P.D.T Achary


The writer is a former secretary general of the Lok Sabha.

A Needless Controversy
Thu, Jul 12, 2018

Supreme Court order makes it clear ‘services’ fall under Delhi government, not LG

Responsibility without power
Fri, Dec 01, 2017

That the government in Delhi is elected yet circumscribed points to a constitutional anomaly. Apex court should correct it.

Rules Against The Law
Thu, Jul 06, 2017

Why the Centre’s notification against cattle slaughter is controversial

The LoP Excuse
Wed, May 03, 2017

In the Lokpal delay, absence of a leader of opposition is a red herring

Illegal cap
Mon, Dec 19, 2016

The right to withdraw money cannot be extinguished by demonetisation.

Jain leader Tarun Sagar’s address in Haryana Assembly
Thu, Sep 01, 2016

A Jain monk being called to address the Haryana Vidhan Sabha is a first. It raises issues of propriety and sanctity — and constitutional questions.

Show Me The Money
Sat, Mar 12, 2016

In spite of attempts to dress it as one, Aadhaar bill is not a money bill.

It’s no ordinance raj
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Considering the circumstances, the NDA’s ordinances are justified.

Governed by whim
Mon, Jul 14, 2014

SC has asked for reasons for removing governors. Does NDA have any?