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.


Anti-viral salvos; diplomatic salves

Even as Indian diplomats posted abroad are busy coping with the public health

By Sachidananda Murthy March 29, 2020

Unions and bailout tremors

It is a tiny drop in an ocean-sized investment made by funds managed under social

By Sachidananda Murthy March 14, 2020

Master of equidistance

As he grows more successful and senior in electoral politics, Arvind Kejriwal is

By Sachidananda Murthy March 07, 2020

To woo or not to woo

When the AIADMK joined the National Democratic Alliance early last year, the

By Sachidananda Murthy February 29, 2020

Head to head

Where are we heading!”tweeted West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar as he flounders

By Sachidananda Murthy February 22, 2020

Stay and deliver

S. Suresh Kumar has been an innovative minister in Karnataka. In charge of the

By Sachidananda Murthy February 15, 2020

Tailored for growth

At a time when Bangladesh is threatening to permanently overtake India in apparel

By Sachidananda Murthy February 08, 2020

Pension politics

Chhattisgarh has joined fellow Congress-ruled states of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh

By Sachidananda Murthy February 01, 2020

Eyes on the pearl

Eyebrows went up in the strategic community about an enthusiastic announcement by

By Sachidananda Murthy January 25, 2020

Home to be bulldozed?

A favourite phrase of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in governmental meetings of

By Sachidananda Murthy January 18, 2020

Delhi dominates

A perception about the top leadership of the BJP is that compared with the

By Sachidananda Murthy January 11, 2020

Poach and win

Sharad Pawar had attributed his high energy levels during the Maharashtra assembly

By Sachidananda Murthy January 04, 2020

Home affairs; external, too

When there are differences between the Union finance ministry and the Reserve Bank

By Sachidananda Murthy December 28, 2019

Modi needs to brainstorm

UNLIKE SOME of his predecessors, Narendra Modi takes extreme interest in security

By Sachidananda Murthy December 21, 2019

Politics over prisons

The jail portfolio is not a priority on the list of new ministers, who always covet

By Sachidananda Murthy December 14, 2019
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