Guest Column

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.


Age of marriage

Sealed envelopes, whether given to the Supreme Court or to the government, often

By Sachidananda Murthy January 31, 2021

Marine malice

The owners of the Indian cargo ship MV Jag Anand and the 23 Indian sailors on board

By Sachidananda Murthy January 24, 2021

The stinking truth

The National Human Rights Commission used to be a noisy organisation, making up with

By Sachidananda Murthy January 17, 2021

Digital loan sharks

Even as there is good news of the arrival of vaccines against coronavirus, there is

By Sachidananda Murthy January 10, 2021

Carry-forward effect

The multiple packages of economic stimulus introduced by the Central government and

By Sachidananda Murthy January 03, 2021

The cleft stick of Emergency

The Supreme Court’s decision to issue notice to the Central government on a writ

By Sachidananda Murthy December 27, 2020

The ‘yes or no’ trap

Battling the perception war on the farmers’ agitation, which has become a challenge

By Sachidananda Murthy December 20, 2020

Keeping and spilling secrets

Journalist Rashid Kidwai, who has written books on the Congress, has revealed that

By Sachidananda Murthy December 13, 2020

Tweak in the tale

Even though the Narendra Modi government has insisted that the bipartisan nature of

By Sachidananda Murthy December 06, 2020

Banking on rivers

Except during some monsoons, the Sarayu is a gentle tributary of the Ganga. But, for

By Sachidananda Murthy November 29, 2020

How to vaccinate a nation

Even as laboratories and pharma companies are announcing varying stages of success

By Sachidananda Murthy November 22, 2020

Lone Republican ranger

Ramdas Athawale of the Republican Party of India (A) has attained the unusual

By Sachidananda Murthy November 15, 2020

Ministry of utmost friendliness

S. Jaishankar has been a very cerebral foreign minister, concentrating more on high

By Sachidananda Murthy November 08, 2020

Conflicts in capitals

Chhattisgarh Governor Anusuiya Uikey is miffed that Congress Chief Minister Bhupesh

By Sachidananda Murthy November 01, 2020

Problem peaks

For saving his salary, an adviser-level officer in the Union ministry of

By Sachidananda Murthy October 25, 2020
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