What do the Civil Servants do?
Apart from Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, who else constitutes the Parliament?
How can a judge of the Supreme Court be removed?
Which of the following statements about Judiciary is false?
No, the Judiciary can just strike down a law if it goes against the spirit of the Constitution.
Who is the Real Executive of the Indian Union?
The President of India is the head of state and the commander-in-chief of the Indian Armed Forces whilst the elected Prime Minister acts as the head of the executive, and is responsible for running the Union government.The real executive power is thus vested in the Council of Ministers with the Prime Minister as its head. The Council of Ministers is collectively responsible to the House of the People (Lok Sabha). Every State has a Legislative Assembly. Certain States have an upper House also called the State Legislative Council.
What is ‘Parliament’?
For how long can the Rajya Sabha delay a Money Bill?
In case a Money Bill is not returned by the Rajya Sabha to the Lok Sabha within a period of fourteen days from the date of its receipt, it is deemed to have been passed by both Houses in the form in which it was passed by the Lok Sabha after the expiry of said period.
Who is the presiding officer of the Lok Sabha?
What is the power of the Supreme Court to judge the constitutional validity of a law passed by the Parliament or an action of the Executive called?
Which body acts as the guardian of Fundamental Rights?
Judiciary (court) can take up any dispute like
(i) Between citizens and the judiciary
(ii) Between citizens and the government
(iii) Between two or more state governments
(iv) Between government at the Union and governments of the other countries.
Select the best options
The only original jurisdiction cases commonly handled by the Supreme Court of the United States are disputes between two or more U.S. states, typically regarding boundary lines, water claims, or other property issues.
Can the Houses of Parliament be dissolved? Select the correct option.
Which one of the following institutions exercises greater power over the Union budget?
Lok Sabha had more powers to handle in the Union budget than Rajya Sabha. Finance minister was the responsible one to laid the budget in Parliament.
When was the Second Backward Class Commission appointed?
Who appoints the judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts?
What does the Supreme Court say over the Parliament’s power of amendment of the Constitution?
What are the two types of ‘Executives’ in India?
The President of India is elected by ?
Which of the following statements is true regarding President of India?
The president of India is the ceremonial head of state of India and the commander-in-chief of the Indian Armed Forces.
What is the strength of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha?
Which of these are correct so far as powers of the Parliament are concerned, apart from making laws?
Parliaments all over the world exercise some control over those who run the government. In some countries like India, this control is direct and full.
Parliaments control all the money that governments have. In most countries, any the public money can be spent only when the Parliament sanctions it.
Parliament is the highest forum of discussion and debate on public issues and national policy in any country. Parliament can seek information about any matter.
Which of the following institutions can make changes to the existing law of the country?
In what ways Lok Sabha exercises Supreme Power over Rajya Sabha?
(i) Lok Sabha exercises more powers on money matter.
(ii) Lok Sabha controls the President of India
(iii) During the joint session final decision is taken by Lok Sabha because of its larger number of members
(iv) It guides the functioning of Rajya Sabha.
When there is a difference in passing the ordinary law between the houses, the final decision has to be taken by the members of both the houses in a joint session. As Lok Sabha has larger number of members, it is likely succeed in such a meeting.
In money matters, Lok Sabha exercises more power. If any money related matters or the budget of the government is passed by the Lok Sabha, the Rajya Sabha cannot reject it. The Rajya Sabha can only suggest changes to it or delay the matter for 14 days. It is at Lok Sabha’s discretion to accept the changes or not.
Unlike Rajya Sabha, the Council of Ministers are controlled by Lok Sabha. If a majority of the Lok Sabha members say they have ‘no confidence’ in the Council of Ministers, all ministers including the Prime Minister, have to quit.
The cabinet as a team assisted by ?
What is meant by ‘Office Memorandum’?
Why did people react strongly to the Mandal Commission Report?
What happens if there is a difference of opinion between Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha over an ordinary bill?
Two features of Indian judicial system are:
Which of these disputes can the Supreme Court take?
The supreme court is highest court and can take all of the cases.
What is a Public Interest Litigation?