The Supreme Court of India has the original jurisdiction to settle disputes between the Union and the States.
It can declare a law as unconstitutional, if it contravenes any provision of the Constitution.
The equality of units in a federation is best guaranteed by their equal representation in the Uppers House of the federal legislature (Parliament).
However, this is not applicable in case of Indian States.
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Besides, the Constitution of the Union and the States is a single framework from which neither can get out and within which they must function.
In Indian constitution the powers of state and centre are clearly defined and there are very clear limits of both the centre and the state for law making powers. The State List consists of 66 subjects of local interest such as Public Health, Police etc.
This is one of the federal features of the Indian constitution.
The supremacy of the constitution means that both, the Union and the State Governments, shall operate within the limits set by the Constitution.
What feature of Indian constitution makes it federal or what features makes it unitary.
In a federal set up there is a two tier of Government with well assigned powers and functions.They have unequal representation in the Rajya Sabha.