by Garga Chatterjee

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    When centre in India misuses power that states cede

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on November 12, 2017

    IN A multi-national federal union such as the Indian Union, the states have ceded a lot of self-governing power to an external entity, erroneously called...

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    A path that should be avoided

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on October 27, 2017

    ‘HOW can you withdraw forces without citing adequate reasons?’ said the Calcutta High Court to the Indian Union government...

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    The set of axioms that Indian Union promotes

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on October 07, 2017

    THE Bharatiya Janata Party, the party of Indian Union prime minister Narendra Modi, recently held what it calls its national executive meeting. Here, Narendra Modi...

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    Kannadigas say ‘no’ to Hindi in Bengaluru

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on September 30, 2017

    THE # NammaMetroHindiBeda [We don’t want Hindi in our Metro] movement against Hindi imposition in the Bengaluru Metro in the Kannadiga’s own capital city has...

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    Ending the stand-off over Doklam plateau

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on September 13, 2017

    THE People’s Republic of China and the Indian Union have ended their stand-off at Dokalam/Donglang. Both the governments had interests in making sure that happened...

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    India: the covenant of freedom and cooperation

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on September 06, 2017

    ON AUGUST 24, the Supreme Court of India ruled that privacy was a fundamental right of a citizen. The hearing was triggered by the union...

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    Madras: the singing of the national song

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on August 27, 2017

    THE Madras High Court is a court in whose jurisdiction hundreds of thousands of cases of murder, rape, theft, arson, family disputes, property disputes and...

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    The GST and Indian Union federalism

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on July 15, 2017

    ‘HISTORY repeats itself, first as tragedy, then as farce’, said Karl Marx. It is unlikely that he had the farce that took place in New...

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    Predicament about linguistic face of non-Hindi people in India

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on July 08, 2017

    ON JUNE 23, Indian Union’s Hindi-speaking union minister for external affairs Sushma Swaraj announced that from now on, all details in the passport of Indian...

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    A kind of contempt often directed against the poor

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on June 25, 2017

    On June 2, a journalist of Times Now channel that is owned by a Agrawal Jain family from Uttar Pradesh, accosted Vishwanath Mahadeshwar, the mayor...

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