Man as God

The story of Wonder Woman has it that Diana (future Wonder Woman) is brought up by the Amazons, who...

By Vandana Kohli | June 23, 2017
Sachidananda Murthy

Sachidananda Murthy

Sachidananda Murthy, Resident Editor of Malayala Manorama, New Delhi, is an expert on international and national politics, and governance. He has been with THE WEEK since its launch in 1982.


  • Policing the selfie mania

    Policing the selfie mania

    By Sachidananda Murthy | July 02, 2017

    Vappala Balachandran, a distinguished police officer, who served in the Maharashtra police force and in the external intelligence agency R&AW for a long time has a new book...

  • Casting the net wider

    Casting the net wider

    By Sachidananda Murthy | June 25, 2017

    Over the last few days, several non-dalit Union ministers and chief ministers of the BJP have been making high profile visits to dalit homes across the country to show their...

  • Tilling without till

    Tilling without till

    By Sachidananda Murthy | June 18, 2017

    As Narendra Modi celebrates three years of his government, an area which has not got enough attention from him is the agrarian economy. The farmers’ agitations which rocked...

  • Stuck in sand

    Stuck in sand

    By Sachidananda Murthy | June 11, 2017

    Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh came to power railing against the corruption of the Badals. But, he has not covered himself with glory by allowing Rana Gurjit Singh, who is...

  • The rejig is up

    The rejig is up

    By Sachidananda Murthy | June 04, 2017

    Parliamentarians belonging to the BJP are nursing hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would go for a cabinet reshuffle once he is through with the third anniversary...

  • Poaching its way to power

    Poaching its way to power

    By Sachidananda Murthy | May 28, 2017

    In corporate phraseology, the BJP has taken both the organic and inorganic routes to grow in states where it had been in the opposition ranks. The party heavily poached valuable...

  • No leisure for leaders

    No leisure for leaders

    By Sachidananda Murthy | May 21, 2017

    For a long-time fan of cinema, watching three films in three weeks would be nothing new. But it becomes news when the viewer happens to be a chief minister. That too when he...

  • Term, and conditions

    Term, and conditions

    By Sachidananda Murthy | May 14, 2017

    Sitaram Yechury must be pleased with the voices of support from opposition parties for a third term in the Rajya Sabha—his six-year term ends in August. Leaders of the Congress,...

  • Hitting home

    Hitting home

    By Sachidananda Murthy | May 07, 2017

    Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel set the trend for home ministers to have a serious, even stern look. As guardians of internal security, they always receive news of trouble, take steps...

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