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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.

POWER POINT

Sachidananda Murthy on Modi's U-turn on the sedition law

The motive for the change will only be known when government finalises changes

By Sachidananda Murthy May 22, 2022

Best option for Babul Supriyo is to swallow his pride, writes Sachidananda Murthy

If Supriyo doesn't take oath, he cannot be minister for more than 6 months

By Sachidananda Murthy May 15, 2022

Sachidananda Murthy on why Mamata Banerjee picked Shatrughan Sinha for Asansol

Part of her long-term desire to make Trinamool a party of north, northeastern India

By Sachidananda Murthy May 08, 2022

India's happiness index ranking is on the mark, says Sachidananda Murthy

Tautness of facial muscles is a feature among many leaders who have won elections

By Sachidananda Murthy May 01, 2022

Sachidananda Murthy on the validity of bulldozers

Governments led by Congress, other parties have also used bulldozers

By Sachidananda Murthy April 24, 2022

Why India may never get a super agency, Sachidananda Murthy explains

Proposals to merge investigative agencies have met internal and external opposition

By Sachidananda Murthy April 17, 2022

Mann wants special financial package. Join the queue, say other CMs

The NITI Aayog advises prudent management of resources and cutting of freebies

By Sachidananda Murthy April 10, 2022

Modi's (selective) dynasty card

The PM has pushed hard against dynastic politics but there are exceptions

By Sachidananda Murthy April 03, 2022

Sachidananda Murthy on policing the polls

It is easier to hold polls in fewer phases, but EC, Centre and states prefer caution

By Sachidananda Murthy March 27, 2022

Pakistan not amused by Taliban official's wheat comment: Sachidananda Murthy

Islamabad has launched a protest with Kabul

By Sachidananda Murthy March 20, 2022

Need domestic political consensus on Ukraine: Sachidananda Murthy

The crisis is an opportunity for the BJP to seek the views of the opposition

By Sachidananda Murthy March 13, 2022

Sachidananda Murthy on KCR's anti-Modi coalition

More cooperation is needed, on a federal front and on Modi's river-linking project

By Sachidananda Murthy March 06, 2022

Sachidananda Murthy on the BJP's silence in select states on the hijab ban

BJP units in Bihar, Punjab and Delhi are not asking for a ban for different reasons

By Sachidananda Murthy February 27, 2022

Though conditions change, our elections remain the same, writes Sachidananda Murthy

Campaign over WhatsApp and Facebook is becoming less attractive

By Sachidananda Murthy February 20, 2022

Raids, seizures and an EC dilemma: Sachidananda Murthy

The Election Commission is proud of how its expenditure observers and flying squads

By Sachidananda Murthy February 13, 2022
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