Fourth statement is incorrect. President used to nominate two members of Anglo-Indian Community to Lok Sabha till 2020. As of now, nomination of members of Anglo-Indian community to Lok Sabha has been abolished.
Fourth statement is incorrect because one-third of its members retire every two years. Rajya Sabha is a permanent body. It was duly constituted for the first time on April 3, 1952. Twelve of Rajya Sabha members are nominated by the President.
Article 63 of Indian Constitution states that “There shall be a Vice President of India.” The Vice President acts as President in the absence of the president due to death, resignation, impeachment, or other situations.
WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, are having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a SOVEREIGN, SOCIALIST, SECULAR, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC and to secure to all its citizens:
JUSTICE, social, economic and political;
LIBERTY of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship;
EQUALITY of status and of opportunity; and to promote among them all
FRATERNITY assuring the dignity of the individual and the unity and integrity of the Nation;
IN OUR CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY this 26th day of November, 1949, do HEREBY ADOPT, ENACT AND GIVE TO OURSELVES THIS CONSTITUTION.
The Emergency Provisions of the Indian Constitution have been borrowed from Germany. The part 18 of Indian constitution deals with the emergency provisions. Under the emergency provisions, if the President is satisfied that a grave emergency exists whereby the security of India or of any part of the territory thereof is threatened, whether by war or external aggression or armed rebellion, he may, by Proclamation, make a declaration to that effect in respect of the whole of India or of such part of the territory thereof as may be specified in the Proclamation.
- Second Schedule – Emoluments of President, Vice President etc.
- Third Schedule – Allocation of Seats in Rajya Sabha
- Fourth Schedule – Various forms of oaths by holders of constitutional office
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
- Second Schedule: Second schedule lists the emoluments for holders of constitutional offices such as salaries of President, Vice President, Ministers, Judges and Comptroller and Auditor-General of India etc.
- Third Schedule: This schedule lists the various forms of oath for holders of various constitutional offices.
- Fourth Schedule: Fourth schedule enumerates the allocation of Rajya Sabha seats to States or Union Territories.
Sixth Schedule of Indian Constitution consists of provisions for administration of Tribal Area in Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, and Mizoram & Arunachal Pradesh. District or the Regional Councils in these states may after its first constitution make rules with the approval of the Governor.
Fifty-Second Amendment Act, 1985 is popularly known as Anti-Defection Law. It provided for disqualification of members of Parliament and state legislatures on the ground of defection and added a new Tenth Schedule containing the details in this regard. The amendment was done by Rajiv Gandhi Government.
The constituent assembly appointed a number of committees to deal with different tasks of constitution. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was the chairperson of the Provincial Constitution Committee.
Article 310 of the Indian constitution incorporates the common law doctrine of pleasure. It expressly provides that all persons who are members of the defenses services or the civil services of the union of the all-India services hold office during the pleasure of the governor.