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.


Home to be bulldozed?

A favourite phrase of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in governmental meetings of

By Sachidananda Murthy January 18, 2020

Delhi dominates

A perception about the top leadership of the BJP is that compared with the

By Sachidananda Murthy January 11, 2020

Poach and win

Sharad Pawar had attributed his high energy levels during the Maharashtra assembly

By Sachidananda Murthy January 04, 2020

Home affairs; external, too

When there are differences between the Union finance ministry and the Reserve Bank

By Sachidananda Murthy December 28, 2019

Modi needs to brainstorm

UNLIKE SOME of his predecessors, Narendra Modi takes extreme interest in security

By Sachidananda Murthy December 21, 2019

Politics over prisons

The jail portfolio is not a priority on the list of new ministers, who always covet

By Sachidananda Murthy December 14, 2019

A few ‘remarkable’ men

Leaders like Union minister Giriraj Singh, and MPs Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

By Sachidananda Murthy December 07, 2019

Rhinos in Corbett

The Uttarakhand wildlife board’s decision to introduce the Asian one-horned

By Sachidananda Murthy November 30, 2019

Livid about livery

A tweet by an ex-Army chief is as powerful as a gunshot. This was most recently seen

By Sachidananda Murthy November 23, 2019

Telugu tots, English thoughts

Scholar and communist E.M.S. Namboodiripad would read anything and everything that

By Sachidananda Murthy November 16, 2019

The veteran uprising

Military men are chosen neither for a sense of humour nor for tolerating insults. It

By Sachidananda Murthy November 09, 2019

Switch on mission mode

With Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections out of the way, the BJP is getting

By Sachidananda Murthy November 02, 2019

India learns how to undercut the Chinese

Long ago, when the government proposed fast-tracking approvals for industrial

By Sachidananda Murthy October 26, 2019

The PIL puzzle

Nitish Kumar has been a leader who believes that actions should speak for

By Sachidananda Murthy October 19, 2019

The home and away polls

It is election season both in India and abroad. Narendra Modi is chief campaigner in

By Sachidananda Murthy October 12, 2019
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