S Prasannarajan

S Prasannarajan is the Editor of Open magazine

Cover Stories
Forecast 2021

A future built on the ruins of the past need not be fragile. That is the hope of 2021

08 January 2021

As we step out of the plague year

25 December 2020
Editor’s Note

The redundancy of resolutions and other Covid lessons

18 December 2020
Pandemic Correctness

When an informed conversation is a potential threat to consensus

11 December 2020
The Politics of Empathy
The Politics of Empathy

The virtuous, whether left or right or liberal or progressive, needs to be a bit more empathic in the understanding of the other

04 December 2020
Black Noise
Black Noise

Reading Don DeLillo in the time of a pandemic

27 November 2020
Dreams From Obama

Obama's promised land is a hurt and a reward, and maybe that’s how it should be for an American who carries within him the sighs and joys of other cultures

20 November 2020
The Legitimacy Police
The Legitimacy Police

The politics of illegitimacy has lost its ideological custody rights

12 November 2020
The Mind and Mandate of America 2020
Cover Story
The Mind and Mandate of America 2020

Can President Biden be the new Reconciler-in-Chief?

06 November 2020


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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