into drinking water has brought in a wave of relief

Amruta Fadnavis: Soft Target

Features | Profile

Amruta Fadnavis: Soft Target
Lhendup G Bhutia

How Amruta Fadnavis, the wife of Maharashtra’s deputy chief minister, ended up a victim of fraud

Lessons in Writing a Bestseller


Lessons in Writing a Bestseller

Shylashri Shankar

What makes Bonnie Garmus’ debut an international sensation

Truth Serum


Truth Serum

Madhulika Liddle

A first novel explores the lies of others

Extrapolations| Cast: Meryl Streep, Sienna Miller, Adarsh Gourav, Indira Varma, Kit Harington | Director: Scott Z Burns | English | Apple TV+

Columns | Streaming Smart

Smiling in Gold-plated Coffins

Kaveree Bamzai

Extrapolations | Pop Kaun? | Hunter: Tootega Nahi, Todega


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