ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Loss of Majority and Loss of Principles

The fall of the MVA government in Maharashtra leaves behind a residue of alarming precedents.

Anti-Defection Law: Welcome Reforms

The recent decision of the union cabinet to amend the Anti-Defection Act, by scrapping the clause that permits defection if it constitutes a split, that is, makes up one-third of legislative party strength, is a welcome step.

Tamil Nadu

In Tamil Nadu's personality-oriented politics, many aspirants for power have thronged to Jayalalitha's side because of her perceived ability, demonstrated time and again, to rise phoenix-like from disgrace and defeat. Will the feat be repeated? Jayalalitha's disqualification from contesting the election has added a major element of uncertainty this time.
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