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Mohan Guruswamy

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

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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

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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

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Mohan Guruswamy | India’s culture & how it evolved… Yoga is exercise, it’s not Hinduism

If yoga is Hindu, then karate is Buddhist, kung fu is Confucian and taekwondo also Buddhist

18 Jun 2021 7:14 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | It’s not for India to clean up the Afghanistan mess

If that Afghan situation were to boil over it will spill out mostly into Pakistan, a country quite dedicated to our destruction

08 Jun 2021 7:15 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Tobacco India’s top health crisis: Act now, or just go up in smoke!

It is not that the incidence of smoking is low in India if we take into consideration the widespread bidi habit

31 May 2021 7:39 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Hubris, narcissim and moment of ‘hamartia’

The sin of hubris has been a continuing theme that has captured the imagination of historians, philosophers and theologians alike

25 May 2021 9:24 PM

Mohan Guruswamy | Israel’s brutality in Gaza has dented heroic image

The founding of the State of Israel held out the promise of a new nation

17 May 2021 8:16 AM

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