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S Prasannarajan

S Prasannarajan is the Editor of Open magazine

Trump And What Could Have Been
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Trump And What Could Have Been

Where the revenge of the outsider has not enhanced freedom but diminished it

16 October 2020
Hathras and the Politics of Denial
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Hathras and the Politics of Denial

In the country she lived, it was her life, lower and insignificant, that was the crime waiting to be punished

09 October 2020
The House of Jaswant Singh
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The House of Jaswant Singh

A classicist in politics for whom public life did not mean compromising on his moral inheritance

02 October 2020
A Tale of Three Leaders
Columns
A Tale of Three Leaders

Trump, Johnson, Modi and the politics of change

25 September 2020
The New Evil Empire. Or Is It?
Columns
The New Evil Empire. Or Is It?

A search engine may turn us into useful data. Does that make Google a slave trader?

18 September 2020
The Silence of the Moderate
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The Silence of the Moderate

The shrinking middle in politics

11 September 2020
The Expert and the Populist
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The Expert and the Populist

Between the politburo of knowledge and the callousness of politics

04 September 2020
Cover Stories
Tradition and Morbidity

Rebels for a day, and virtual renegades in a schmaltzy spectacle of piety and panegyrics in the next day’s headlines, the dissenting Congress leaders retreated without the humiliation of a recantation. Some mercy.

28 August 2020
Who’s Afraid of Facebook?
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Who’s Afraid of Facebook?

Every attempt to impose a moral code of conduct on social media smacks of moral dishonesty—and political desperation

21 August 2020
The Freedom Issue 2020: Editor's Note
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Editor's Note

The dispute over freedom remains unresolved

13 August 2020

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 nine books, including the award-winning Water, Peace, and War : Confronting the Global Water Crisis

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s IslamWhile

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is National General Secretary of the BJP and Director of India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of ‘JNU: Nationalism and India’s Uncivil Wars’. Views are personal.

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