Cooperative Federalism

September 25, 2016

Scope, Contour and challenges for Cooperative Federalism in India

India opted for quasifederal structure after independence. Although the term ''federal'' has not been mentioned in the constitution but the working of Indian democracy is essentially federal in structure. Working of Indian federalism is divided into three phases: 1947 to…

December 25, 2015

Competitive Federalism in India

In a departure from the past, the present NDA government is stressing on the need to leverage the potential of cooperative and competitive federalism for achieving all round inclusive development in India. It is in this context we need to…


Strengthening the Cooperative Federalism

The constitution of India establishes a federal system of government which includes features such as written constitution, two governments, supremacy of constitution and others. However the term Federation is not mentioned in the Indian constitution while Article 1 describes India…