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.


Why war of placards in Parliament may not end soon

When speech is drowned in noise, a placard grabs attention

By Sachidananda Murthy August 14, 2022

Sachidananda Murthy on the ‘right’ way to play the diversity card

Congress could learn from BJP how to properly milk diversity agenda

By Sachidananda Murthy August 07, 2022

How apples might upset BJP's applecart in J&K and Himachal

Foreign varieties are flooding the market, causing price crashes

By Sachidananda Murthy July 31, 2022

Sachidananda Murthy on why Naidu was not at the National Emblem inauguration

Parliament officials have two explanations for the VP/Rajya Sabha chair’s absence

By Sachidananda Murthy July 24, 2022

Beware of the subsidy honeytrap

Competition over government freebies is only intensifying

By Sachidananda Murthy July 17, 2022

Sachidananda Murthy on how India is prepping to host G20 leadership summit 2023

Main summit will be held in Delhi, while states will host minister-level summits

By Sachidananda Murthy July 10, 2022

How governments—Union and states—are handling the travelling

Despite all efforts, international tourist arrivals have not been at pre-2020 levels

By Sachidananda Murthy July 03, 2022

When democracy is under trial

Only the Election Commission will be able to find a solution to the crisis

By Sachidananda Murthy June 26, 2022

Modi and Shah are on a mission to enfeeble the Congress, writes Sachidananda Murthy

Trickle of defectors could become a torrent if Operation Lotus finds more success

By Sachidananda Murthy June 19, 2022

Gyanvapi: Sachidananda Murthy writes on the prospect of ‘religious’ bench in courts

Locus standi of the devotee would be easier to establish in a lower court

By Sachidananda Murthy June 12, 2022

CAG has become quiet in the last decade. Who is responsible, asks Sachidananda Murthy

CAG has stopped creating any sensation after the Vinod Rai era

By Sachidananda Murthy June 05, 2022

It's padayatra time for parties and Patras, says Sachidananda Murthy

Congress’s Kanyakumari-Kashmir padayatra would start on October 2

By Sachidananda Murthy May 29, 2022

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
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