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The Man Who Mistook Himself for Bhindranwale

Rahul Pandita

Just before Amritpal Singh went underground, Open travelled with the radical separatist in the region that was once the epicentre of insurgency in Punjab. With the government’s belated crackdown, has the crisis been averted? A dispatch

The Power of Fear

How strong leadership and smart technologies have transformed the directorate of enforcement

Beyond the Brief

Has the Supreme Court overreached by entering the political debate on the Election Commission and the Adani controversy?

Revolutionary Road

Women’s cricket in India has come a long way since the 1930s. It is now ready to take another leap with WPL

A Woman Walks Into a Bar

Female comics are changing the male world of standup comedy but it is a hard grind

The First Feminists

Starting in the middle of the 19th century, they laid the foundation from which gender equality would enter the Indian consciousness

That’s the Spirit

Tamil Nadu with the largest female workforce continues to shatter gender myths

The Passion of PT Usha

Lessons from a champion in surviving and overcoming the odds

Insta Warriors of Chitrakoot

Women in this UP district are using social media to push back against gender norms in their offline lives

The Meaning of Droupadi Murmu

The President’s subtle calls for policy changes reverberate through power corridors


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