S Prasannarajan

S Prasannarajan is the Editor of Open magazine

A Word to the Offended
A Word to the Offended

Modi came to power by demolishing taboos. Some of his one-dimensional followers want to create new ones

20 January 2023
Blame It on the Totem
Blame It on the Totem

What we see today is not the unravelling but a reminder of democracy's tenacity and elasticity

13 January 2023
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The Pursuit of Greatness

It makes some of politics’ most engrossing stories

23 December 2022
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Editor’s Choice

Nights of Plague | The Books of Jacob | Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar | Novelist as a Vocation | Abominations | 1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows | The Story of Russia

16 December 2022
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What Sets Modi Apart

Darers, dreamers, redeemers and the damned in global leadership

16 December 2022
Revenge of the Metaphor

The counter-dreams of a generation have shattered the lies of Xi's state

02 December 2022
Culture War In Qatar

It has won despite losing the opening match

25 November 2022
The Order of the Fabulist

Trump is just one of them

18 November 2022
Twitter Anxiety

Musk exudes the wrong cultural vibe. That is good enough to set the liberal house on fire

04 November 2022
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Between London and Beijing

World is better off with vulnerable leaders

28 October 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 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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