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50th Governors Conference inaugurated in Rashtrapathi Bhavan

A two-day conference of governors is being held at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. It was attended by President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi and other ministers. The conference is being held between 23 November, 2019 and 24 November, 2019. Highlights The conference started with the inaugural address of President Ram Nath Kovind, followed by ..




Maharashtra under President’s Rule

On 12 Nov, President Ram Nath Kovind approved a proclamation imposing President’s Rule under Article 356(1) of the Constitution in Maharashtra, following a recommendation from Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari. The Assembly will be kept under suspended animation. The  decision  comes a day after he invited the third largest party in the Assembly, the NCP, to ..


Reviewing the Process of Appointment of Governors

In a recent appointment of governors for five states, the central government has appointed persons who are deeply embedded within the ruling party ecosystem. The governor of Telangana was the Tamil Nadu state head of the ruling party. All these appointees have recent, strong and uncompromising links with the ruling regime. These appointments put the ..


Madhya Pradesh to have Legislative Council

The government of Madhya Pradesh has indicated that it is planning to revive the efforts for the creation of the Legislative Council in the state. Long Pending Proposal The government of Madhya Pradesh had passed a resolution passed in the state assembly for the constitution of the legislative council by more than two-thirds majority in ..


Article 367(4) and Jammu & Kashmir

While most discussions regarding the erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir are centered on Article 35(A) and Article 370, the government’s moves have a greater political connotation than these two articles. What has happened? The Union Government has approved a new Presidential Order under Article 370(1) of the Indian Constitution. This presidential order will supersede ..


New Governors for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh

The President of India, through a press communique, confirmed the appointments of new Governors for the states of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh. Former Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Kalraj Mishra has been appointed as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh while the incumbent governor of Himachal Pradesh, Acharya Devvrat has been transferred to ..