Discretionary Powers of Governor

Discretionary Powers of Governor #GS-02 Governance, Federalism, Indian Constitution For Prelims Constitutional Provisions Article 154 It declares that “the executive power of the State shall be vested in the Governor and shall be exercised by him either directly or through officers subordinate to him in […]

Governor and Federalism

Constitutional silences, unconstitutional inaction #GS-02 Federalism For Prelims: Article 200 Article 200 deals with the powers of the Governor with regard to assent given to bills passed by the State legislature. It also talks about other powers of the Governor such as reserving the bill […]


Governor #GS-02 Indian Polity For Prelims: About Governor: Governor is the constitutional head of the state, and is bound by the advice of his council of ministers. He also functions as a vital link between the Union Government and the State Government. His powers, appointment […]

Governor’s Role in Upholding Federalism

Governor’s Role in Upholding Federalism   Context: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s outburst against Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday was not a first but it brought to the fore, yet again, the role of the Governor in relation with the elected government and legislature. […]