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Sanjaya Baru

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Book Excerpt: 'India's Power Elite' By Sanjaya Baru

Book Excerpt: 'India's Power Elite' By Sanjaya Baru

Apr 24, 2021 Sanjaya Baru

In his new book, Sanjaya Baru deconstructs the morphology of the Indian power elite-comprising remnants of a...

OPINION | Too Much Mediocrity, JNU Deserves World Class Leadership

OPINION | Too Much Mediocrity, JNU Deserves World Class Leadership

Nov 21, 2019 Sanjaya Baru

The image of JNU, a national brand, is being tarred in the name of the nation, writes political commentator...

JNU Needs World-Class Leadership, Not Ideologically Over-Enthusiastic Mediocrity

JNU Needs World-Class Leadership, Not Ideologically Over-Enthusiastic Mediocrity

Nov 20, 2019 Sanjaya Baru

In the depressive higher education milieu of incompetence, casteism and exorbitant fees, JNU stands out as a...

A Voyage That Was Seldom Calm

A Voyage That Was Seldom Calm

Mar 23, 2017 Sanjaya Baru

It was challenging to choose the top 50 CEOs in India by far. The list, we believe, includes all the key...

Laundry Line Notes

Laundry Line Notes

Mar 26, 2012 Sanjaya Baru

The ‘animal’ spirits of enterprise meet ancien regime prolixity

Cowgirl On Capitol Hill

Cowgirl On Capitol Hill

Dec 05, 2011 Sanjaya Baru

Architect of the sharply divisive US foreign policy, Rice delivers on geopolitics; her odd silences are...

The Daily Crossword

The Daily Crossword

Sep 28, 2009 Sanjaya Baru

Gurcharan Das examines the Mahabharata’s labyrinthine moral world for clues to negotiate the prose of life

Should Advani, Manmohan Singh Debate On TV?

Should Advani, Manmohan Singh Debate On TV?

Apr 20, 2009 Sanjaya Baru

Blockers of Parliament debates, BJP hasn't the right to call for a TV show

Path Of The Wheel

Path Of The Wheel

Dec 22, 2008 Sanjaya Baru

Nilekani culls from wide professional, social experiences to examine India, its polity and a hopeful road...

Lessons He Won't Be Giving Anymore

Lessons He Won't Be Giving Anymore

Sep 22, 2008 Sanjaya Baru ON H.Y. Sharada Prasad

H.Y. Sharada Prasad, Indira Gandhi's information advisor & speech-writer who died last fortnight, retired to...

Hindi-Chini,
By And By

Hindi-Chini, By And By

Jun 09, 2008 Sanjaya Baru

Lazy neo-Orientalist perspectives have clouded our view of China. A first-hand narration clears the air.

Whole Lot Of Business Sense

Whole Lot Of Business Sense

May 12, 2008 Sanjaya Baru

A major step forward in the scholarship on capitalist development in India

Chin-o-Arab Hamara Hindostan Hamara

Chin-o-Arab Hamara Hindostan Hamara

Mar 03, 2008 Sanjaya Baru

A full-throated championing of India ignores troubling questions, and clings on to the coat-tails of...

I Met Gandhi, And Then I Met Anti-Gandhi

I Met Gandhi, And Then I Met Anti-Gandhi

Feb 11, 2008 Sanjaya Baru

Imhasly finds India bristling with opinions on Gandhi, but its politics untouched by his ideas

A Bit Of This, That And Economics

A Bit Of This, That And Economics

Apr 30, 2007 Sanjaya Baru

Too many economists may spoil the policy broth, but they produce a good economic encyclopaedia

And Jaswant Said 'Dumb, Dumb, Dumb'

And Jaswant Said 'Dumb, Dumb, Dumb'

Jan 29, 2007 Sanjaya Baru

More than a foreign correspondent's diary, this is an informed, evocative, honest view of India in the '90s

Come On, It's Not
As Bad As That

Come On, It's Not As Bad As That

Jul 17, 2006 Sanjaya Baru

When the sun rises in the east, it's the West that has to worry about the darkness. Why be glum, Mr Jha?

Why We Can't Get To 8%

Why We Can't Get To 8%

May 23, 2005 Sanjaya Baru

Jalan's treatise is not as much about how the economy works, but why it doesn't

Stilted Dialogue

Stilted Dialogue

Aug 13, 2001 Sanjaya Baru

Random reflections of an eclectic selection of Indian economists