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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.


Tough for Singapore to balance its relationship with China, India: Sanjaya Baru

It was just as well that Arvind Kejriwal was ticked off for his Singapore sling.

By Sanjaya Baru June 06, 2021

Sanjaya Baru says India's assiduously built brand equity has depleted

Over the past decade, India’s brand equity, assiduously built over the previous

By Sanjaya Baru May 23, 2021

Defining India's power elite is a tough task: Sanjaya Baru

Few among the power elite in India seem willing to be classified as such. It seems a

By Sanjaya Baru April 25, 2021

Bangladesh is looking east and succeeding, says Sanjaya Baru

Bangladesh entered the fiftieth year of its liberation and creation registering the

By Sanjaya Baru April 11, 2021

Sanjaya Baru: Canada, South Korea and Vietnam will seek membership of a Quad Plus

Everyone likes to be a member of an exclusive club, yet no one likes a club whose

By Sanjaya Baru March 28, 2021

V should follow K

Students of economics become familiar with several letters of the English alphabet.

By Sanjaya Baru March 14, 2021

The politics of U-turns

The stand taken by the BJP and the Congress on a range of policy issues including

By Sanjaya Baru February 28, 2021

Budgeting for time

In a recent episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati, Amitabh Bachchan asked a contestant

By Sanjaya Baru February 14, 2021

Burnishing the Padmas

A silver lining to the large and looming dark cloud of concern about institutional

By Sanjaya Baru January 31, 2021

Politics of personality

Actor Rajinikanth’s decision to opt out of Tamil Nadu’s political sweepstakes will

By Sanjaya Baru January 17, 2021

Bengal’s long march

It was in May 1943 that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose gave his clarion call: “Comrades!

By Sanjaya Baru January 03, 2021

Garden city fortunes

I lived my childhood in a locality of Hyderabad called Hardikar Bagh. My high school

By Sanjaya Baru December 20, 2020

Trade tango in a twist

Having turned its back on a regional trading agreement covering the Asia-Pacific

By Sanjaya Baru December 06, 2020

Their lotus is blue

President George W. Bush first ran into prime minister Manmohan Singh on the

By Sanjaya Baru November 22, 2020

The uncertainty conundrum

The International Monetary Fund was once the bastion of what its critics have dubbed

By Sanjaya Baru October 25, 2020
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