April 16, 2018
Local governance: A grounded promise
The fact is that the states do to local bodies what they allege the Centre does to them.
April 14, 2018
Restore Ambedkar’s Constitution, Decolonise Governance
The failures of governance are manifest as fault lines, in caste clashes, class conflict and an emerging narrative about north-south confrontation.
April 09, 2018
Would Chandrababu Naidu have quit NDA had there been no GST?
Had there been no GST regime, could Chandrababu Naidu possibly have resorted to other sources of revenue through state-specific taxes and not severed ties with the NDA?
December 05, 2017
The One-Election Idea is a Farce
The case for holding simultaneous elections in the diverse, federal Indian polity is weak.
May 31, 2017
The Protesting Tamil Farmer Pays For The UP Farmer’s Loan Waiver
If strong regional political parties that cater exclusively to voters of their own state held forth in Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Karnataka, like they do in Tamil Nadu, India’s economic union can be severely tested.
October 04, 2016
The stark economic divergence between India's states makes a strong case for greater federalism
The article highlights the need for greater federalism since the priorities of poor states like Bihar or Madhya Pradesh will be vastly different from that of states like Tamil Nadu