ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Federalism and Democracy in Today’s India

A look at the implications—for both democracy and federalism—of the return of centralised leadership under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, after three decades in which political and economic power had flowed away from Delhi, shows that although states have been empowered in recent decades by economic and political decentralisation, India’s federal institutions place relatively weak checks on the power of a government led by a party that has attained a majority in the national Parliament.



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Updated On : 17th Aug, 2018

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