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A lending hand

May 19, 2020 8:24 am

Allowing states to borrow more is welcome, but conditionalities imposed by the Centre should be eased.

Debate on federalism in Rajya Sabha: States strong if Union strong, says Jairam Ramesh

November 30, 2019 12:56 am

The two-and-a-half-hour debate saw Congress’s Jairam Ramesh and BJP members Rakesh Sinha and Shiv Pratap Shukla opposing Vaiko’s main demand, and members from many regional parties like RJD, AAP and TRS backing him.

Out of my mind: Article 356

April 03, 2016 9:04 am

Federalism and democracy are the twin pillars which have to be honoured.

Out of my mind: Beer, beef and buses

January 24, 2016 12:15 am

Over time, the Centre has weakened, though it has financial clout. The states have become more powerful.

States of the Union

January 19, 2015 12:00 am

Now ensconced at the Centre, will BJP fulfil its promise of cooperative federalism?

SG to govt: Only Parliament can make laws to deal with terror

December 02, 2013 12:13 am

Solicitor General advised against Presidential assent to Bill passed by MP Assembly.

NCTC violates principle of federalism: Nitish

May 05, 2012 2:44 pm

Bihar CM says the structure adopted for NCTC suffers from 'serious and basic flaws'.

House panel to check if Land Bill violates federalism

March 14, 2012 2:48 am

In the backdrop of confrontation between the state governments and the Central government over the issues of federalism involved in setting up of NCTC

States have a right to protest NCTC: Jaitley

February 22, 2012 12:35 am

This is one of the many instances which show that statecraft and statesmanship have become alien to this government.