S Prasannarajan

S Prasannarajan is the Editor of Open magazine

Pathogenic Empire

Soviet China can afford to defy the world even in its Chernobyl moment

18 June 2021
Testament of the Wonderstruck
Testament of the Wonderstruck

Salman Rushdie in defence of his wonder tales

28 May 2021
The Double Tragedy of Palestine
The Double Tragedy of Palestine

Has the progressive consensus on victimhood become an apologia for the theocratic struggle of Hamas?

21 May 2021
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Lamentation 2021

Building anew is nobler than being offended by bad stories. It’s about restoring faith in the state

14 May 2021
Editor’s Note
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Ray, Forever

Ray is forever because he validated higher culture

30 April 2021
Grief and the Limits of Rage
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Grief and the Limits of Rage

The story of suffering and bereavement is larger than the literature of blame

23 April 2021
The Name of the Storm
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The Name of the Storm

Along the unquiet Hooghly

16 April 2021
Maoists or Sub-Rural Thugs?

Getting out of the fallacy of ‘compassion vs combat’

09 April 2021
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Editor's Note

Second wave or not, we have come a long way from the great post-Wuhan incomprehension. Science has regained hope for us

26 March 2021


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 an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s Islam

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, 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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