Indian Federalism

January 11, 2017

Single tribunal to decide all Inter-state Water Disputes

Inter-state water disputes in India is a perennial problem having its implications on not only inter-state relations but also on the very fabric of Indian federalism. Recently, the states like Tamil Nadu-Karnataka (Cauvery basin), Goa-Karnataka-Maharashtra (Mahadayi) and Odisha-Chhattisgarh (Mahanadi) were…

June 23, 2015

Federal Structure, Diversity and Insurgency in India

Our country has been hailed as a triumph of democracy. India is known as largest functioning democracy in the world and also a beacon of democracy to the world. The cornerstone of success of democracy is the way the power…


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…