Guest Column

Sanjaya Baru

Sanjaya Baru

Sanjaya Baru was the official spokesman and media adviser to PM Manmohan Singh, between May 2004 and August 2008. Currently, he is the director for geo-economics and strategy at the International Institute of Strategic Studies.


Judiciary fills political vacuum

The Supreme Court’s verdict on the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi issue has been

By Sanjaya Baru November 16, 2019

Economy’s hopeful autumn

If winter comes, can spring be far behind, was the hopeful message of poet Percy

By Sanjaya Baru November 02, 2019

Brute majority's not a blessing for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh

It is generally believed that a comfortable parliamentary majority facilitates

By Sanjaya Baru October 19, 2019

Future’s far from perfect for India

How prepared is India to deal with the challenges of the future? Not very well. That

By Sanjaya Baru October 05, 2019

Patriotism out of pocket

The balance of payments crisis of 1990-91 was triggered in part by non-resident

By Sanjaya Baru September 21, 2019

Economy lessons from Chanakya

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh advised his successor, Prime Minister Narendra

By Sanjaya Baru September 07, 2019

Conscience mandated by law

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is once again in the news thanks to what

By Sanjaya Baru August 24, 2019

Whither Asian century?

China’s economy is slowing down. Its growing power and influence are being

By Sanjaya Baru August 10, 2019

Grace and grit of Sheila Dikshit

In recent times, only Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been a recipient of such unalloyed

By Sanjaya Baru July 27, 2019

From proprietorship to party

In his fictionalised autobiography, The Insider, former Prime Minister P.V.

By Sanjaya Baru July 13, 2019

Modi 2.0: Eye on the economy

By seeking out the views of economists, business journalists and business leaders a

By Sanjaya Baru June 29, 2019

Back to bucket baths to save water

Even as the monsoon lashes the western coast, it has been reported that more than 40

By Sanjaya Baru June 15, 2019

Chaturvedi's Challenges of Governance: Yet another insider's view

Speaking at a function launching his autobiography, One Life is Not Enough, former

By Sanjaya Baru May 18, 2019

Lok Sabha polls: How leaders have brought caste politics to the fore

The late Rasheeduddin Khan—one of Jawaharlal Nehru University’s founding professors,

By Sanjaya Baru May 04, 2019

India needs a vibrant Left: Sanjaya Baru

Amidst the daily din and dust of election reportage and analysis, one important

By Sanjaya Baru April 20, 2019
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