Elena Griglio and Stelios Stavridis

This special issue develops a contextual analysis of EU inter-parliamentary cooperation in the post Lisbon Treaty framework. Indeed, it is possible to claim that there are several sources and causes for renewed EU inter-parliamentary cooperation: first, a voluntary one, i.e. the connection with the Lisbon Treaty’s intent to facilitate a wider democratisation objective; second, this time more a reaction than an initiative, the need to counterbalance the institutional outcomes of the economic and financial crisis that shook the world but particularly the eurozone; and, third, the call for an i [...]

Rajesh Kumar

In order to understand the true essence of the existing federal structure in India, it is very much required that there should be a proper understanding of the events and circumstance which led to its progressive evolution. Thus, while considering this aspect, the present paper is focused on the analysis of evolution of federal financial relations during British rule in India. The paper has been categorised into six phases: the first phase covers the introductory part, the second phase covers the analysi [...]
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