Prafull Goradia

Prafull Goradia

Kashmir dilemma is deeply rooted

Kashmir dilemma is deeply rooted

Saturday, 23 October 2021 | Prafull Goradia

To overcome the gulf in Kashmir, everyone should understand one another so that the Government does not keep going round the mulberry bush A Kashmiri acquaintance recently described the situation in Kashmir as a continuation of the Indo-Pak conflict by proxy. The soft locals fear that their Valley will soon be...

Agriculture a better bet for Eastern India

Agriculture a better bet for Eastern India

Thursday, 30 September 2021 | Prafull Goradia

The Northeast is a zone of immense potential, which is yet to be fully tapped and would lead to India's economic development Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently suggested to the country’s farmers 35 new and varied types of vegetations that are of high yield or high value, or both. Among...

The third way could be the way forward

The third way could be the way forward

Wednesday, 29 September 2021 | Prafull Goradia

Unlike the banking giants, the cooperative movement has been a success in India. They have been sturdily playing a seminal role Along with the recent Cabinet expansion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has introduced a Ministry of Cooperation. Earlier, on a visit to Amul Dairy at Anand, he had called this the...

The history of the Assam problem

The history of the Assam problem

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 | Prafull Goradia

The tale of illegal migrants into Assam is old, told by all observers but swept under the carpet by the Congress and its Muslim supporters What happened in Darrang district a few days ago, whereby two alleged infiltrators were killed, was sad but reflected the historic agony of the Assamese people....

S Lanka looks at empty plates as hunger gnaws

S Lanka looks at empty plates as hunger gnaws

Monday, 27 September 2021 | Prafull Goradia

From a carefree, merry-making and well-fed nation, our neighbour has run out of foreign exchange, having overborrowed from China Since 1964, I have been in touch with Sri Lanka intermittently. At the time, I was told that the butter and ice-cream they ate came from New Zealand. Many vegetables were also...

Gujarat and the game of change

Gujarat and the game of change

Saturday, 25 September 2021 | Prafull Goradia

Unlike elsewhere, the State's youth favour modern schemes, progress and qualitative development in society and economy over casteism India’s ancient wisdom lay in distributing duties to Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh (the Creator, the Preserver and the Destroyer), when necessary. No single deity can handle everything, no matter how powerful or versatile...

The Afghan story keeps all occupied

The Afghan story keeps all occupied

Monday, 13 September 2021 | Prafull Goradia

Global powers are reacting to the crisis in Afghanistan in different ways, though Pakistan, China and Turkey are going in a different direction It is extraordinary that the security and intelligence representatives of the US, Russia and Great Britain had to arrive in New Delhi simultaneously last week and possibly had...

Why Javed sahab said what he did

Why Javed sahab said what he did

Thursday, 09 September 2021 | Prafull Goradia

Historically, Muslims and communists have stood together because of an apparent fear of Hindus. But the new era isn’t against any religion Jana’b Javed Akhtar has equated the RSS with the Taliban, a prominent wing of the Islamist forces standing against virtually the rest of the world. The RSS, meanwhile, is...

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