Parliament and State Legislatures in India


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                        1. The size of the cabinet should be as big as governmental work justifies and as big as the Prime Minister can manage as a team. How far the efficacy of a government then is inversely related to the size of the cabinet? Discuss.
                        2. Discuss the role of Public Accounts Committee in establishing accountability of the government to the people.
                        3. Discuss the composition and functions of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA). What is the relevance of creation of additional bodies comprising several ministers such as current government's Alternative Mechanism (AM) and previous government's GoM (Group of Ministers)?
                        4. "During the first two decades of republic of India, the key attributes and highlights of Parliament were discourse and debate on issues of national importance. With the passage of time, this appears to have eroded and diminished." Do you agree with this view? Give arguments.
                        5. What do you mean by the term Pro-tem speaker? Discuss the duties and functions of a pro-tem speaker.
                        6. Bring out the aberrations of the parliamentary system of government in India.
                        7. How the proposed higher education bill proposes for a watershed change in the Higher Education Sector in India?
                        8. Even though the population has increased there has not been a similar increase in the number of elected representatives. How the strength of Lok Sabha is determined. Discuss why there has been a freeze.
                        9. Discuss the provisions related to reservation of Anglo-Indian members in the Parliament, which has recently been removed.
                        10. Post-poll political alliance
                        11. Impeachment of President in India
                        12. Parliamentary Standing Committees Need To Be More Efficient
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