In the 13th Lok Sabha elections, which of the following states did the ruling alliance win all the seats?
The Lok Sabha which was elected in 2004 is
The Secretary General of the Lok Sabha is the Chief of its Secretariat and is
The Secretary General of the Lok Sabha is the administrative head of the Lok Sabha Secretariat. He/she is appointed by the Speaker of the Lok Sabha. The post of Secretary General is of the rank of the Cabinet Secretary in the Government of India, who is the senior most civil servant to the Indian Government.
Who is competent to dissolve the Parliament?
The President has the power to summon and prorogue either House of Parliament or to dissolve Lok Sabha. When the term, dissolution of Parliament is used, it only means the Lok Sabha, the House of the People, the Lower House of Parliament.
Parliament comprises the President, Lok Sabha, and Rajya Sabha, the Council of States, the Upper House. The first and third have fixed terms of five and six years respectively, the Lok Sabha has a term of five years but can be dissolved earlier.
In order to be recognised as an official opposition group in the Parliament, how many seats should it have?
In order to get formal recognition in either upper or lower houses, the concerned party must have at least 10% of the total strength of the house. A single party has to meet the 10% seat criterion, not an alliance.
What is the minimum age laid down for a candidate to seek election to the Lok Sabha?
Which are the two states (other than Uttar Pradesh) having the highest representation in Lok Sabha?
UP with 80 seats is followed by Maharashtra with 48 seats, West Bengal with 42 seats and Bihar with 39 seats.
So, the correct option would be Option B.
The maximum number of members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha has been fixed by the Constitution of India respectively as
When was Zero Hour introduced in v/the parliamentary affairs in India?
An Ordinary Bill passed by the State Assembly canbe delayed by the Legislative Council for a maximum period of
The joint session of the two Houses of Parliament is convened
In case of a deadlock between the two houses or in a case where more than six months lapse in the other house, the President may summon a joint session of the two houses which is presided over by the Speaker of the Lok Sabha and the deadlock is resolved by simple majority. Until now, only three bills: the Dowry Prohibition Act (1961), the Banking Service Commission Repeal Bill (1978) and the Prevention of Terrorism Bill (2002) have been passed at joint sessions.
In Indian Parliament, a Bill may be sent to a Select Committee
Which of the following Standing Committees of Parliament has no Madhya Pradesh from Rajya Sabha?
The Estimates Committee, constituted for the first time in 1950, is a Parliamentary Committee consisting of 30 Members, elected every year by the Lok Sabha from amongst its Members. The Chairman of the Committee is appointed by the Speaker from amongst its members. A Minister cannot be elected as a member of the Committee and if a member after his election to the Committee, is appointed a Minister, he ceases to be a member of the Committee from the date of such appointment.
Rajya Sabha enjoys more powers than the Lok Sabha in the case of
Rajya Sabha enjoys certain special powers compared to Lok Sabha which are as follows:
to empower Parliament to make laws in respect of any matter enumerated in the State List in the national interest by adopting a resolution to this effect (article 249);
to create All India Services (article 312); and
to approve Proclamations (issued under articles 352, 356 and 360)
if the Lok Sabha stands dissolved or the dissolution of the Lok Sabha takes place within the period allowed for the approval of the Proclamation by Parliament.
No Money Bill can be introduced in the Lok Sabha without the prior approval of the
The money bill originates only in the Lok Sabha. No money bill can be introduced in the Lok Sabha without the prior approval of the president.
Which of the following non-members of Parliament has the right to address it ?
Who among the following presides over the Lok Sabha in the absence of Speaker or Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha?
The function of Protem Speaker is to
How are legislative excesses of Parliament and Assemblies checked?
A law can be enacted or executive order issued, even contrary to Article 19, during proclamation of emergency.
Article 358 protects both legislative and executive action taken after the proclamation of emergency. National emergency is caused by war, external aggression or armed rebellion in the whole of India or a part of its territory. Such an emergency was declared in India in 1962 (Indo-China war), 1971 (Indo-Pakistan war), and 1975 (declared by Indira Gandhi to escape conviction). In such an emergency, Fundamental Rights of Indian citizens can be suspended. The six freedoms under Right to Freedom are automatically suspended. However, the Right to Life and Personal Liberty cannot be suspended according to the original Constitution. It modifies the federal system of government to a unitary one.
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Can a person who is not a Member of Parliament be appointed as a Minister?
A money bill passed by the Lok Sabha is deemed to have been passed by the Rajya Sabha also when no action is taken by the upper house Within
The Parliament is empowered to make laws on any subject of the state list during
President’s Rule refers to the suspension of a state government and the imposition of direct rule of the Centre. The central government takes direct control of the state in question and the Governor becomes its constitutional head. A state of emergency can be declared in any state of India under article 356 on the recommendation of the governor of the state. ... The state of emergency is commonly known as 'President's Rule'
Which of the following is the inalienable attribute of the Parliamentary system of government?
Most important safeguard of liberty is
The role of judiciary is to safeguard the rights of the citizens. Liberty being one of the rights of the citizens bold and impartial judiciary is most important safeguard of liberty.
For the safeguard of liberty, it is necessary that Judiciary should be independent. It should be free from the control of the Executive.
Which one of the following statements about the Chief Justice of India (CJI) is incorrect?
The Judges of Supreme Court hold office till they reach the age of
Judicial review in the Indian Constitution is based on
The correct option is C.
The Indian Constitution adopted the Judicial Review on lines of the U.S. Constitution. ... Article 372 (1)4 establishes the judicial review of the pre-constitution legislation. Article 13 5declares that any law which contravenes any of the provisions of the part of Fundamental Rights shall be void.
What is the retirement age for a Supreme Court Judge?