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.


Tale of two public addresses in Maharashtra on Vijayadashami

The words of RSS chief in Nagpur and Thackerays in Mumbai have been followed closely

By Sachidananda Murthy October 02, 2022

Will autorickshaw drivers in Gujarat accept or reject Kejriwal?

Kejriwal, today, finds autorickshaw drivers useful for propaganda

By Sachidananda Murthy September 25, 2022

Is the BJP’s stance on corruption contradictory, asks Sachidananda Murthy

Party has done little about complaints of corruption against its own leaders

By Sachidananda Murthy September 18, 2022

Why K. Chandrashekar Rao’s move to unseat Modi is not working

KCR had been hopping from one state to another, meeting major regional party leaders

By Sachidananda Murthy September 11, 2022

Palanivel Thiaga Rajan—the new poster boy of fiscal federalism

FMs of non-BJP and non-Congress govts have long been assertive on fiscal federalism

By Sachidananda Murthy September 04, 2022

Behind Modi's criticism of dynasts is an electoral factor

BJP needs to undercut regional parties in east and south

By Sachidananda Murthy August 28, 2022

Nothing simple about party symbol

SC's verdict on Sena symbol dispute will be of immense interest to all parties

By Sachidananda Murthy August 21, 2022

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
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