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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.

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Railways is facing a dilemma, says Sachidananda Murthy

The railway ministry is flooded with petitions from MPs and passenger associations

By Sachidananda Murthy August 08, 2021

Pramanik faces birther controversy à la Obama, says Sachidananda Murthy

Barack Obama’s critics in the Republican Party used to repeatedly ask him whether he

By Sachidananda Murthy August 01, 2021

Did penchant for virtual meetings cost Harsh Vardhan his job, asks Sachidananda Murthy

A popular story of Indian mythology is about the ‘race around the world’ competition

By Sachidananda Murthy July 25, 2021

Sachidananda Murthy on India's vaccine apartheid knot

Can those who are not vaccinated be forced to stay indoors? The Mizoram government

By Sachidananda Murthy July 18, 2021

Is Modi's Myanmar policy pragmatism or kowtowing, asks Sachidananda Murthy

Even as the western and northern borders are getting more attention, a sort of quiet

By Sachidananda Murthy July 11, 2021

BJP should know dividing Bengal into 3 states is not easy: Sachidananda Murthy

The demand raised by several BJP leaders for bifurcation (or trifurcation) of West

By Sachidananda Murthy July 04, 2021

Modi wants to move on pending reforms to make up for lost time: Sachidananda Murthy

Doctors insist that the phrase “the heart stopped”—to express shock and trauma—is

By Sachidananda Murthy June 27, 2021

Why Kamala Harris is unlike other US vice presidents: Sachidananda Murthy

When US Vice President Kamala Harris called Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders

By Sachidananda Murthy June 20, 2021

MPs have zero funds for favourite projects during COVID: Sachidananda Murthy

The second Covid wave has made many parliamentarians feel helpless as they have to

By Sachidananda Murthy June 13, 2021

EC has enough clout as the biggest customer of EVMs, writes Sachidananda Murthy

Even as the Election Commission continues to be under lens for its omissions and

By Sachidananda Murthy June 06, 2021

What about equity for COVID victims who weren't govt staff: Sachidananda Murthy

Death, for long, has been presumed to be the ultimate equaliser. But, the Uttar

By Sachidananda Murthy May 30, 2021

Pandemic has put narrative on Centre-state ties under stress: Sachidananda Murthy

As the focus has shifted to the state governments for managing the second wave of

By Sachidananda Murthy May 23, 2021

Disaster management in India is often lost in silos, says Sachidananda Murthy

After the 2004 tsunami, the governments at the Centre and states got busy preparing

By Sachidananda Murthy May 16, 2021

Central Vista project is urgently needed, says Sachidananda Murthy

The first wave of Covid-19 mainly hit cities. The second wave, described by the

By Sachidananda Murthy May 09, 2021

Time to re-evaluate rigid stands of Centre, farmers’ unions: Sachidananda Murthy

The end of election campaigning in Bengal could bring the long-running farmers’

By Sachidananda Murthy May 02, 2021
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