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.


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

What China wants from Italy, and vice versa

On my first visit to China in the early 1990s I found at every hotel that I stayed

By Sanjaya Baru April 06, 2019

Venezuela: Will India give in to US pressure?

Where there is oil and natural gas there is the potential for conflict. From West

By Sanjaya Baru March 23, 2019

An Indian view of China

Two decades ago prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and his national security

By Sanjaya Baru March 09, 2019

Turn of Kashmiri millennials

Politicians are responsible for everything, laments Ghulam Hassan Dar, a farmer and

By Sanjaya Baru February 23, 2019

Has Congress virtually decimated itself in Andhra and Telangana?

In a letter full of angst and agony, a senior leader of the Sonia Congress in Andhra

By Sanjaya Baru February 09, 2019

Primed for power

With the singular exception of Karnataka’s H.D. Deve Gowda no chief minister made it

By Sanjaya Baru January 26, 2019

Have you read the book?

We are into what has come to be known as the ‘lit fest’ season. From Delhi to

By Sanjaya Baru January 12, 2019

A year to remember?

The Russian Revolution happened in 1917 and the Jallianwala Bagh massacre happened

By Sanjaya Baru December 29, 2018

Manmohan’s lesson for Modi

In Rajasthan, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was expected to be defeated. In

By Sanjaya Baru December 15, 2018
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