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 Italian connection

The Italian connection

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 | A Surya Prakash

BG Deshmukh’s revelations in his book, A Cabinet Secretary Looks Back, shows how security protocols in the Rajiv era weren’t entirely above board  There is much talk of how Rajiv Gandhi as Prime Minister took his Italian relatives on a holiday to Lakshadweep and compromised national security by misusing the...

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...

Sunday Edition

Globe Trotting

19 May 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Left, TMC urge EC to ensure free, fair polling

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Didi’s nephew sends defemation notice to PM

19 May 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Sunday Pioneer

MoD rejects Vice Admiral Bimal Verma's petition

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer