S Gurumurthy

S Gurumurthy

Atalji as I knew him

Advani made a paradigm shift by presenting Vajpayee as the agent for change, as the polity gradually became accustomed to becoming less BJP-resistant.

18 Aug 2018

Karunanidhi, the human dynamo

Never in the history of democracy had a leader remained strong and relevant for half a century as Kalaignar did. He was a strategist in the Chanakya mould.

13 Aug 2018

High Court junks Marans’ Discharge as perverse

Madras High Court judge G Jayachandran found errors and illegality as well. The verdict saved not only the prosecution but the credibility of the judiciary itself

28 Jul 2018

2018 bypolls: Hidden message for 2019

While the opposition is elated over its by-election victories, a closer look at the numbers suggests the BJP increased its vote share.

06 Jun 2018

Shame on the CBI for Marans’ discharge

In a shocking verdict, the CBI court has discharged all the accused, including former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and Sun TV boss Kalanidhi Maran in the illegal telephone exchange case.

15 Mar 2018

Jayendra Saraswathi: An Acharya with a difference

Jayendra Saraswathi, the direct disciple of the Mahaswami, was particularly distinct from his predecessor in almost every respect. Being more contemporary than traditional, he often tested the limits

01 Mar 2018

Against fraud? Or against freedom, Mr Roy?

The government has finally acted against Mr and Mrs Prannoy Roy and NDTV Ltd for fraud and deceit, which has been the subject matter of litigation in courts.

06 Jun 2017

Mr Chidambaram, will you sue us now?

If Karti is proved to own Advantage Strategic Consultancy indirectly, he will face jail, perhaps accompanied by his father too in view of the alleged bribe payments by INX Media.

18 May 2017

It’ll clean up Indian polity

The policy directions in the speech of the finance minister introducing the Union Budget 2017-18, presented in the backdrop of demonetisation but more as a follow-up to it, constitute a paradigm shift

02 Feb 2017

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: The soft power exponent of India

Secular India is ignorant of the philosophic and cultural soft power of ancient India and its high value and need in modern times.

19 Nov 2016

SC collegium functioning: betrayal of third judges case

The serious matter needs a national debate and should not be left only to the judiciary to decide

11 Sep 2016

Modi conquers world to govern India

Modi pole-vaulted over all hate campaigns and U-turned the US within months after he became Prime Minister

12 Jun 2016

Pre-Independence Congress reincarnates as expanding BJP

Congressmen are hoping Priyanka will somehow be cajoled into entering politics by the time elections in Uttar Pradesh draw close... the last weapon in the arsenal for Congressmen who cannot see beyond 10 Janpath.

21 May 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Karti Chidambaram Holds Global Empire Through Benamis

Express investigations prove Karti holds global empire through benamis; will Chidambaram stop lying at least from now?

26 Apr 2016

FRBM Law is Irrational. Amend it

The way economists have made simple theories into complex mathematical equations has made monetary economics seem difficult to comprehend.

26 Feb 2016

Fiscal Deficit:Story of the Magic '3' Per cent

The figure made its debut in fiscal economic discourse with the advent of the Eurozone but this rule is observed more in breach by the EU member-states themselves.

26 Feb 2016

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