Aiming for cooperative federalism, govt created Centre-states mistrust

There is no love lost between the Centre and the states, particularly those ruled by the Opposition parties on various issues

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Indivjal Dhasmana New Delhi
A recent charge by Kerala that the Centre is violating Constitutional provisions to encroach into the financial powers of the states is yet another instance of the states fearing that the federal structure of India is being compromised.

There is no love lost between the Centre and the states, particularly those ruled by the Opposition parties on various issues. They are already up in arms over ending the GST compensation to the states from this month onwards. Earlier states and the Centre locked horns over proposed rules by the Centre about the transfer of bureaucrats, tax cuts on fuels, agriculture

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First Published: Aug 03 2022 | 10:26 AM IST

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