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PR Ramesh

PR Ramesh is Managing Editor of Open

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The Flag of Self-Respect

Changing the naval ensign is intrinsic to Narendra Modi’s larger project of removing the last traces of the colonial past

09 September 2022
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AAP: The Unravelling

Delhi’s liquor scam is the biggest but not the only crisis to have hit the AAP government. Across sectors, from education and health to largescale freebies, the Arvind Kejriwal regime faces charges of corruption, some of which even hark back to the early years of the party

26 August 2022
Feature
Breaking the Bad

Led from the front by Amit Shah, the government is putting in place a comprehensive and globally connected mechanism to combat drug trafficking

19 August 2022
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The Rediscovery of India

Modi has shown the country how to dream big and believe in itself and that there is no contradiction between owning an ancient civilisational heritage and becoming a 21st century technological power

11 August 2022
Feature
No Freebies on Modi’s Watch

Competitive populism has put the finances of several states in peril. Fixing the faultlines starts with making a distinction between unmerited subsidies and targeted benefits for the needy

05 August 2022
Feature
Booze Cronyism

Did AAP’s government in Delhi provide inordinate benefits to liquor licensees at the expense of the public exchequer?

29 July 2022
Cover Stories
The Plot Against Modi

Inside the conspiracy featuring Teesta Setalvad, Ahmed Patel and others to implicate the then Gujarat chief minister in the 2002 riots

22 July 2022
Feature
The One-Way Liberal Street

Is the silence of vocal defenders of free speech in the Nupur Sharma case encouraging Islamists to demand a blasphemy law in India?

14 July 2022
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Draupadi Murmu: An Epic Choice

Elevating Draupadi Murmu as NDA’S presidential candidate is a significant step in Narendra Modi’s project of civilisational repair that is bringing the marginalised into the social mainstream

01 July 2022
Feature
Has Amethi Abandoned the Gandhis?

Amethi reborn

17 June 2022

Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

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 several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.

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