Tag: Lieutenant-Governor

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  • Urban bungling

    Urban bungling

    Where is the government? Who is responsible? Those “good questions” asked by an apex court bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta in the context of Delhi being in danger of being buried under accumulated garbage, and Mumbai flooded after heavy rains reflected the dilemma of citizens in not just those metros but …

    July 14, 2018
  • Constitutionalism triumphs

    Constitutionalism triumphs

    The apex court’s judgment in the Delhi case iterates the Constitutional position, writes Sanjeeb Panigrahi

    July 12, 2018
  • Childish theatrics

    Childish theatrics

    There is a glaring mismatch between Arvind Kejriwal’s demand for full statehood for Delhi and his sit-in at Raj Niwas ~ a seemingly valid demand has been negated by a puerile bid to hog the headlines. The chief minister of the NCT likes to project himself as thinking big but acts so terribly small that …

    June 15, 2018
  • Unexpected exit

    Unexpected exit

    The dignity of the office of Lieutenant-Governor of Delhi would have been enhanced had Mr Najeeb Jung handled his resignation in a manner that did not provide fertile scope for political speculation.  A desire to return to academia is entirely understandable, and would have been accorded due respect had the high official not “quit overnight” …

    December 25, 2016