federalism in India


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…

January 21, 2015

Rajya Sabha and Political opportunism

In addition to giving representation to states interests’ in the parliament, the constitution also envisaged Rajya Sabha as the Upper House of Parliament where more informed, civilized and quality debates in comparison to Lok Sabha would take place. However, political…