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Cabinet approves President’s Rule in Puducherry

The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal to impose President’s Rule in Puducherry. This proposal was approved days after the Congress-led government in the union territory lost power after a vote of confidence. Highlights This decision was taken because no party had claimed to form a government in Puducherry after the chief minister resigned. Following ..

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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 ..

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Cabinet approves Governor’s Rule in J&K for another 6 months

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the extension of President’s rule under article 356(4) of Indian Constitution, in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) for a period of 6 more months, beginning from 3 July 2019. The decision was based on prevailing situation in state as stated in report of Governor of Jammu ..

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President's rule comes into effect in Jammu & Kashmir

The state of Jammu and Kashmir has come under President’s rule from 20th December 2018 as Governor’s rule in the state completed its six months. It implies that now all the policy decisions related to Jammu and Kashmir will be taken by the Union Cabinet. The state faced a political crisis when 25-member BJP withdrew ..

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SC orders restoration of Congress Government in Arunachal Pradesh

The Supreme Court has ordered the restoration of former Chief Minister Nabam Tuki’s Congress government in Arunachal Pradesh. Verdict in this regard was given by a five-judge constitution bench headed by Justice JS Kehar on a bunch of petitions. These petitions were dealing with discretionary powers of Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa to summon or advance ..

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