G S Vasu

G S Vasu

Of Disha Ravi, andolan jeevis and speaking to power from inside and outside

When in Opposition, politicians hail the right to dissent. But when they come to power, they conveniently forget their own words and stifle freedom of expression

27 Feb 2021

Let's get real, this is not a normal recession!

We could see a situation where there is no demand but prices go up, owing to the inability of firms to cut cost on essentials or other commodities due to shrunken volumes

20 Jul 2020

The Jean Dreze Interview: Keeping migrant workers from returning home will deepen COVID-19 financial crisis

Holding migrants where they are is a bad idea, even from the point of view of containing the coronavirus crisis, says economist Jean Dreze in a wide-ranging interview with our Editor GS Vasu.

27 Apr 2020

The Thomas Isaac Interview | 'We're faced with a calamity and yet the FM hasn't met us'

You have the COVID crisis and soon you will have a humanitarian crisis. Don't allow things to slip to that level, the Kerala Finance Minister warns the Centre in an interview with Editor GS Vasu.

26 Apr 2020

The KTR interview | 'COVID crisis has told us we are one and very alike'

K T Rama Rao on why the centre needs to do more for the states and why we should be aggressively pitching for businesses to come to India in a post-COVID world.  

23 Apr 2020

The future of lockdown will depend on what we know when it nears the end: Infosys Prize winning biologist Satyajit Mayor

I don't see why the virus will not play itself out like it has done in other places, because at the end of the day we are all the same species, Professor Satyajit Mayor tells TNIE editor GS Vasu

07 Apr 2020

No need to panic, COVID-19 is something we can easily conquer: Padma Bhushan Dr D Nageshwar Reddy  

In a chat with The New Indian Express Editor GS Vasu, the internationally renowned medical expert shares two key findings that give India reason to hope.

02 Apr 2020

Lockdown can be lifted only if hospitals can cope with surge in cases: Dr Rahul Potluri

Dr Rahul Potluri, who works with the UK's NHS, tells TNIE Editor GS Vasu that lifting the lockdown before the coronavirus can be completely beaten may only cause more long-term problems...

02 Apr 2020

Person of the Year 2018: KCR - A cut above the rest

It was surely not a bed of roses for KCR ever since he broke away from the Telugu Desam in 2001 to float the TRS to achieve the goal of statehood for Telangana.

27 Dec 2018

TNIE Exclusive: Justice Chelameswar skips SC Collegium meet for want of transparency in judges' appointments

Dissenting judge in Oct 2015 NJAC verdict holds out for openness in process, demands recommendations in writing.

12 Jan 2018

The people win as history is made

Thursday’s pronouncement by a nine-judge Constitution bench that right to privacy is very much a part of the fundamental rights guaranteed under Article 21 is not just historic.

25 Aug 2017

Note ban was an inevitable step: Gurumurthy

Unless there is a pressure on the system, it doesn’t work, says well-known economic and political commentator S Gurumurthy.

30 Dec 2016

The pragmatic Communist

Be it Kerala’s dismal fiscal position or relations with Centre, Pinarayi more keen on finding solutions than pointing fingers

10 Sep 2016

Known knowns and the known unknowns

The tragedy is that everyone knows what ails Kashmir and what the solutions are. But the embers are convenient to many

30 Jul 2016

Disruption, the big theme of our times

Liberalisation and technology penetration, while beneficial, have also deepened divisions in the country

16 Jul 2016

A journey back in time to Goenka's days

There is a lot more that is not known about the man and his fights with the govt, particularly during the Emergency

18 Jun 2016

AAPortunities Exist But Kejris Have to Wait: Prof

Kodandaram believes AAP-like parties may find space in N India due to the prevailing situation but says it’s premature to jump to the same conclusion in case of Telangana where people have great expectations on the KCR govt

13 Feb 2015

'I am Watching You'

KCR puts cabinet colleagues on notice; besides Rajaiah, three other ministers under the scanner for ‘questionable decisions’

24 Jan 2015

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