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Mohan Guruswamy

Mohan Guruswamy | The downfall of Punjab: Can it be ‘model’ again?

From a breadbasket state it has now become a basket case that is engorged on huge subsidies such as MSP and free electricity

18 Jan 2022 1:39 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | An important lesson from history for Narendra Modi

What is worrisome is that we know history is not Mr Modi’s forte

12 Jan 2022 1:29 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Dysfunctional Parl leads to a dysfunctional democracy

Legislatures and Parliaments, while meant to be self-governing, still are in need of governing

05 Jan 2022 1:23 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | The loss of momentum in India’s economic growth

The Indian economy, which has been in distress for most of the last decade, is now seriously stricken

28 Dec 2021 2:26 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Two sides of Rajaji: Will India heed him at last?

We remember him mostly for the negatives attributed to him, but his foresight went largely forgotten

14 Dec 2021 2:30 AM


Mohan Guruswamy | The Kumbakonam of the Kanchi Shankaracharya

The Kumbakonam Mutt was established in 1821 by the Maratha king of Tanjore, Pratap Singh Tuljaji, as a branch of the Sringeri Mutt

30 Nov 2021 2:23 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Good governance means long-term government!

Clearly, we need to restructure the government and administration in each of India’s 590 or so districts

23 Nov 2021 2:05 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Nehru vs Patel: On how to conciliate, and not divide

Modi has invested hugely in creating the illusion that the Congress Party’s preferred leader was the Sardar and that Nehru was imposed on it

02 Nov 2021 12:00 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Indian history: The tales of defeat in North India

Little is told about regions like Odisha and Bengal, while Assam hardly figures

26 Oct 2021 1:18 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Who will get Economics Nobel today?

The 2021 laureate will be announced on Monday, October 11

11 Oct 2021 1:27 AM


Mohan Guruswamy | What makes elite think that they are smarter?

The CJI’s observation comes against the backdrop of considerable difficulties being faced by litigants and many lawyers

05 Oct 2021 7:42 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Why governance fails in India’s tribal areas

A Cabinet Committee on Tribal Affairs was meant to constantly review the policy

28 Sep 2021 1:25 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Why the Congress needs an alternative to Modi

It is no wonder then that Narendra Modi’s rise is seen as merited and Rahul Gandhi’s ascension as unmerited

21 Sep 2021 1:53 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | 1962 lesson: How march of folly led us to disaster

The Indian Army was under pressure, but Gen. Thapar was still not prepared to bow to sheer stupidity

07 Sep 2021 3:19 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Global reserve currency is an urgent need for all

In the past few decades, the GWP has grown at a much faster rate

18 Aug 2021 12:49 AM


Mohan Guruswamy | Aug. 15 thoughts: We’ve done better than most; let’s not be too pessimistic

India now adds 17 per cent to world GDP growth, giving it a considerable economic heft

15 Aug 2021 3:47 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Who’s behind Pegasus… and why it’s no big deal

The only difference between them and NSO is that the Israeli company is a white-black operation

05 Aug 2021 1:58 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Liberty and rights for all: Myth of the Magna Carta

Magna Carta came out of an intra-elite struggle between 40 barons and their King

13 Jul 2021 9:11 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Cabinet rejig: PM needs to look for better talent

If PM Modi wants to survive politically and leave a well- regarded legacy, the surest way would be to make his government more effective

06 Jul 2021 7:07 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Modi’s new architecture for govt may hurt India

What should cause us concern is the centrality of the Prime Minister’s residence and office to this new layout

24 Jun 2021 7:03 AM