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Subhash C. Kashyap

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

Lead the way
Fri, Dec 25, 2015

Instead of another revision in their emoluments, MPs should go for voluntary salary cuts

Keep out will, whim and fancy
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

President need not disclose reason for dismissing a governor, but a cause must exist.

Leave it to the House
Mon, Aug 11, 2014

The LG should ask the Delhi Assembly to elect its leader by secret ballot.

Elections 2014
Opposition without a head
Wed, May 21, 2014

A strength of 10 per cent of the House is necessary to formally lead the opposition.

Set the House in order
Tue, Sep 04, 2012

A message from the president could help end the logjam in Parliament

Presidential poll
The might of Raisina Hill
Mon, May 07, 2012

It is instructive to recall how past presidents have interpreted and exercised their power

Fractured mandate first-aid
Fri, May 08, 2009

It’s May 17. Parliament’s hung. What should President Patil do?

Lightning strikes at Raj Bhavans
Mon, Mar 07, 2005

If one goes by the provisions of the Constitution, the Governor is appointed by the President and holds office during his pleasure. He takes...

Costlier, every day
Wed, Jan 28, 2004

If law makers, in utter disregard of all scruples of political propriety, democratic norms or ethical considerations, vote to themselves mor...

Mind that messenger
Wed, Dec 10, 2003

That corruption today permeates all walks of life is widely accepted. It is even tolerated as a necessary evil. What is, however, less known...

The road to Rashtrapati Bhawan
Tue, Jul 02, 2002

Every Presidential election is an occasion for renewal of interest in the office of the President. Obviously, there is every need for people...

Fifty years of missed chances
Fri, Jun 21, 2002

The denunciation of the government by the National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution (NCRWC), on various counts, must hav...

Oust pranksters and legalese
Thu, Jun 05, 1997

Another Presidential election the eleventh is due within 60 days. Under the Constitution, the next President must be elected before the ter...

Guilt of passivism — The President’s role
Thu, May 01, 1997

The political circus that was going on in India's Capital for nearly three weeks has at last concluded on a somewhat happy note with the `n...