Second setback in experiments in Govt formation – Arunachal Pradesh

It would be easy to explain this off as a byproduct of the tension that the Modi Government has been having with the judiciary. However, there might be a kernel of truth in the sense that the relations between the Government and the judiciary are fraught with tension right now. The Government believes in the […]

BJP in Karnataka manages to overcome the ruling of the Supreme Court regarding disqualifiction of MP’s

A couple of days back, there was a major judgment by the Supreme Court of India that could have shaken the Karnataka Chief Minister, BS Yeddyurappa. The Supreme Court held that the action taken by the Speaker of Karnataka, K.G. Bopaiah, in disqualifying 11 BJP legislators and 5 independent MLA’s was unconstitutional and devoid of […]

The drama continues in Karnataka, Governor seems to lose support

The heading of this article seems to suggest that the Governor is the primary villain of the piece, but that is not entirely true. The Governor of the state of Karnataka, H R Bhardwaj, has behaved in a most inappropriate manner; over the past many months, he would comment on the internal state of the […]