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Suspension of state government and imposition of direct Central Government rule in a state under Article 356 of the Indian constitution

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In India, president's rule is the suspension of state government and imposition of direct central government rule in a state. Under Article 356 of the Constitution of India, in the event that a state government is unable to function according to constitutional provisions, the Central government can take direct control of the state machinery. Subsequently, executive authority is exercised through the centrally appointed governor, who has the authority to appoint other administrators to assist them. The administrators are usually nonpartisan retired civil servants.

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Sena-NCP-Congress stake claim to form govt

In a pre-emptive move to avoid another spell of President's Rule, the Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress' proposed 'Maha Vikas Aghadi' on Monday staked its claim to form the government in..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Some people working like BJP mouthpiece': Mamata slams Maharashtra Governor over imposition of President's rule

President's Rule was imposed in the state on Thursday after Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari recommendation.
DNA - Published

BJP dig: Up to Shiv Sena to fit 'Hindutva' agenda in CMP with Congress

The BJP on Wednesday appeared needling its ally-turned-political rival Shiv Sena, which is trying to stitch up a coalition government in Maharashtra with ideologically incompatible Congress and NCP, on..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP may resort to horse-trading after imposing President's Rule in Maharashtra: Digvijaya Singh

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday expressed apprehension that the BJP may indulge in horse-trading to form government in Maharshtra after imposing the President's Rule there. He..
IndiaTimes - Published

President's Rule unfortunate, hope stable govt will be formed soon: Devendra Fadnavis


IndiaTimes - Published

BJP blames Shiv Sena for imposition of President's rule in Maharashtra

The BJP on Tuesday blamed "stubbornness" of its estranged ally and political rival Shiv Sena, without taking its name, for imposition of President's Rule in Maharashtra, following a 19-day-long..
IndiaTimes - Published

Decision to recommend President's Rule in Maharashtra appears to be taken in haste: Ex-solicitor general

Senior advocate Mohan Parasaran, who was solicitor general for India during the UPA II regime, said, "President's Rule is the last option and the governor should have given three days to the Shiv Sena..
IndiaTimes - Published

What lies ahead for Maharashtra after President's rule is imposed for six months

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs sent a file pertaining to President's rule in Maharashtra for signing, which President Kovind signed, thereby imposing the President's Rule in the state.
DNA - Published

Attempt to misuse office of President/Governor a threat to country: Shiv Sena

Hitting out at senior BJP leader Sudhir Mungantiwar for his warning on Friday that President's Rule may be imposed in Maharashtra if the state doesn't get a government by November 7, Sena MP Sanjay..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress leader Adhir Chowdhury not against President's Rule in West Bengal but questions BJP's seriousness


IndiaTimes - Published

RSS calls for President's Rule in West Bengal over law and order situation

"It seems that there is no law and order in West Bengal," said Alok Kumar, a senior RSS leader and International Working President of the Vishva Hindu Parishad
DNA - Published

Babul Supriyo assault: Bengal a fit case for imposition of President's Rule, says Kailash Vijayvargiya


IndiaTimes - Published

United Rajya Sabha extends President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir

Union home minister Amit Shah thanked the House for showing exemplary unity to show that Jammu Kashmir is an integral part of India and will remain so forever.
DNA - Published

We have enough state govts, don't prefer ruling J-K through President's Rule: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday took a dig at Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad saying that the BJP is in power in "enough state governments" and that President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir was..
DNA - Published

EC wants to hold J&K elections by 2019 end, govt has no option but to extend President's rule: Amit Shah

His remarks came in Rajya Sabha after he moved a statutory resolution to extend President's Rule for another six months, starting July 3.
DNA - Published

President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir: Don't need lessons of democracy from Congress, says Amit Shah in Lok Sabha

Speaking in Lok Sabha during the discussion on the resolution to extend President's Rule in J&K for a period of six months, Shah attacked the Congress saying it should not teach the BJP democracy.
DNA - Published

West Bengal tense, Governor Kesri Nath Tripathi meets PM Narendra Modi

Governor Kesri Nath Tripathi denies rumours of talks on imposing the President's Rule in the violence-hit state
DNA - Published

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