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). 

Good to focus on skill

Good to focus on skill

Tuesday, 19 January 2021 | A Surya Prakash

The NEP is more in tune with national priorities and contemporary realities. It pays attention to areas that had been neglected for long After decades of intransigence, the Union Government and policymakers in the education sector have come up with a National Education Policy (NEP) which is more in tune with...

Reclaiming the Sardar

Tuesday, 05 November 2019 | A Surya Prakash

People are now acquainted with the pettiness and cunning displayed by the Congress to mask the achievements of Sardar Patel Recently, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra claimed that Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was a dedicated Congress leader and a close associate of former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. She also mocked at the...

Need to re-write history

Tuesday, 22 October 2019 | A Surya Prakash

If we are to preserve our Constitution and our secular, democratic tradition, our history books must mirror truths and our public policy must get attuned to its core values For over six decades after independence, “the Establishment” in Lutyens’ Delhi comprised people belonging to the Nehruvian-Marxist, pseudo-secular consensus. These ideological brothers-in-arms...

Raising Pakistan’s bogey

Tuesday, 08 October 2019 | A Surya Prakash

There are no takers for Imran Khan’s rant over Kashmir because India has succeeded in alerting the world about its divisive agenda and ensured nobody falls into its trap again Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s impotent rage over the abrogation of the special status given to the former State of Jammu...

Veiled plot in Kashmir

Tuesday, 24 September 2019 | A Surya Prakash

The abrogation of Article 370 has many virtues but one of its singular achievements has been that dishonest and hypocrite politicians from the Valley have been exposed Six weeks have gone by since the Narendra Modi Government took the historic step to abrogate Article 370 and bring the erstwhile State of...

The forgotten Gandhi

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 | A Surya Prakash

It’s unfortunate that the Congress never mentions Feroze Gandhi, who was a crusader against corruption and India’s first and undoubtedly the best investigative parliamentarian When we look at the history of democratic institutions in the country, we come across several instances of MPs and MLAs in the Opposition who work hard...

Voices of sanity at last

Tuesday, 27 August 2019 | A Surya Prakash

Some prominent members of the Congress Party are now advising colleagues and political fellow travellers to come to terms with reality At last, we are now hearing some voices of sanity in the Congress! After practising politics of abuse for months and years and being in denial ever since they were...

Congress’ dream fulfilled

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 | A Surya Prakash

Despite many leaders forcefully demanding repeal of Article 370, the grand old party failed to act upon it. Thanks to the Modi-Shah duo, J&K stands integrated It appears as if every prominent leader of the Indian National Congress (INC) is running around like a headless chicken after the momentous decision taken...

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