The Concurrent List is a hindrance to good federalism – Business Standard

Posted: April 29, 2022 at 4:23 pm

In the last two weeks the DMK government of Tamil Nadu has started following the West Bengal government's example: it has begun to precipitate a very old issue, namely, the rights of the states vis-a-vis the Centre. First, it demanded rent for the use of the states' land for airports.

Then, it passed a law that takes away the power of the governor to appoint vice-chancellors in the state's universities. Independently, the Supreme Court has also admonished Tamil Nadu's governor who, constitutionally, is an agent of the central government to stop ...

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First Published: Fri, April 29 2022. 09:13 IST

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