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Why India needs smaller states, maybe 50 of them
Politics

Why India needs smaller states, maybe 50 of them

The logic behind the creation is sound. But the logic leads to the creation of more states, including more city-states with greater economic powers.

Why a BJP-JD(U) split will be good for India
Politics

Why a BJP-JD(U) split will be good for India

Neither UPA nor NDA is an alliance. And the BJP and JD(U) were mere power-sharers, not allies. To grow, alliances have to be built around principles not just power-sharing

Why Jayalalithaa is important for India’s federalism and political craft
Politics

Why Jayalalithaa is important for India’s federalism and political craft

Time and again, she has told Delhi to keep off from meddling in the subjects that the state ought to have complete control over, and to exercise restraint on subjects that the state and the Centre have joint stakes on.

FDI, coal, oil: Is centre ceding economic control to states?
Economy

FDI, coal, oil: Is centre ceding economic control to states?

Nagaland has decided to go ahead and award its own oil drilling contracts. So who owns the oil - centre or state?

India's creeping federalism isn't good for Centre or states
Politics

India's creeping federalism isn't good for Centre or states

In India, federalism is happening by stealth, and so is centralisation in some areas. This is not good for we are becoming federal in the wrong areas.

Modi loses Lokayukta battle in SC, BJP in shock
Politics

Modi loses Lokayukta battle in SC, BJP in shock

The SC's verdict upholding the appointment of a Lokayukta selected by the Governor is a huge setback for Modi.

Jaya-Modi axis takes on UPA over 'ideological poverty'
Politics

Jaya-Modi axis takes on UPA over 'ideological poverty'

If Jayalalithaa stormed out of the NDC meeting for being given too little time and for its "dubious" policies, Modi blasted the government for "ideological poverty".

Dikshit-police spat tells us why governance is failing
Breaking Views

Dikshit-police spat tells us why governance is failing

The scrap between Sheila Dikshit and the Delhi Police Commissioner exemplifies why governance is failing everywhere: the divorce of power from responsibility and vice-versa.

Sonia's claims on federalism do not stand test of reality
Politics

Sonia's claims on federalism do not stand test of reality

Should we take Sonia Gandhi's statement on her commitment to federalism seriously? The Congress' actions belie the claim.

Can anti-NCTC states tackle terror on their own?: Cong
India

Can anti-NCTC states tackle terror on their own?: Cong

Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said that though NCTC is "not a magic bullet" that will end terrorism, in the array of options available, it definitely should be an option.

For India's sake, States must meet Centre halfways on NCTC
Politics

For India's sake, States must meet Centre halfways on NCTC

States' rights are well worth defending. But Mamata Banerjee and other non-Congress Chief Ministers must rise above their provincial interests to help establish an anti-terror coordination agency.

Why Ambedkar's constitution needs a federal overhaul
India

Why Ambedkar's constitution needs a federal overhaul

Prakash Singh Badal's call for a move to a more federal constitution is worth considering. It is the only way to end long-term policy paralysis.

The NCTC standoff: Why the 'F' word will keep surfacing
Politics

The NCTC standoff: Why the 'F' word will keep surfacing

Is the NCTC revolt about federalism or is it the usual politics at work? It is both. But the federalism issue will not go away till we make it real.

Republic Day thought: Has our constitution failed? Or have we?
Breaking Views

Republic Day thought: Has our constitution failed? Or have we?

If constitutions and laws are meant to regulate our behaviour, it is the constitution that has failed us.