Indian Constitution Short Questions: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

How can the president be impeached?

The president may be removed from his office before the expiry of his term, for “violation of the Constitution” by the process of impeachment. The procedure of the impeachment is as follows: For impeachment, a charge against him may be initiated by either house of parliament. The resolution can be moved only after giving at ..

What are the privileges of the President under Article 361 of the Indian Constitution?

The office of the President is very august and the Constitution attaches to it may privileges and immunities. He is not answerable to any court for the exercise and performance of the powers and duties o his office, or for “any act done or purporting to be done by him” in the exercise and performance ..

Where does the real executive power lie?

The executive power of the Union is vested in the President [Article 53 (1)]. This power is to be exercised in accordance with the Constitution [Article 53 (1)]. Though formally vested in the President, the idea could never be that he should personally exercise this power, or take every decision himself. Although the executive power ..

Write briefly about Article 51-A of the Indian Constitution

The Constitution (Forty Second) Amendment Act, 1976, breaks new ground by introducing the innovative concept of Fundamental Duties of the Indian citizens in the Constitution. For this purpose, a new part IV A consisting of Article 51 A has been added to the Constitution. Article 51 A lays down the following ten fundamental duties:- (a) ..

What do you mean by right to assembly?

Article 19 (1)(b) of the Indian Constitution guarantees to its citizens the right to assemble peaceably and without arms. Under Article 19 (3), however, the state can make any law imposing reasonable restrictions on the exercise of this right in the interest of public order, and sovereignty and integrity of India. Article 19 (1) (b) ..