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.


Trains for the future

The power to dream big in times of difficulties is both brave and poignant. For the

By Sachidananda Murthy August 16, 2020

Check on chiefs

BJP president J.P. Nadda had a plan to convene a conclave of the party’s chief

By Sachidananda Murthy August 09, 2020

Prevention and fear

After ruthlessly launching the Rajasthan Police against his own party’s ministers

By Sachidananda Murthy August 02, 2020

Jail, bail and the frail

As Covid-19 spread its tentacles, several high courts gave liberal bail orders to

By Sachidananda Murthy July 26, 2020

Administer sans minister

The phrase ‘group of ministers’ is anathema to the Narendra Modi government, as it

By Sachidananda Murthy July 19, 2020

Rage for reforms

Memorialists of P.V. Narasimha Rao recall not only his prime ministership, but also

By Sachidananda Murthy July 12, 2020

An oily challenge

Daily rise in the prices of petrol and diesel for a fortnight in June has made

By Sachidananda Murthy July 05, 2020

Cost of reserve

Diplomacy is one profession where statements are made carefully, especially if it

By Sachidananda Murthy June 28, 2020

Gowda returns

In Britain, when prime ministers resign, they also lose the leadership of their

By Sachidananda Murthy June 21, 2020

Political porcupines

Ruling parties say claims of mismanagement are direct attack on frontline workers

By Sachidananda Murthy June 14, 2020

Reactionary regimes

Even as the lockdown is easing, there are doubts whether the new-found initiatives

By Sachidananda Murthy June 07, 2020

The right-leaning reforms

The final two tranches of Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s announcements

By Sachidananda Murthy May 31, 2020

Ministers vs super-bureaucrat

People get “high” after consuming good quantities of alcohol, but ministers and the

By Sachidananda Murthy May 24, 2020

Who will save Mehbooba?

Has Mehbooba Mufti become a forgotten figure? Her preventive detention began when

By Sachidananda Murthy May 17, 2020

Remote possibilities in Mumbai

Bhagat Singh Koshyari is a man who loves to take his time. Or, as critics say, the

By Sachidananda Murthy May 10, 2020
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