Chapter 1 Union Legislature

Scope of Syllabus: The union parliament - the lok sabha and the rajya sabha

• Federal set up & its importance

• Lok sabha – composition, term, qualifications required, disqualification, vacation of seats, presiding oficers

• rajya sabha – composition, term, qualifications required, vacation of seats, presiding oficers

• Parliamentary procedure – session, quorum, question hour, zero hour.

• Types of motion – adjournment motion, no-confidence motion, censure motion.

• Role and functions of the speaker of lok sabha

• Special powers of lok sabha

• Special powers of rajya sabha

• Powers or functions of parliament – legislative, financial, control over the executive, judicial, electoral & constitutional

• Law making procedure

• Anti-defection law

Q&A

FAQ

ASSIGNMENTS & ASSESSMENTS

  • I)Multiple Choice Questions
  • II) What’s the Good Question?
  • III) Name the following.

PRACTICE QUESTIONS

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