S Gurumurthy

S Gurumurthy
Math and effect of Modi package

Its explicit intent is to provide for the deprived and disturbed through direct fiscal spend from the budget.

28 May 2020

Covid-19 package — World and India

Thomas Carlyle called economics “a dismal science”. Multiple opinion production by dismal economic scientists continued into the 21st century.

27 May 2020

Tablighi Jamaat - its other, evil side

Global security experts call it the antechamber of fundamentalism, claim it is used to nurse and indoctrinate terrorists.

02 Apr 2020

Parameswaran ji — Saint in White Robes

A prodigious reader, he must have read thousands of titles in his mother tongue and English.

10 Feb 2020

Pejawar Swami was Karma yogi, Gnana tapasvi

The 33rd acharya in the Guru parampara to lead the Pejawar Mutt, Vishwesha Theertha became a sanyasi and later after the prescribed training, its head.

30 Dec 2019

Will DaMo help NaMo and Xi at Mahabalipuram?

Modi's choice of distant Mahabalipuram for his informal meeting with Xi has an obvious, deep significance and even a deeper message, writes S. Gurumurthy.

11 Oct 2019

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 — 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.

06 Sep 2017

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.

05 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.

15 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