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.


Credo needs a redo

Mulayam Singh Yadav had an emotional decision to make. Following an eviction notice,

By Sachidananda Murthy September 21, 2019

After brooms, come pots

Narendra Modi’s pre-election rally in Haryana saw both huge crowds and a large

By Sachidananda Murthy September 14, 2019

Howdy, business

Narendra Modi’s sixth visit to the United States as prime minister, scheduled this

By Sachidananda Murthy September 07, 2019

Slowdown pangs

Big cities and small towns these days have a common story. It is about how millions

By Sachidananda Murthy August 31, 2019

Serial winner

Precedents set by opponents unwittingly help political rivals. During his three-day

By Sachidananda Murthy August 24, 2019

Put J&K in order

Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s excellent articulation is sometimes criticised as

By Sachidananda Murthy August 17, 2019

Penalty strike, on target?

The suicide of coffee tycoon V.G. Siddhartha has once again put the focus on

By Sachidananda Murthy August 10, 2019

Whose dam is it anyway?

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat is in a far luckier place than his predecessors who had

By Sachidananda Murthy August 03, 2019

Deputy speaker: stick and carrot

Even though the budget session of the new Parliament is getting extended by at least

By Sachidananda Murthy July 27, 2019

BJP's ploy for an upper hand in Rajya Sabha

The rush by the BJP to woo opposition members of the Rajya Sabha is driven by its

By Sachidananda Murthy July 20, 2019

The price of austerity

Imran Khan’s decision not to stay at a five-star hotel during his upcoming visit to

By Sachidananda Murthy July 13, 2019

When reel heroes turn into real-life politicians

The plight of celebrities who become MPs is sometimes pitiable. They get more

By Sachidananda Murthy July 06, 2019

How India is preparing for war-like situation in the Gulf

Even as India maintains neutrality in the war of words between the United States and

By Sachidananda Murthy June 29, 2019

Modi and his penchant for springing surprises

Narendra Modi has a penchant for surprises and the selection of Om Birla as the Lok

By Sachidananda Murthy June 22, 2019

What the 'fauji parivar' wants

A demonstrable vote bank for Narendra Modi was the fauji parivar, comprising serving

By Sachidananda Murthy June 15, 2019
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