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Science
Dual Mommies

Pairs of female Laysan Albatross help each other raise offspring. They are now successfully re-colonising islands

29 June 2009
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Photo/Graphic
The Making of Total Ten

For weeks our photographer followed the production of a low-budget film inspired by the Mumbai terror attacks. An inside look at the insanely comic handling of a tragedy

29 June 2009
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India
Prodigal Reruns

A story of filial loyalty and political ambition in which ‘Hitler’ doles out biryani to counter Stalin

22 June 2009
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World
Handling the Dragon

How India should respond to China

18 June 2009
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India
Left Out

No matter who comes to power, these people were denied their say in it

18 June 2009
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Are You Open?

At Open, we are invested in the idea of ‘openness’, and we would like to think the value permeates our magazine/webzine. Watch this commercial we made to make this pitch to the world. Also read the Editor’s letter to our readers, carried in the inaugural edition of the magazine (issue date: 10 April 2009)

18 June 2009
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India
After Advani, Who?

After being led by the Vajpayee-Advani duo for 40 years, the BJP faces a leadership vacuum. A look at the top contenders for the top job

13 June 2009
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Documentaries
The Other Song

The search for a lost song opens out a vast furrow of other half-remembered songs, the memories of past singers, and those histories that have been forcefully banished into oblivion.

13 June 2009
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Living
The Inner Dog’s Life

The canine existence today is incomplete without psychologists, cardiologists, hotels and mutton botis

13 June 2009
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Photo/Graphic
The Death of Innocence

Our staff photographer steals a look into the lives, loves, fears and meagre ambitions of Sri Lanka’s underage soldiers

13 June 2009

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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