Prafull Goradia

Prafull Goradia

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...

A man with a great mind and foresight

A man with a great mind and foresight

Thursday, 14 April 2022 | Prafull Goradia

Babasaheb didn’t only draft our Constitution, he was also involved with the nation’s safety. He was a greater Hindu than merely a Dalit Dr BR Ambedkar was first a Hindu leader and then a lawyer, constitutionalist and finally one who did not want to die as Hindu. What the 75-year history...

The mess that Pak finds itself in today

The mess that Pak finds itself in today

Monday, 04 April 2022 | Prafull Goradia

Its history & politics are a complexity but since Indians have coexisted with its people for centuries, it’s not too difficult for us to understand It is difficult, if not impossible, to understand unfolding events in Pakistan. However, it should not be so for us Indians who have coexisted with Muslims...

Takeaways from Birbhum killings

Takeaways from Birbhum killings

Tuesday, 29 March 2022 | Prafull Goradia

It appears that India is a half-sovereign State; the concept was innovated by a German jurist on international law in the 18th century The gruesome killings at Rampurhat in Birbhum district can be seen as another link in the chain of half-sovereignty that has reigned in our country for long. The...

Will BJP reforge its programmes?

Will BJP reforge its programmes?

Saturday, 26 March 2022 | Prafull Goradia

A point of interest, and debate, is whether the recent Assembly poll results would persuade the party to recast its governance ideology Sunday, March 20, saw an interesting debate in the print media. The point of discussion was whether its resounding victory in the recent Assembly elections would induce the BJP...

Looking back at trade with Russia

Looking back at trade with Russia

Thursday, 24 March 2022 | Prafull Goradia

Since the turn of the last century, the export volumes of Indian tea to the erstwhile USSR have experienced highs and lows on several occasions For nearly 30 years, Indian producers enjoyed the incidental generosity of the Soviets. ‘Incidental’, because the rouble was valued low. In 1991, the RBI treated the...

Secularism and its constraints

Secularism and its constraints

Monday, 21 March 2022 | Prafull Goradia

There should be not only the neutrality of political authority but also the freedom of conscience and belief as well as equality before law Without there being consensus or a clarification on what comprises secularism, India as a society and nation will continue to be adrift. The hijab controversy in Karnataka...

A fresh idea on majority-minority

A fresh idea on majority-minority

Thursday, 17 March 2022 | Prafull Goradia

Kerala Governor Arif Md Khan rejects the traditional take on the subject & prefers human rights panels rather than appointing minority commissions Arif Mohammad Khan, currently the Kerala Governor, has given a fulsome interview to the media which should be a useful guide to many of our citizens. The former Union...

State Editions

CM gives checkmate tips to chess players

27 May 2022 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

Two held for impersonating in CISF exam

27 May 2022 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

Maharani Hosp gets burn unit

27 May 2022 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

CM acts, ensures edu for distraught girl

27 May 2022 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

Jashpur DM sets up panel to probe assault on doctors

27 May 2022 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

Mega health camp for children today

27 May 2022 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

Sunday Edition

GyanVapi to set the new course of Indian politics

22 May 2022 | Shivji Sarkar | Agenda

A nursery of military leadership

22 May 2022 | Pioneer | Agenda

Short stories with big messages

22 May 2022 | Navin Upadhyay | Agenda

Never a bystander: Indian Railways in Transition

22 May 2022 | Deepak Jha | Agenda

Regional parties, Hindi & Hindutva

22 May 2022 | Rahul Jayaram | Agenda

Astroturf | Shape your destiny through conscious efforts

22 May 2022 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda