Mayuri is a Milon K Banerji Research Fellow at Charkha, Vidhi’s Constitutional Law Centre. Currently, she currently pursuing a Ph.D from Gujarat National Law University. She obtained her LL.M in Constitutional and Administrative law from Gujarat National Law University in 2017 with a R B Mehta Gold Medal. She graduated with a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from Amity Law School, Lucknow in 2016. Her area of interest includes constitutional law with current research focus on areas of federalism and local government. She regularly writes research papers for various journals, national & international seminars, conferences, etc. Prior to joining Vidhi, she worked as an Assistant Professor of Law.
Vidhi Writes: Inside the Constitutional Reality of Centrally Sponsored Schemes in India
Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSSs) have played a pivotal (and sometimes outsized) role in governance in India. Owing to an increase in their number as well as share in public expenditure, the last two decades have witnessed an amplified demand for their rationalisation and restructuring
Vidhi Writes: Parliament Disruptions – The (missing) great Debate
That the Indian Parliament is being increasingly characterised by political grandstanding is hardly a surprise. The withering away of Parliament’s deliberative role has been gradual but significant. Questions were justifiably raised when in the preceding years, certain far-reaching legislation were passed as ‘Money Bills’ despite not strictly falling within the constitutional definition of the term. The Farm Bills of 2020 will forever bear the (dubious) distinction of being passed amid a blatant violation of the Rules of Procedure of the Rajya Sabha. And then, there is the Monsoon Session of 2021