Why does the political executive have more powers than the permanent executive?
Political executive is more powerful than the permanent executive because:
a. Ministers are directly elected by the people.
b. They are answerable and accountable to the people.
c. Democracy is based on the will of the people, therefore it is the elected ministers who represents that will and takes the final decision.
Who holds the most important and powerful position in the government?
Head of the government is Prime Minister. He is the real head where as President is the nominal head.
He is the elected representative of people. First Prime Minister of India is Shree Jawaharlal Nehru and present prime minister is Shri. Narendhra Modi.
Whom does the President appoint as the Prime Minister?
What is the tenure of office of the Prime Minister?
Ideally, the tenure of the Prime Minister is five years. However, he can resign before the completion of his term or he can be removed if a vote of no-confidence motion is passed against him.
What is the government formed by an alliance of two or more political parties called?
Who among the following is a part of the political executive?
Which organ of the government has the power to interpret the Constitution?
The judiciary in India is also one of the most powerful in the world. The Supreme Court and the High Courts have the power to interpret the Constitution of the country. They can declare invalid any law of the legislature or the actions of the executive, whether at the Union level or at the state level, if they find such a law or action is against the Constitution.
About how many ministers are there in the Cabinet?
Article 75 (1A): The total number of Ministers, including the Prime Minister, in the Council of Ministers shall not exceed fifteen per cent. of the total number of members of the House of the People.
Total Members of House the people: 552
15 percent of 552 = 82.8
So, the maximum numbers of cabinet ministers could be upto 82.
Which of these options is/are correct regarding the powers of the Prime Minister?
Powers of the Prime Minister
> The Prime Minister chairs the meetings of the Cabinet.
> He coordinates the working of different departments. In case of any disagreement between two or more departments, the decision of the Prime Minister is final.
> The Prime Minister supervises the functions of various ministries. He can distribute and redistribute the work to the ministers
What is the position of the President?
Which of the following statements is not true?
The Council of Ministers at the centre is responsible to :
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)
The president of India is elected by
President of India is :
President is head of the state because the word state here is India. since president is the first citizen of india he is the head of the state. on behalf of president government is running who in turn makes his decision by the advice of council of ministers headed by prime minister.
The judges of Supreme Court are appointed by
The judges of the Supreme Court and the High Courts are appointed by the President on the recommendation of the Prime Minister and in Consultation with the Chief Justice of India.