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). 

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...

1984: An insight into Congress brutality

1984: An insight into Congress brutality

Tuesday, 11 September 2018 | A Surya Prakash

By claiming that the Congress was not involved in the barbaric assault on the Sikh community in 1984, Rahul Gandhi is only rubbing salt on their wounds; there is sufficient evidence to the contrary Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s assertion that his party was not involved in the barbarous assault on...

Vajpayee: The authentic Right-liberal

Vajpayee: The authentic Right-liberal

Tuesday, 28 August 2018 | A Surya Prakash

Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s statesmanship was the ideal bridge which enabled India to transit from the left of Centre politics of Nehru and Indira Gandhi to Centre-Right. He commanded the adulation and admiration of all The outpouring of grief across the country and across the political spectrum following the demise of Atal...

NRC: Congress doing more harm than good

NRC: Congress doing more harm than good

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 | A Surya Prakash

By not standing up for the rights of citizens of Assam, the Congress may well be ceding more political ground to the BJP like it did after Pokhran II, and that too in the run-up to the 2019 polls The release of the final draft of the National Register of Citizens...

Sharia courts: Seeds sown 70 years ago

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 | A Surya Prakash

The monstrous folly of Independent India’s pursuit of a fake brand of secularism has cast a shadow on the secular aspirations of a majority of Indians The decision of the All India Muslim Personal law Board (AIMPlB) to establish Sharia courts in all districts across the country has stirred up...

Ignoring its icons will cost Congress

Tuesday, 03 July 2018 | A Surya Prakash

It is only a matter of time before the BJP appropriates Narasimha Rao just as it did Sardar Patel and other Congress leaders. The Grand Old Party of India will only have itself to blame for it  Friends and admirers from across the country paid rich tributes to former Prime Minister...

The Emergency: Heroes and villains

Tuesday, 19 June 2018 | A Surya Prakash

If we fail to remember the heroes of the Emergency and forget who its villains were,we will not be able to protect and preserve our democratic way of life Apart from the dreaded heat that the month of June brings with it, it also brings back painful memories of the...

legal remedies to prevent unethical coalitions

Tuesday, 05 June 2018 | A Surya Prakash

Post-election bonhomie between parties which were at loggerheads with each other during the campaign is unethical. The people’s mandate must reflect in the process of Government formation The political fallout of the hung verdict delivered by the Karnataka electorate in the recent State Assembly election where losers ganged up to form...

State Editions

Guv reviews State, Central projects in Puri

20 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Odisha holds investors’ meet in Gujarat

20 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Elephant injures 5 in Garhwa

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Palamu holds impressive sacred soil function

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Print Media team wins Tata Steel Media Cup

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

DPS, Ranchi holds Annual Day-ASIMIT

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

Globe Trotting

20 January 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Sharif not completely well, says special medical board

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Bangladesh PM Hasina says Govt will work for all

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer