Finance Commission of India It is set up every five years by the President under Article 280 of the Constitution. It first came into existence in 1951. Functions It was formed to define the financial relations between the centre and the state. These recommendations cover a period of five years. The commission also lays down rules by which the centre should provide grants-in-aid to states … Continue reading Everything about Finance Commission
Q32. Consider the following statements regarding the Speaker of the Lok Sabha: 1. He prorogues the House in the absence of quorum. 2. He presides over a joint sitting of the Houses, addressed by the President. 3. He decides whether a bill is a Money bill or not and his decision in this regard is final. 4. He never votes in the House, to maintain … Continue reading Q32. Consider the following statements regarding the Speaker of the Lok Sabha:
Special provision for Sikkim (Art 371F, 36th Amendment Act, 1975) The members of the legislative Assembly of Sikkim shall elect the representative of Sikkim in the House of the People. Parliament may provide for the number of seats in the Assembly to protect the rights and interests of various sections of the population of Sikkim, which may be filled only by candidates from those sections. … Continue reading Special provision for Sikkim (Art 371F, 36th Amendment Act, 1975)
Q6. When a constitutional amendment aims to modify an article related to the distribution of powers between the States and the Union government, then which of the following type of majority is required to amend the Constitution? A. Simple majority in the Parliament with ratification by not less than half of the States. B. Special majority in the Parliament with ratification by not less than … Continue reading Quiz-Q6. When a constitutional amendment aims to modify an article related to the distribution of powers between the States and the Union government, then which of the following type of majority is required to amend the Constitution?
Unitary Features of Indian constitution: 1. The States of Indian Don’t have their own constitution as in the states of USA and Australia have their own constitution. 2. Uniform and single Citizenship in India (Australia and USA have double citizenship). 3. Parliament can make the changes of territorial extent of a State without its consent. 4. Parliament has full control over the Union list subjects … Continue reading Unitary Features of Indian constitution:
The main federal features of the Indian Constitution are as follows: 1. Written Constitution: The Indian Constitution is a written document containing 395 Articles and 12 schedules, and therefore, fulfils this basic requirement of a federal government. In fact, the Indian Constitution is the most elaborate Constitution of the world. 2. Supremacy of the Constitution: India’s Constitution is also supreme and not the hand-made of … Continue reading Federal Features of Indian Constitution
Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES): It is the preeminent annual entrepreneurship gathering that convenes emerging entrepreneurs, investors and supporters from around the world. It was started by U.S. government in 2010. It serves as a vital link between governments and the private sector, and convenes global participants to showcase projects, network, exchange ideas, and champion new opportunities for investment. Its aims to highlight entrepreneurship as means to … Continue reading Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES):