Think tank established with mandate of cooperative federalism: NITI Aayog

The NITI Aayog on Saturday said that the public policy think tank was set up as an institution with the mandate of cooperative federalism with a premise that strong states make a strong nation. NITI Aayog was responding to Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao’s allegations of the Centre not treating states … Read more

PM Modi picks Tamil pitch, CM Stalin targets Centre over ‘true federalism’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asserted that the Centre is focused on ramping up top class infrastructure and outlined a commitment to further popularise Tamil while Chief Minister M K Stalin stuck to his pet ‘Dravidian model’ and sought retrieval of Katchatheevu islet from Sri Lanka. Stalin urged Modi … Read more

GST council important focal point to foster federalism and democracy: SC

The Supreme Court Thursday said the GST Council is not merely a constitutional body restricted to the indirect tax system in India but is also an important focal point to foster federalism and democracy, where states can use various forms of contestation, if they disagree with the decision of the Centre. … Read more