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S Prasannarajan

S Prasannarajan is the Editor of Open magazine

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The Amateur’s Day Out

India today is not the ideal place for a revolution, no matter what hallucinations propel Arvind Kejriwal.

20 March 2014
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Guess who’s in search of the Führer

Rahul’s Hitler invocation is in tune with the lazy intellectual tradition of our undergraduate radicals and peanut socialists

13 March 2014
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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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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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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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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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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

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 IslamWhile

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is 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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