S Gurumurthy

Ukraine crisis: The war that is changing relations, rules

Having pushed Ukraine into war, the US does not know how to save it. Having started it, Russia does not know where to end it.

30 Mar 2022

Ukraine: As history returns to haunt the world…

Hegel viewed human history as a continuous struggle between opposing ideas till all conflicts get synthesised finally into the perfect State.

25 Mar 2022

A budget for every section of society

The first two budgets presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley were intended to ride an economy in ICU — beset with scams, staggering fiscal and external deficits and policy paralysis — out of an im

02 Feb 2018

Will Rajini change the paradigm of Tamil Nadu politics?

Never after the legendary MGR, as the famed cine actor MG Ramachandran was adored, has Tamil Nadu politics seen such tumult and quake as when Rajinikanth announced his entry into politics on December

08 Jan 2018

De-mon — a multidimensional project

The one-line conclusion certifying demonetisation as a failure judges a multidimensional corrective venture on the basis of one single parameter: the quantum of notes returned.

07 Sep 2017

De-mon — huge, successful course-correction

The reduction of cash with the public and the rise in deposits with the banks will produce a dramatically opposite macro-economic impact.

07 Sep 2017

UP poll results mirror media disconnect with people

More than the exit polls which predicted a BJP lead in the UP polls, it was the satta bazaar, particularly in Mumbai and Delhi, which foresaw Narendra Modi topping 300 seats in the state.

14 Mar 2017

Jaya: Na bhooto na bhavishyati

She emerged and remained an enigmatic, unique and even mysterious phenomenon in politics. She was one of a kind

07 Dec 2016