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Prafull Goradia

The writer was a Rajya Sabha MP from the BJP

French tradition of secularism is based on the strict separation between church and state
Mon, Nov 02, 2020

Former President Nicolas Sarkozy differed from this French constitutional tradition and saw France’s main religions as making positive contributions to society.

The Sangh is not in his soul
Tue, Apr 19, 2005

Apropos of the article, ‘Sudarshan chakra’ (IE, April 14), there is nothing radically new in RSS Sarsanghchalak K.S. Sudarshan sug...

Can any settlement endure on Ayodhya?
Mon, Jun 23, 2003

An impression has gained ground that the Shankaracharya of Kanchi has proposed a compromise for settling the dispute over the Ramjanmabhoomi...

The Bhojshala and the Raja
Tue, Feb 25, 2003

In March 2001, on my way to Mandu, I stopped at Dhar to visit the Bhojshala, the temple-cum-school complex founded by Raja Bhoj in the 11th ...

Just a suggestion: only one tax
Mon, Jan 20, 2003

Not all the efforts at North Block, whether by ministers, economists or advisers, will help to fill up the national treasury. One reason is ...

Why we need 100 per cent voting
Wed, Jan 08, 2003

The recent election in Gujarat again highlighted the problem of not enough citizens exercising their right to vote. That there should be 10...

What, exactly, is a Hindu rashtra?
Fri, Dec 20, 2002

The outcome of the election in Gujarat is likely to evoke a question as to what could be a Hindu rashtra. The Narendra Modi-led victory is t...

Hindutva is at the crossroads
Tue, Jul 23, 2002

Venkiah Naidu's advent as president has been welcomed widely within his party. Not many, however, appreciate that the unspoken challenge bef...

Who should be the boss: party or government?
Thu, Jun 13, 2002

Having been in government for four years, the BJP — as Jana Krishnamurthy’s recent observations indicate — is in the process ...