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.


In the air

After the burst of airport privatisation initiated in the early 2000s, there is now

By Sachidananda Murthy May 27, 2018

Paradigm shift

As Vladimir Putin begins his fourth term as Russian president, the Narendra Modi

By Sachidananda Murthy May 20, 2018

Helpless sentinel

In many a conversation about the paralysis of Parliament or the confrontation in the

By Sachidananda Murthy May 13, 2018

Not invited to the party

There was nostalgia among admirers of stalwarts Lal Krishna Advani and Murli Manohar

By Sachidananda Murthy May 06, 2018

Talking terms

The political and strategic communities in Pakistan are taken up with the evolving

By Sachidananda Murthy April 29, 2018

Delhi under fire

Both the BJP and the Aam Aadmi Party came to power on the plank of good governance.

By Sachidananda Murthy April 22, 2018

Everybody loves a good washout

Sumitra Mahajan has proved that absolute majority for a party is no guarantee that

By Sachidananda Murthy April 15, 2018

Sermon on the mount

Narendra Modi is used to making long, interesting speeches. And, he revels in

By Sachidananda Murthy April 08, 2018

Red flags, green signals

Both the main communist parties in India are gearing up for their mega conventions

By Sachidananda Murthy April 01, 2018

Zeal and seal

Hardeep Singh Puri, who excelled in the multinational environs of the United Nations

By Sachidananda Murthy March 25, 2018

Combative commerce

Lutyens' Delhi boasts many war rooms, starting from the ultra-secret facility

By Sachidananda Murthy March 18, 2018

Vocal warrior

Cabinet secretaries, who head the country’s civil service, have normally been silent

By Sachidananda Murthy March 11, 2018

No hold on the board

Is the absence of directors representing officers and workers on the board of Punjab

By Sachidananda Murthy March 04, 2018

Budget bickering

The increasing criticism of Arun Jaitley’s budget by some of the prime minister’s

By Sachidananda Murthy February 25, 2018

Political security first

Is it old wine in old bottle? There has been lukewarm response in political circles

By Sachidananda Murthy February 11, 2018
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