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). 

Nepotism everywhere

Nepotism everywhere

Tuesday, 28 July 2020 | A Surya Prakash

Just look at the way party tickets are distributed during a parliamentary election and you realise that ‘being connected’ matters a lot. It’s no different from Bollywood The sudden and tragic demise of Sushant Singh Rajput in rather mysterious circumstances has triggered a huge debate on all that is wrong with...

India’s super spreaders

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 | A Surya Prakash

At a time when the Union and State Governments and institutions are working with the single determination to contain COVID-19, the Tablighi Jammat has turned out to be a spoiler The latest estimates of the Union Health Ministry indicate that over 35 per cent of the COVID-19 cases that are springing...

A ticking time-bomb

A ticking time-bomb

Friday, 13 March 2020 | A Surya Prakash

Both the Hindu and Muslim communities have to factor in new attitudes that govern them since the old equation has collapsed. A new formula is needed to co-exist peacefully It’s obvious to anyone, who has seen the videos and read the first-hand accounts of residents in the troubled north-east area of...

A Constitution not so fragile

A Constitution not so fragile

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 | A Surya Prakash

Proud, natural-born citizens of the country must see through the dubious plans of selective propaganda on CAA and NPR The agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the National Population Register (NPR) and related matters, triggered largely by fears that the Union Government will deprive millions of Muslims of their citizenship,...

Strength of an institution

Strength of an institution

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 | A Surya Prakash

The peaceful resolution of the Ayodhya conflict within the Constitutional framework is a sterling example of our pristine democratic traditions and our evolution as a democracy Finally, after many centuries, the decks have been cleared for the construction of the Ram temple at Ayodhya with the Union Government setting up the...

A Constitutional mandate

A Constitutional mandate

Tuesday, 28 January 2020 | A Surya Prakash

Those individuals/leaders, who stand opposed to the CAA, must show respect to the Constitution, which empowers Parliament to make laws regarding citizenship Continued opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which was passed by Parliament last month, and to the preparation of the National Population Register (NPR) by several State Governments,...

State Editions

BSES discoms’ replacement scheme for ACs, fans

08 August 2020 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Govt sends notices to 5,584 firms for not filing GST returns

08 August 2020 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Pay salaries of Covid warriors, Cong workers tell Kejriwal

08 August 2020 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

FIR filed against six revenue officials among 12 people

08 August 2020 | Parvesh Sharma | Delhi

SDMC swings into action as vector-borne diseases surge

08 August 2020 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

CSE welcomes notification of EV Policy

08 August 2020 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

Bonded with love

02 August 2020 | Navneet Mendiratta | Agenda

A spiritual bond

02 August 2020 | Sant Rajinder Singh | Agenda

Astrological remedies for cure

02 August 2020 | Acharya Praveen Chauhan | Agenda

Do we know all the factors?

02 August 2020 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Awareness is Godliness

02 August 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

A new chapter begins

02 August 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer