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.


Small enterprises, big gains

Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das is a man on the move. In his brief

By Sachidananda Murthy January 12, 2019

30 days; in ‘jail’ for 40 years

Soli Sorabjee, who was attorney general during the six years of Atal Bihari

By Sachidananda Murthy January 05, 2019

Art of silence

Continuously accused of being a silent prime minister during his ten-year reign,

By Sachidananda Murthy December 29, 2018

Man with a mission

The Ranjan Gogoi-led Supreme Court has sprung several surprises, starting from the

By Sachidananda Murthy December 15, 2018

Not yet a political hot potato

Three months after the prime minister’s office directed the corporate affairs

By Sachidananda Murthy December 08, 2018

Holy site, old plight

For a long time, the oldest policy cell in the Union government was on bringing a

By Sachidananda Murthy December 01, 2018

Relevance acknowledged

Sharad Yadav had spent anxious moments in his Delhi residence awaiting word from the

By Sachidananda Murthy November 24, 2018

A journey cut short

Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s cabinet had stalwarts with strong views and even stronger

By Sachidananda Murthy November 17, 2018

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
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