If this is a man ~ by S Prasannarajan; What Yogi did right ~ by PR Ramesh and Ullekh NP; In conversation with Yogi Adityanath ~ by PR Ramesh; The limits of leadership ~ by Shashi Tharoor; A rising India unnerves the West ~ by Minhaz Merchant; The aesthetics of Indian politics II ~ by Makarand R Paranjape; Bollywood family values ~ by Kaveree Bamzai; The legend of the Poonawallas ~ by Coomi Kapoor; Whisperer ~ by Jayanta Ghosal; In conversation with Tahmima Anam ~ by Antara Raghavan; The house of Tatas ~ by Siddharth Singh; Desert pains ~ by Suneetha Balakrishnan; Hard truths ~ by Kaveree Bamzai; The author between the lines ~ by Mini Kapoor; Cop Out ~ by Aditya Mani Jha; Stargazer ~ by Kaveree Bamzai 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.