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Hate wave in Delhi  ~  by Rahul Pandita;  The Muslim makeover  ~  by PR Ramesh;  Modi’s fireman  ~  by Amita Shah;  From America with Love  ~  by Brahma Chellaney;  Open diary  ~  by Swapan Dasgupta;  The awakening of Puranjana  ~  by Bibek Debroy;  A study in performance politics  ~  by Madhavankutty Pillai;  Whisperer  ~  by Jayanta Ghosal;  Spectacular diplomacy  ~  by Siddharth Singh;  Vows Renewed  ~  by G Parthasarathy ;  The soilless future of farming  ~  by Madhavankutty Pillai;  In praise of Company artists  ~  by Rosalyn D’Mello;  In conversation with Anuradha Bhagwati  ~  by Nandini Nair;  How India Became British India  ~  by Ullekh NP;  Historical Lives  ~  by Siddharth Singh;  The String Trio  ~  by Lalitha Suhasini;  In conversation with Brad Pitt  ~  by Noel de Souza;  Friendship Band  ~  by Rajeev Masand and more…

Open, a well-lit-window on India, addresses the progressive, globally minded reader, and tries to stay faithful to its promise of not dishing up regurgitated news or majoritarian opinion. Its clutter-free, vibrant design and superior visual content position Open among the best looking magazines in the world. Open set out to be original and stimulating, and stays true to that secret covenant with its readers.

Written and edited for the sophisticated minds of modern India, Open, every week, captures the political, economic and cultural spirit of our times and tries to stay faithful to its promise of not dishing up recycled news or  opinions. A smart magazine that makes its readers feel smarter, Open presents the best of narrative journalism in India. Cutting edge writing on politics, economy, society, culture, books, art, cinema, and sport makes it a magazine that is in a permanent conversation with India. Open is aimed primarily at the global-minded resident Indian reader, though its online offering (this website) gives its readership a more commanding geographical sweep, adding a loyal following outside India to its growing subscriber base and readership in the country.

In some ways, Open is three magazines rolled into one neat, organic bundle. The first section of the magazine, called Openings, is a zippy selection and short analysis of the most relevant and interesting news of the week from around the world. The middle section has sharp features on politics, economy, society, international affairs, sports and much more. The final section, Salon, carries essays on culture, arts, books, cinema, music, theatre and food—plus a popular gossip column on Hindi cinema.