A Surya Prakash

A Surya Prakash

 

A Surya Prakash is a Senior Fellow at the Vivekananda International Foundation. He specialises in constitutional and parliamentary affairs. He is also the author of ‘What Ails Indian Parliament’ (HarperCollins, 1995). 

The Left crisis in India

The Left crisis in India

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 | A Surya Prakash

The declining fortunes of the two communist parties, CPI and CPI(M), which started from West Bengal, have been a body blow to the communist movement Friedrich Engels had said that one of the principal outcomes of the proletarian revolution would be the withering away of the State. In India, post-2019, the...

India wants retribution

India wants retribution

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 | A Surya Prakash

Pulwama was the tipping point. The anger it has fuelled among Indians is unlikely to abate. Pakistan must take note that it is no longer dealing with a tolerant and patient neighbour   The firm measures initiated by the Modi Government against Pakistan after the dastardly terrorist attack on a Central...

Treading a dangerous path

Treading a dangerous path

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 | A Surya Prakash

All leaders, who indulge in dharna politics, must pay heed to BR Ambedkar’s advice, who strongly believed in the Constitutional scheme to attain social and economic objectives While there have been several instances of confrontation between the Union Government and a State over jurisdictional issues over the last seven decades, what...

Unpleasant home truths

Unpleasant home truths

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 | A Surya Prakash

Unlike the Nehru-Gandhis, who conferred the country's top civilian honour on themselves, the BJP has displayed far greater maturity and magnanimity by taking the right decision While the announcement of the Bharat Ratna for social activist Nanaji Deshmukh, former President Pranab Mukherjee and Assamese musician Bhupen Hazarika by the Narendra...

Historical injustice

Historical injustice

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | A Surya Prakash

Finally, India has a Government at the helm which cares for Hindu refugees. By passing the Citizenship Amendment Act in the Lok Sabha, the Modi regime has tried to correct a past folly Ever since the Narendra Modi Government moved the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in the Winter Session of...

BJP's victory, Congress' loss

BJP's victory, Congress' loss

Tuesday, 01 January 2019 | A Surya Prakash

Unlike the Rajiv Gandhi Government, which failed to uphold the rights of Muslim women, the Modi regime is taking legislative measures to enforce the top court’s judgement on triple talaq Even though the Lok Sabha passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights of Marriage), Bill, 2018, last week, the political slugfest...

State Editions

Richa will not have to distribute Quran: Court

18 July 2019 | PRANAV PRATYUSH / SAURAV ROY | Ranchi

IN BRIEF

18 July 2019 | PNS | Bhopal

Janata Dal United to launch special drive

18 July 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

CM emphasises on new ways to build MP’s future

18 July 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Scindia in Gwalior for 2-day city visit

18 July 2019 | PNS | Bhopal

Sunday Edition

Constable on duty beaten to death by mob in Rajasthan

14 July 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Azam Khan faces arrest in land grab, torture case

14 July 2019 | IANS | Sunday Pioneer

Man's hand gets stuck between Kolkata Metro doors, dies

14 July 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Sunday Pioneer

Devastating storm rips through Nainital

14 July 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

BJP wins 85% rural poll seats uncontested in Tripura

14 July 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Farooq Khan new adviser to J&K Guv

14 July 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer