Developments in Indian Federalism: 2005–2007

  title={Developments in Indian Federalism: 2005–2007},
  author={Krishna K. Tummala},
  journal={Asian Journal of Political Science},
  pages={139 - 160}
Abstract The subject matter of this paper, in general, is federalism in India. Three recent instances of the impact of Article 356—the ‘Emergency Provisions’—are analyzed to study two questions. How is federalism affected when different political parties are in power in the States and at the federal level, and does the current coalition government's experience help or hinder federalism? As to the first question, the two States of Jharkhand and Bihar, with particular emphasis on the latter, in… Expand
Coalition Politics in India: 2004–2009
Abstract It is posited here that the coalition imperative of holding the alliances together just to keep in office leads to behavior that is not altogether ethically acceptable. This is not to sayExpand
Political Corruption in India: Coalition Dharma?!
This article, while drawing a distinction between three kinds of corruption– transactional, constitutional and political, dwells on an analysis of the latter with particular reference to the timeExpand
The Impact of Institutional Design on Party Control in a Federal Parliamentary System
This paper utilizes a non-European political system, but one with deep European roots, to highlight a specific example of one constitutionally-based rule that gives the country’sparliament effectiveExpand
Chapter 3 Corruption in India: Can it be controlled?
One cannot mandate honesty.– Veerappa Moily, Chair,Second Administrative Reforms Commission, 2007India did not invent corruption, but it seems to excel in it. Transparency International, (TI) in itsExpand


The Indian Union and Emergency Powers
Although the constitution of India envisages a federal form of government, its evolution in practice over the years, along with several of its provisions, threatens its definition and disrupts itsExpand
The 2004 general election in India and its aftermath
In early 2004 India confirmed that coalition governments are the staple for sometime to come. This article examines the events leading to the general election and thereafter. It contends that thereExpand
Union of India
year, on the departure of the Cabinet Mission to India, Mr. Attlee, in a declaration of policy, emphasized the established principle that it was for the Indian peoples themselves to choose theirExpand
Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution
A year after the publication of Dicey's LAW OF THE CONSTITUTION, William Gladstone was reading it aloud in the House of Commons, citing it as authority. It remains, to this day, a starting point forExpand
The Argumentative Indian
Amartya Sen was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1998 for his contribution in the field of welfare economics. He is Lamont Professor at Harvard. This text forms the opening sections of theExpand
The English Constitution
'An ancient and ever-altering constitution is like an old man who still wears with attached fondness clothes in the fashion of his youth: what you see of him is the same; what you do not see isExpand
The Federal Government.
The federal government has a strong need for applicants who can fill " mission critical occupations including medical and public health, security and protection, compliance and enforcement, legal, and administration/program management positions. Expand
The argumentative Indian : writings on Indian history, culture and identity
From Nobel prize-winning economist Amartya Sen, "The Argumentative Indian: Writings on Indian Culture, History and Identity" brings together an illuminating selection of writings on contemporaryExpand
The Indian Constitution: Cornerstone of a Nation
"The Indian Constitution" provides a history of the Indian Constituent Assembly, of how and why the members of the Assembly wrote their constitution as they did. This new edition of Austin's classicExpand
Road to recovery.
Eighty-two per cent were completely or 'on the whole' satisfied with the information given, though the perceived adequacy varied between topics; 70% reported some associated behaviour change and in each case their relatives had been involved in receiving pre-discharge advice. Expand