Emergency provisions of Indian constitution-Test 1
Which Indian state came under President's rule for maximum number of times?
[WB PSC, 2008]
Answer: Option A
There are differences in this answer. But According to a RTI response from the Ministry of Home Affairs, President’s rule was imposed maximum number of times in Uttar Pradesh (10 times) while President’s rule was in vogue for maximum number of days in Punjab (more than 3000 days). So according to this, B the correct answer.
Which one of the following Articles of the Indian Constitution provides that 'It shall be the duty to the Union to protect every State against external aggression and internal disturbance'?
Answer: Option D
Article 355 states that "It shall be the duty of the Union to protect every State against external aggression and internal disturbance and to ensure that the government of every State is carried on in accordance with the provisions of this Constitution".
Financial emergency is provided under Article 360. According to this article if the President is satisfied that the financial stability or credit of India or any of its parts is in danger, he may declare the state of financial emergency.