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S Prasannarajan

S Prasannarajan is the Editor of Open magazine

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Voices
Return of the Great Terror

No autocrat as sanguineous as Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is at work today, and it’s nostalgia that drives his extraterritorial ambition.

07 March 2014
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India
2014 An Indian Thriller

In the summer thriller of 2014, history sets the stage for India to choose between the fatal and the fabulous.

07 March 2014
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Voices
Why Indian Politics Is Anti-Wealth

The pornography of poverty is the aesthetic of the desperate populist. And there is no place more rewarding than India for him. Pornography sells, and when poverty is marketed as wretchedness over which we have no control, it sells more

28 February 2014
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Voices
After the AAPocalypse

On Planet Kejriwal, martyrdom, no matter however stage- managed, is a prerequisite for further growth

21 February 2014
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Voices
Who’s Afraid Of Wendy Doniger?

In India, faith may not be in power but the faithful is empowered by the State that is not committed to freedom

14 February 2014

Authors

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press

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