President’s Rule:

GS Paper 2:   Topics Covered: Prelims: Indian Polity and Constitution. Mains: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.   Context: The Union Home Ministry Amit Shah has ruled out the possibility of President’s Rule in the state as it would be improper to dismiss an elected government backed …

Imposition of Article 356:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.   Context: Imposition of President’s rule in West Bengal is being demanded, following the gruesome incidents in Birbhum in which 10 people, including two children, were burnt alive.   What is the President’s Rule in the Indian context? …