Miscellaneous

Has there ever been a military coup in India?

Has there ever been a military coup in India?

The Coup d’état of Yanaon (Yanam) was a tense but ultimately non-lethal political coup at Yanam, India, in 1954. Yanam, along with Pondicherry, Karikal, and Mahé, was one of four small French colonial enclaves remaining in India after its 1947 independence from Britain.

What happens in military coups?

In a coup, it is the military, paramilitary, or opposing political faction that deposes the current government and assumes power; whereas, in the pronunciamiento, the military deposes the existing government and installs an ostensibly civilian government.

Which country has never been under a military or dictator’s rule?

Mexico
D. Mexico gained independence after a long drawn battle, and took even longer to find stability as a country. While the military was very powerful during the colonial and independence era, the country has never been under the direct rule of the military. Thus, Mexico is the correct answer.

Is India under martial law?

Martial Law in India. In the text of the Constitution of India there is no express mention of ‘martial law’ except in Art. 34 which invests Parliament with the power to indemnify persons in respect of acts done in territories where martial law was in force and to validate acts done under martial law.

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Who can declare martial law in India?

There is also no specific or express provision in the constitution that authorises the executive to declare martial law. However, it is implicit in Article 34 under which martial law can be declared in any area within the territory of India.

Who is ruling Myanmar now?

Executive branch

Office Name Since
State Counsellor Aung San Su Kyi 5 February 2021
President Win Myint 30 March 2018
Vice-President Myint Swe 30 March 2016

Is Canada a democratic country?

Canada is described as a “full democracy”, with a tradition of liberalism, and an egalitarian, moderate political ideology. The two dominant political parties in Canada have historically been the current Liberal Party of Canada and the Conservative Party of Canada (as well as its numerous predecessors).

Why is India not a superpower?

Lack of international representation. India is not a permanent member of the UNSC, although currently, it is one of the four-nations group actively seeking a permanent seat in the council. Thus India lacks the ability to extend its influence or ideas on international events in the way superpowers do.

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Which country has never been under foreign rule?

Many countries celebrate Independence Day to rejoice that they are no longer under colonial rule. Very few countries have never been either a colonizing power or become colonized. They include Saudi Arabia, Iran, Thailand, China, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, and Ethiopia.