Prafull Goradia

Prafull Goradia

Remembering demonetization

Remembering demonetization

Monday, 28 November 2022 | Prafull Goradia

Demonetisation was successful in curbing the informal economy and insulating the country from the neighbour’s financial mischiefs Reportedly, there are some 50 petitions pending in the country’s courts protesting the demonetization of currency notes that was implemented on November 8, 2016; we just passed its eighth anniversary. Understandably, this move by...

The man who broke up the Soviet Union

The man who broke up the Soviet Union

Tuesday, 06 September 2022 | Prafull Goradia

Gorbachev, the man who oversaw the collapse of the erstwhile USSR, is no more. His method might be questionable; his intentions are not Mikhail Gorbachev's place in the hall of history is reserved for altering the future of the whole world in a matter of six or seven years. Arguably no...

Is democracy really in danger?

Is democracy really in danger?

Wednesday, 31 August 2022 | Prafull Goradia

Contrary to the popular perception being created by certain individuals, democracy is thriving in the country Traversing over the last several months, one would be hard pressed to read a newspaper or remember a television channel wherein someone has not complained that in India, democracy is being bypassed, or that "democracy...

Holistic health with Ayurveda

Holistic health with Ayurveda

Friday, 26 August 2022 | Prafull Goradia

Ayurveda has provided holistic health to mankind since ancient times, it needs a little support to become an alternative to allopathy If all the medical experts knew the background of medicine in India, the current controversy might not have taken place. For centuries, India subsisted on Ayurveda and Unani (or Greek)...

Saving India from unruly neighbours

Saving India from unruly neighbours

Monday, 15 August 2022 | Prafull Goradia

India has two not-so-friendly neighbours in China and Pakistan; though India has moved on, they haven’t Pakistani rulers suffer from several obsessions; the Olympic torch passing through Srinagar before eventually reaching Chennai is one of many. How unfortunate that so many of their aspiring chess players were denied the opportunity to...

Belligerent China masks its anxiety

Belligerent China masks its anxiety

Thursday, 11 August 2022 | Prafull Goradia

Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan despite China’s displeasure with the trip reveals its diplomatic limitations and diminishing influence in the region China's failure to intervene during the visit of Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, to Taiwan, notwithstanding the threats dished out by the Communist regime, including President...

The current mess in Lankan politics

The current mess in Lankan politics

Monday, 23 May 2022 | Prafull Goradia

The installation of a new, and experienced, Government in the island nation is a harbinger of good change, and India must lend a helping hand Now that a responsible and experienced replacement for the unpopular and forcibly ousted Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has been appointed, it is time for Sri Lanka...

Hindus’ incoherent angst about identity

Hindus’ incoherent angst about identity

Saturday, 14 May 2022 | Prafull Goradia

If the Hindus had found a sufficiently eloquent manner of expressing their pain, the Muslims could then have taken the current changes in their stride A few people know what Sir Arnold Toynbee told his Indian audience when he came to address them to commemorate Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. Toynbee had...

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Balance emotion with reason

27 November 2022 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Climate Change the failed CoP27

27 November 2022 | Dr. VK Bahuguna | Agenda

Streaming deaths

27 November 2022 | Archana Jyoti | Agenda

Side-stepping Tobacco-free Film Rules in India

27 November 2022 | HEALTH PIONEER | Agenda

26/11: A shared pain that binds India, Israel together

27 November 2022 | Pioneer | Agenda