S Gurumurthy

S Gurumurthy

Covid-19: The villain, bats or bat lady

Even now, what the world knows about the mysterious virus 18 months after it broke out in Wuhan city in China, is that it is mysterious.

30 Nov 2021

Will US politics bury or expose truth?

Being a disciplined writer he did not touch the most sensitive subject the link between the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) and the PLA (Chinese military), which is now coming out.

28 May 2021

Covid: Missing facts, misdirected discourse

The current stentorian discourse sans facts, which shifts the blame on to the government for the supply chain failures of hospitals, misses a more critical fact.

28 Apr 2021

What can torpedo the budget and economy?

If India grows, it will contribute to global recovery. If not, huge investment it is making for growth will go down the drain and that will disappoint the world

06 Feb 2021

Difficulties well-handled. But….

The high infra and other spend in the budget, applauded by all, is precisely because Modi-2.0 did not go overboard in its stimulus spend like others did

05 Feb 2021

Gurumurthy column | Rajini's entry marks tectonic shift in Tamil Nadu politics

Rajinikanth’s announcement to enter the fray in the 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections is an event that has the potential to transform Tamil Nadu’s political landscape.

04 Dec 2020

Love Jihad: Loving for religion

Jihad means any effort to promote Islam. Can love (marriage) be integral to promoting Islam? Neutral 
and Islamic sources say ‘yes, it can be and is’

27 Nov 2020

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.

03 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

Ram Jethmalani was not a person but a phenomenon

He was a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma. The world of law and politics may never see one like him ever

10 Sep 2019

Modi did what Nehru wanted to, but couldn’t, on Article 370

Here is an interesting recall and replay of what Nehru wanted to do but could not.

07 Aug 2019

Gurumurthy column | The Thowheed Jamaths are ISIS terror merchants

The Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath is not just an affiliate of Sri Lanka’s National Thowheed Jamath.

03 May 2019

Lanka terror: Abettors from Tamil Nadu

But the whodunit was no mystery to India or Sri Lanka. India, which knew the culprits, informed Sri Lanka weeks ahead of the carnage. And Sri Lanka, which got the input, too, knew the sinners.

02 May 2019

Indians in the grip of thinking that was foisted upon us, says Gurumurthy

S Gurumurthy, touched upon a variety of topics in a lecture titled ‘State of the economy: India and the World’ in a speech at Vivekananda International Foundation.

22 Nov 2018

Indian economy could have collapsed if demonetisation hadn’t happened: Gurumurthy

The International Monetary Fund was constituted to find a common currency for the world.

22 Nov 2018

US interests explain Trump Enigma

Clearly, Donald Trump's presidency has changed America as its citizens knew it, and its ties with others, as the world knew it, perhaps forever.

21 Sep 2018

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