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.


Humanising the forest

All India Service officers dealing with forests share their service acronym with the

By Sachidananda Murthy November 10, 2018

AAP, reinstalled

Arvind Kejriwal is breathing easy politically (not physically, as his delicate

By Sachidananda Murthy November 11, 2018

Eastern irritation

Managing the neighbourhood has been a big challenge for prime ministers, Narendra

By Sachidananda Murthy November 04, 2018

Cutting a lonely figure

It is a voice that is both silent and vocal. Only the special circumstances he finds

By Sachidananda Murthy October 28, 2018

Can state-run hospitals deny services to patients from other states?

For the Delhi government, medical tourism is fine as long as the patients are from

By Sachidananda Murthy October 15, 2018

The power of two

Narendra Modi has been showering projects and schemes on his Varanasi constituency,

By Sachidananda Murthy October 14, 2018

In full flight

India has hit a century of operational airports, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi

By Sachidananda Murthy October 07, 2018

When politicians use the F-word

In the old days, Bob Woodward’s book Fear: Trump in the White House would have been

By Sachidananda Murthy September 30, 2018

Top cop challenge

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal

By Sachidananda Murthy September 23, 2018

Feeling the female malevolence

India’s skewed sex ratio means men outnumber women. So, if a political Hercules

By Sachidananda Murthy September 16, 2018

Power plays, fiscal shocks

The Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY)—Piyush Goyal’s pet scheme when he was power

By Sachidananda Murthy September 09, 2018

Home, not alone

Imran Khan shunned the palatial prime minister’s house in Islamabad with its 524

By Sachidananda Murthy September 02, 2018

Ranking and spanking

Ranking mania has gripped ministries of the Union government, especially after the

By Sachidananda Murthy August 26, 2018

Make consumer king again

By the time the Indian festival season starts with Onam in Kerala on August 25,

By Sachidananda Murthy August 19, 2018

Coming to a head

Sanjay Mitra, the defence secretary, is navigating the minefields spawned by the

By Sachidananda Murthy August 12, 2018
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