Modi govt to SC: President’s Rule in Arunachal justified because of threats from China and Congress govt’s collusion with militant group

In what many would term as a bizarre and sensational argument, the central government on Friday told the Supreme Court that the ‘recurrent insurgency’ coupled with threats from China were the reasons for imposition of the President’s Rule in Arunachal Pradesh. The affidavit filed by the Ministry of Home Affairs alleged that the chief minister … Read more

President’s Rule in Arunachal: Supreme Court to hear case on Feb 1

‘Displaced’ Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Thursday filed a fresh petition in the Supreme Court, challenging the imposition of President’s Rule in his state – after the court pointed out shortcomings in the original petition. The court has posted the matter for February 1, after asking Arunachal Pradesh Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa and … Read more

BJP wants to rule Arunachal: Chief Minister Nabam Tuki

Just a few hours before the Supreme Court hears Congress party’s writ petition against imposition of the President’s Rule in the Congress-ruled Arunachal Pradesh, the state chief minister Nabam Tuki said on Wednesday that the BJP wants to rule the state by proxy. A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court is expected to hear the … Read more

Centre recommends President’s Rule in Arunachal, twitter says #ModiKillsDemocracy

In an extraordinary development on Sunday, the central government recommended the imposition of President’s rule in Arunachal Pradesh, a state ruled by the Congress party. The BJP-led government’s decision drew flak from opposition parties with the Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal calling it a ‘murder of constitution.’ Congress too, which was late in reacting to … Read more

Murder of constitution by Modi govt on Republic Day eve:Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi led central government for reportedly recommending President’s in a non-BJP ruled state of Arunachal Pradesh. Kejriwal said, “Union Cab recommending Prez rule in Arunachal shocking. Murder of Consti on Rep D eve. BJP lost elections.Now acquiring power thro back door.(sic)” Arunachal Pradesh has … Read more

Arunachal governor destablising state govt: Congress tells President

The Congress on Wednesday complained to President Pranab Mukherjee that Arunachal Pradesh Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa was trying to destabilise the government. This was being done on the directions of the central government, a Congress delegation led by party president Sonia Gandhi told Mukherjee after meeting him at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Talking to reporters after the … Read more