S Prasannarajan

S Prasannarajan is the Editor of Open magazine

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Anyone but the One

The One is Modi now, and at this moment in Indian politics, as the poet would have said, the performer and the performance have become one.

What Is Past Is Provocation

The lamentation of Romila Thapar, our most venerable historian, is understandable: philistines have come to dominate the political space. The age of the philosopher king is gone; today it is all about spin and sound bites.

Editor’s Note: An Open Republic

This special edition of Open is a celebration of arguments, and we have invited some of the brightest from the world of ideas to make the name of this magazine the abiding ideal of India.

Hollow Man

How Manmohan Singh wrecked his party— and defeated Rahul Gandhi even before Narendra Modi could