Revelations ~ by S Prasannarajan; We have done it ourselves ~ by Shashi Tharoor; Convenient histories ~ by TCA Raghavan; Forged in fire ~ by PR Ramesh; I of the storm ~ by Madhavankutty Pillai; A Portrait of protest ~ by Siddharth Singh; The end of the American scream ~ by James Astill; Exile and kingdom ~ by Arshia Sattar; Distance is destiny ~ by Nikita Doval; Tenets of trauma ~ by Sudeep Paul; The smell of rice ~ by Sumana Roy; Eye to eye ~ by Kaveree Banzai; To the edge of sorrow ~ by Ullekh NP; Laugh out loud ~ by V Shoba; Lipstick on your mask ~ by Amita Shah; Together in an alien universe ~ by Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr; Viral sexuality ~ by Lhendup G Bhutia; Dharma Forest ~ by Keerthik Sasidharan; Loss and longing ~ by Shreevatsa Nevatia; Revelation diptych ~ by Sudeep Sen; Penelope time ~ by Rosalyn D’Mello; Love in the time of Covid ~ by Nandini Nair; Stay unnamed ~ by Arundhathi Subramaniam; The Colonials ~ by Shehan Karunatilaka; After the end ~ by Jai Udurti and Harsho Mohan Chattoraj; A turbulent year ~ 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.