Prafull Goradia

Prafull Goradia

Betting only on charisma

Betting only on charisma

Friday, 07 June 2019 | Prafull Goradia

History has it that there is a fundamental reason for charismatic leadership to keep the Congress together. And political acumen is not an essential component National president of Swaraj India, Yogendra Yadav, would like the Congress to die for the sake of the country’s political welfare so that space is created...

What Pak stands to lose

What Pak stands to lose

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 | Prafull Goradia

There was a basic difference in the approach of Pakistan and India vis- -vis keeping the river waters issue alive. Pakistan was the downstream riparian state in a weaker position In 1948, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Sir Muhammad Zafarullah Khan, declared that on April 1, 1948 India turned off...

Trapped in a blind alley

Trapped in a blind alley

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 | Prafull Goradia

With its economy in the doldrums and given its failed inter-provincial relationship, Pakistan has no alternative but to spill out, and India is the only destination  Every week, news comes in that Pakistan is moving towards bankruptcy. True, several countries like China and Saudi Arabia have shown sympathies and given financial...

Being deceived, everytime

Being deceived, everytime

Monday, 18 February 2019 | Prafull Goradia

The Pulwama attack proved that Indian rulers have regrettably not understood the Pakistani psyche nor its power structure. New Delhi interprets Islamabad through its eyes February 14, 2019, will be remembered as the saddest day in independent India. The killing and wounding of so many Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)...

If not Ayodhya, some other place

If not Ayodhya, some other place

Thursday, 31 January 2019 | Prafull Goradia

What was perpetrated at Mathura is unthinkable in any civilisation. Since it is not possible to reclaim what was destroyed, the shuddhi of the Krishna janmabhoomi is the only alternative The inordinate and repeated delays in the hearing of the Ayodhya dispute are indeed excessive for anyone’s patience. But if one...

The tripod of rights

The tripod of rights

Monday, 28 January 2019 | Prafull Goradia

The most poetic promise made in the Constitution relates to liberty, equality and fraternity. But the three words contain a harmless contradiction — that liberty and equality cannot go together As India celebrated its Republic Day, one’s mind goes to the Constitution and the wonderful promises it made. The most poetic...

Roots of a divided past

Roots of a divided past

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | Prafull Goradia

Assam has lived under a threat of marginalisation of its culture and ethos. Adding to the tale of continual tension, the Citizenship (Amendment) Act lit a fire that is yet to die down For a good century and a quarter, Assam has lived under a dual threat of its culture and...

What Imran Khan forgot

What Imran Khan forgot

Wednesday, 09 January 2019 | Prafull Goradia

It is ironical that the Pakistan Prime Minister should want to teach India how to treat its minorities when the country has created a new minority with the passing of every decade Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has offered to teach India how it should treat its minorities. Is it not...

Sunday Edition

Constable on duty beaten to death by mob in Rajasthan

14 July 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Azam Khan faces arrest in land grab, torture case

14 July 2019 | IANS | Sunday Pioneer

Man's hand gets stuck between Kolkata Metro doors, dies

14 July 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Sunday Pioneer

Devastating storm rips through Nainital

14 July 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

BJP wins 85% rural poll seats uncontested in Tripura

14 July 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Farooq Khan new adviser to J&K Guv

14 July 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer