What is not merely a law-making body?
The legislature is not merely a law-making body.
Who was the finance minister who had to roll back the hike in urea prices?
Yashwant Sinha was the finance minister who had to roll back the hike in urea prices.
How many states have a bicameral legislature?
At present, only six states have a bicameral legislature.
Who nominates the members of the Rajya Sabha?
The president nominates the members of the Rajya Sabha.
How many members are nominated in Rajya Sabha?
Twelve members are nominated in Rajya Sabha by the president.
How many constituencies are there at present?
At present, there are 543 constituencies.
Who is responsible for drafting the bill?
The actual task of drafting the bill is performed by the bureaucracy under the supervision of the minister concerned.
Who decides the substance and timing of the bill?
The cabinet decides the substance and even the timing of the bill. No major bill is introduced in the parliament without the cabinet’s approval.
What type of power of the parliament involves the grant of resources to the government to implement its programmes?
The financial powers of the parliament involve the grant of resources to the government to implement its programmes.
What is the highest forum of debate in the country?
The parliament is the highest forum of debate in the country.
Who is the final authority in a democratic form as adopted by our constitution?
In a democratic form as adopted by our constitution, the people are the final authority.
When a non-minister proposes a bill, what is it called?
When a non-minister proposes a bill, it is called private members bill.
Before a bill is introduced in parliament, there may be a lot of what on introducing such a bill?
Before a bill is introduced in the parliament, there may be a lot of debate on introducing such a bill.
Under how many days Rajya Sabha has to take action on a money bill. Otherwise, the bill is
deemed to have been passed.
If Rajya Sabha takes no action within 14 days, the money bill is deemed to have been passed.
The preparation and presentation of what for the approval of the legislature is a constitutional obligation of the government?
Preparation and presentation of the budget for the legislature’s approval is a government’s constitutional obligation. This obligation allows the legislature to exercise control over the government’s purse strings.