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Centre-state war may destroy the executive

The SC’s directive was hailed as a victory by both the opposing sides — the BJP and Ms Banerjee.

Mamata scores, but Rahul fails to unite

According to preliminary reports, Congress chief ministers Amarinder Singh, Kamal Nath, Ashok Gehlot and Bhupesh Baghel are expected to join.

Withdrawal of criminal cases must be kept free of politics

The Supreme Court laid down the law in a series of cases on the independence of the prosecutor.

State budgets a better view of the economy

The achievements and failures, the contradictions and anomalies are spread out in both the Central and state budgets.
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Patralekha Chatterjee focuses on development issues in India and emerging economies. She can be reached at patralekha.chatterjee@gmail.com
Irreverent, provocative, opinionated... Shobhaa De has been challenging status quo for four decades... and is at her best when she punctures inflated egoes. Readers can send feedback to www.shobhaade.blogspot.com
Sidharth Bhatia is the Founder/Editor of The Wire and writes on politics, society and popular culture. In addition, he is a great fan of rock music.
C Raj Kumar is the founding Vice-Chancellor of O P Jindal Global University and Dean of Jindal Global Law School.
The writer, an author and former diplomat, is a member of the JD(U).