Amita Shah

Restoring Lost Heroes

Honouring lesser-known freedom fighters on independence day will be the culmination of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

04 August 2023
VK Pandian: A Very Special Officer

Is VK Pandian the second most important public figure in Odisha?

07 July 2023
‘Our roads will rival those of the US by the end of 2024,’ says Nitin Gadkari

After nine years as Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari’s achievements include radically increasing the pace of highway construction to 28.3 km a day. But, he tells Open, his biggest success is the popularisation of e-rickshaws

02 June 2023
DM from PM
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DM from PM

BJP maximises the power of short videos in its social media campaign

28 April 2023
Winning Where It Is Weak
Winning Where It Is Weak

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

24 March 2023
Verdict 2023: Northeast
Three Out of Three

BJP sustains its momentum in the Northeast to retain Tripura and Nagaland while reuniting with its old ally in Meghalaya

03 March 2023
Gurcharan Singh: The Last Cricket Guru
Gurcharan Singh: The Last Cricket Guru

Gurcharan Singh has mentored top players for more than fifty years. He is as passionate about the game as ever

24 February 2023
‘UP Will Be a $1 Trillion Economy by 2027, One-Fifth of the National Target‘
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‘UP Will Be a $1 Trillion Economy by 2027, One-Fifth of the National Target’

Yogi Adityanath explains to Open how he made his state a secure place for investors

17 February 2023
Elections 2023: Northeast
Confident Campaigner

BJP is certain it will win the multi-cornered contest in Tripura while it seeks to expand its footprint in Meghalaya and Nagaland

10 February 2023
Ramveer Tanwar: Eco Cleanser
Ramveer Tanwar: Eco Cleanser

How one man’s campaign to restore ponds is making a difference

26 January 2023


Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is the author of, among several titles, Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan. His latest book is Gandhi: A Life in Three Campaigns

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and a founding member of the governing council of India Foundation. He is the author of, among other titles, Partitioned Freedom and The Hindutva Paradigm

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is an author and columnist. Views are personal.

TCA Raghavan

TCA Raghavan is a former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and Singapore. His first book, Attendant Lords: Abdur Rahim and Bairam Khan: Courtiers and Poets in Mughal India, was awarded the Mohammad Habib Prize by the Indian History Congress. He is also the author of The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan and History Men: Jadunath Sarkar, G S Sardesai, Raghubir Sinh and Their Quest for India’s Past. His latest book is Circles of Freedom: Love, Friendship and Loyalty in the Indian National Struggle


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