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The rejig is up

Parliamentarians belonging to the BJP are nursing hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would go...

By Sachidananda Murthy | June 04, 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.


  • 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...

  • A mixed message

    A mixed message

    By Sachidananda Murthy | April 30, 2017

    The confusion in the Narendra Modi government over the protocol treatment for Canada’s defence minister Harjit Singh Sajjan has once again exposed the misgivings about Canadian...

  • It’s showtime for Modi

    It’s showtime for Modi

    By Sachidananda Murthy | April 23, 2017

    As the Parliament session ends a month earlier than usual because of the early presentation and passage of the Union budget this year, MPs get a three-month break. More...

  • Raise voice against violence

    Raise voice against violence

    By Sachidananda Murthy | April 16, 2017

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been attacked by his opponents for his selective silence on incidents of violence and mayhem. His opponents have said that when Indians were...

  • Fights in sight

    Fights in sight

    By Sachidananda Murthy | April 09, 2017

    After the adrenalin-fuelled assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and four other states, there is less intensity in Delhi for the byelections, on April 9 and 12, to three Lok Sabha...

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