The legislative council of a state can be created or abolished by the:
Proposals for abolition or re-establishment of a state's Legislative Council require confirmation by the Parliament of India. Abolished by the Bombay Reorganisation Act, 1960.
Which state in India, has given the highest number of Deputy Prime Ministers?
Which of the following is not an administrative function of a Village Panchayat?
The correct option C.
Under Article-243(G)Panchayats in India have been conferred with 29 functional items to work at. These include providing sanitation and drainage, providing burial and cremation grounds, maintenance of roads, welfare of weaker sections, rural housing, fisheries etc. It also includes adult and non-formal education but does not include college education.
The first state in India to implement Panchayati Raj System was
For which one of the following commissions, there is no provision in the India Constitution?
Who of the following enjoy constitutional position?
1. Finance Commission
2. National Development Council
3. Election Commission
4. Planning Commission
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
Under the provision of Article 280 of the Constitution, the President appoints a Finance Commission. Election Commission is an independent body provided by the Constitution to supervise the election machinery ensuring free and fair elections.
Which of the following has been considered supreme as a source of power?
The National Development Council includes
Explanation: Chief Ministers of all states are its members. Apart from this, all Cabinet Ministers, Chief Ministers/administrators of all Union Territories are also member of the NDC
The system of privy purse in respect of former rulers of Indian States before independence was abolished by the Constitution through
In India, the Privy Purse was a payment made to the ruling (royal or lower) families of erstwhile princely states as part of their agreements to first integrate with India in 1947 after the independence of India, and later to merge their states in 1949 whereby they lost all ruling rights. The Privy Purse was continued to the royal families until the 26th Amendment in 1971, by which all their privileges and allowances from the Central Government ceased to exist, was implemented after a two-year legal battle. In some individual cases however, privy purses were continued for life for individuals who had held ruling powers before 1947.
The term of the Finance Commission is
The correct option is D.
As per the Constitution, the Commission is appointed every five years and consists of a chairman and four other members.
Sarkaria Commission was concerned with
Which is an extra-constitutional body?
An extra constitutional body is an institution of government which is not defined in Constitution of India but are established by a resolution(decision) of union cabinet. For Example Planning Commission, National Development Council
The Finance Commission
Sarkaria Commission was set up in June 1983 to examine the relationship and balance of power between state and central governments and suggest changes within the framework of the Constitution.
A national political party is one which received 6% of the total votes polled in
- A registered party is recognised as a national party only if it fulfils any one of the following three conditions :-
A party should win 2% of seats in the Lok sabha from at least three different states.
At a general election to Lok Sabha or Legislative Assembly, the party polls 6% of votes in any four or more states and in addition it wins four Lok Sabha seats.
A party gets recognition as a state party in four states.
Which party provided two Prime Ministers in 2 years time?
To be a regional pary the minimum percenta ge of vates, that a party needs to secure in any election is
Age of a candidate to contest Parliamentary election should not be lesser than
The annual report of the UPSC is submitted to
The UPSC annually submits a report of its work to the President of India. Further, it is sent to each house of Parliament for discussion.
Which government agency is responsible for the mapping and exploration of minerals in India?
Which is the highest body that approves Five Year Plans in the country?
On which date Constitution of India was adopted and enacted by the Constituent Assembly?
The Finance Commission is mainly concerned with recommending to the President about
Which authority recommends the principles governing the grants-in-aid of the revenues of the states out of the Consolidated Fund of India?
Finance Commission is a constitutional Body and it is constituted by the President. It is set up every five years or before. It lays down rules by which the Centre should provide grants in aid to states out of the consolidated fund of India and suggest measures to increase the resources of the State.
When was the Public Service Commission, the original version of the UPSC set-up?
The deciding authority of states share in central taxes is the
Which commission made the recommendations which formed the basis for the Punjab Re-organisation Act which created the states Punjab and Haryana?
Which of the following categories of citizens of the prescribed age may be registered as a voter?
Fundamental Duties were added to the Constitution by
Which Amendment of the Indian Constitution inserted the two words – ‘Socialist’ and ‘Secular’ in the Preamble ?
Which Constitutional Amendment gave precedence to the Directive Principles of State Policy over Fundamental Rights?