Prafull Goradia

Prafull Goradia

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...

A relook at future of industrialisation

A relook at future of industrialisation

Wednesday, 03 October 2018 | Prafull Goradia

Adherence to procedure and accurate accounting as well as discipline is important for all enterprises, whether public or private. But the prime objective of any business has to be profit There are any number of citizens who feel ‘just as well that Air India has not been sold, it’s akin to...

Everybody loves a good fascist

Everybody loves a good fascist

Saturday, 22 September 2018 | Prafull Goradia

An inquiry into the genesis of fascism is perhaps appropriate given the penchant of the Indian political class to use its adjective form as a pejorative for all seasons against opponents without understanding its meaning In the wake of the arrest of five urban Naxals by the Pune police, Congress chief...

In search of a path to integration

In search of a path to integration

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 | Prafull Goradia

It is for the post-Congress Governments, whether in the States or the Centre, to correct the misleading impression created of Muslims. This provokes one to think as to what path the Muslim community of India could now tread in order to be stakeholders in amity Aurangzeb’s biography by Prof Audrey Truschke,...

Unite to restore India’s pride

Unite to restore India’s pride

Wednesday, 05 September 2018 | Prafull Goradia

If the Ram Janmabhoomi Temple is so problematic for Muslim leaders who insist on treating it as a land dispute, fair enough. In the interest of national unity, let’s look at restoring the Mathura and Kashi temples instead Several Opposition leaders have objected to resorting to Parliament if the courts are...

Cricket: In need of a revolution

Cricket: In need of a revolution

Thursday, 30 August 2018 | Prafull Goradia

It is unfortunate that India fields mostly the same so-called best players for all three formats of the game, that is Tests, ODIs and T20s. The country should adopt a horses-for-courses approach Several of us gathered around our television on August 23 to see India win the third Test match against...

Barking up the wrong tree

Barking up the wrong tree

Monday, 20 August 2018 | Prafull Goradia

Asaduddin Owaisi and Nasir-ul-islam must revisit history before raking up the issue of under-representation of Muslims in the Armed Forces. They must desist from generating communal tensions last month, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi demanded to know the number of Muslims in the Armed Forces. Earlier, he had asked...

Recognising the true value of education

Recognising the true value of education

Wednesday, 08 August 2018 | Prafull Goradia

It takes a long time to build institutions of excellence and nowhere is this more true than of the education sector; short-cuts won’t work In 1925, my aunt, Saraswati Vora, stood 33rd in the Bombay Presidency matriculation. The marks scored by her were the highest amongst the comparatively few girls...

State Editions

Recalling “Humanist” MN Roy’s Deep bond with Doon

21 January 2019 | JASKIRAN CHOPRA | Dehradun

Divorcee’s body found in home

21 January 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

Migration from the mountains & how to check it

21 January 2019 | Ashish Joshi | Dehradun

Opp condemns BJP MLA’s remark against Mayawati

21 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

BJP MLA apologises for remarks on Mayawati

21 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Sunday Edition

Globe Trotting

20 January 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Sharif not completely well, says special medical board

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Bangladesh PM Hasina says Govt will work for all

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer