S Prasannarajan

S Prasannarajan is the Editor of Open magazine

Rushdie’s Quest
Why We Need Salman Rushdie

The attack on him is a reminder that the pursuit of truth is always pitted against the bloody profanities of faith

13 August 2022
Cover Stories
Nation (Re)building

As India looks within to see the future

11 August 2022
Lost Americana

Why Xi and Putin are not scared of the erstwhile leader of the free world

05 August 2022
Technocrat or Alchemist?

Choosing your new leader

15 July 2022
The Tragedy of Boris Johnson

When politics becomes a study of character

08 July 2022
An English Sense of Ending

The magic of Mark Rylance and the fading of Shakespeare

01 July 2022
The Assassin’s Summer

Godse gets his moment as a counter-moralist

24 June 2022
Cover Stories
Aurangzeb on Trial

He partitioned the Indian mind even as he expanded his empire

27 May 2022


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 a member of Rajya Sabha and 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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