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.


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

Saffron star

Every regime in Delhi has its favourite actors. For the Narendra Modi government it

By Sachidananda Murthy February 04, 2018

Pradhan of Odisha

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan is on a purple patch of his political career. He

By Sachidananda Murthy January 28, 2018

Poojary’s credit classes

Narendra Modi’s government is claiming success over the Mudra programme, where banks

By Sachidananda Murthy January 21, 2018

Modi’s millstones

Analyses of the Gujarat assembly results showed that, for the BJP, there was more

By Sachidananda Murthy January 14, 2018

Changes suiting the agenda

The assertion of recently inducted junior minister Anant Kumar Hegde, that the BJP government will...

By Sachidananda Murthy January 07, 2018

Relative disadvantages

The fate of two fathers in Himachal Pradesh is a cautionary tale for state-level dynasties in both the...

By Sachidananda Murthy December 31, 2017

Uneasy partnership

Chandrababu Naidu has once again tried to raise the stakes on the special package for Andhra Pradesh....

By Sachidananda Murthy December 17, 2017

School for security

The Central Industrial Security Force which guards hundreds of Central government installations,...

By Sachidananda Murthy December 10, 2017

Venturing into villages

The prime minister’s desire to develop smart cities and model villages has evoked lukewarm response...

By Sachidananda Murthy December 03, 2017

Should Swaraj delegate?

Ajay Bisaria has become India’s high commissioner to Pakistan at a time when relations are at a low...

By Sachidananda Murthy November 26, 2017
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