Prafull Goradia

Prafull Goradia

Totalitarian leaders

Totalitarian leaders

Wednesday, 03 April 2019 | Prafull Goradia

Neither do rulers understand their people nor do they care to know. But it cannot be hunky dory forever. Sooner or later, nemesis must come and do what it must Evidently, in a 20th century democracy, Muslims were uncomfortable with a Hindu majority — a more educated community where many people...

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

Globe Trotting

19 May 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Left, TMC urge EC to ensure free, fair polling

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Didi’s nephew sends defemation notice to PM

19 May 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Sunday Pioneer

MoD rejects Vice Admiral Bimal Verma's petition

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer