In several cases, the SC has observed that the governor or lieutenant governor cannot override the chief minister in parliamentary democracy but the Delhi lieutenant governor has now become the master of the chief minister who will have to plead before him for getting approval of his policies and decisions.
The Modi government’s legislative surgical strike on the autonomy enjoyed by the National Capital Territory Delhi has crippled all the efforts made so far by the city’s elected legislators to win maximum self governance.
In this issue of India Legal (February 15, 2021), our columnist Shivanand Pandit takes a close look at the Budget and what it proposes to do. It is not a wishy washy document. The Modi government has tried to put an honest-to-goodness growth plan in place by announcing “a bold and new-age Budget”