President’s Rule refers to the enactment of the article 355 of Indian constitution. It leads to the suspension of state government and imposition of direct Central Government rule in a state. The article states that the duty of union is to protect state against external aggression and internal disturbance. The executive authority is then exercised by the centrally appointed governor.
23 Nov 2019
When the whole world was sleeping, President's Rule was revoked in Maharashtra, in a rather strange development.
12 Nov 2019
In a bid to end the ongoing political turmoil in Maharashtra, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari sent a report to Centre stating that President's Rule is the best thing that can happen to the state.
01 Jul 2019
Rajya Sabha on Monday approved a statutory resolution for the extension of President's rule in Jammu & Kashmir for six more months with effect from July 3.
19 Dec 2018
Jammu & Kashmir will be placed under President's rule from 20 December, for the first time in 22 years.
07 Aug 2018
DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi passed away on Tuesday at Chennai's Kauvery Hospital, sending his sea of followers across the country in deep mourning.
22 Jul 2017
BJP national secretary and MP Maheish Girri has demanded the dismissal of the AAP government in Delhi over "incompetence". President's Rule should be imposed, he said.
24 Feb 2017
Former Arunachal Pradesh CM Kalikho Pul's widow Dangwimsai withdrew a letter to CJI J.S. Khehar, which had sought a CBI probe into the judges Pul accused of corruption in his suicide note.
17 Feb 2017
Former Arunachal Pradesh CM Kalikho Pul's wife wrote a letter to the Chief Justice of India, demanding a CBI probe into her husband's death.
11 Aug 2016
The BJP has demanded that an independent, high-level probe be conducted to ascertain the facts surrounding the untimely death of former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Kalikho Pul.
09 Aug 2016
Kalikho Pul, who was recently removed as Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh by a Supreme Court order, was found hanging at his official residence earlier today.