V Shoba

Shadow boxing over NTR vs YSR legacy unlikely to win Jagan any points

Marginalised TDP uses row over renaming of NTR university to gain mileage after YSR Congress picks a fresh fight with its rival

27 September 2022
D Gukesh: Perfectly Paired

India’s youngest grandmaster and his irreverent coach on a journey of self-invention

23 September 2022
Hyderabad: Liberation or Integration Day?
Hyderabad: Liberation or Integration Day?

The TRS and the BJP lock horns over 75 years of Operation Polo

14 September 2022
‘You have got to be optimistic in a young country,’ says Rohini Nilekani

Rohini Nilekani speaks to Open about creating a balance between the state, communities and the marketplace

09 September 2022
The Munugode Magnet

An upcoming bypoll can change BJP’s prospects in Telangana

09 September 2022
Congress flip-flop on Chinese anti-US seminar

The curious case of an India-China community event in Bengaluru that listed former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and other Congress leaders as invitees

29 August 2022
Cyber Crimes: The Net Ninjas

Telangana takes the lead in fighting cyber crimes

26 August 2022
Cover Stories
Shadow of the Wind

A meeting with the maker of the classic Partition film

11 August 2022
It’s Party Time for EPS

Among the things that EPS hopes to get done as he chairs the party MLAs’ meet on July 17 is to ensure OPS is reduced to a mere PS in the history of AIADMK

15 July 2022
A Familiar Whiff

Homegrown fragrances are evoking the smells of modern India

03 December 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 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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