Political Science

What Are the Special Provisions Included in the Indian Constitution to Overcome Rigidity and Legalism Inherent in Our Federation?

The Indian Constitution has a long list of subjects for concurrent power of legislature. There are six articles in the Draft Constitution where the provisions are of temporary duration which could be replaced by the parliament at any time. The exclusive powers of legislature are vested in the parliament and this will extend to 91 …

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What Are the Points of Difference Between the American Federation and the Indian Federation?

In America, the dual polity is followed by a dual citizenship, a citizenship of the U.S.A. and a citizenship of the State. The Indian Constitution, on the other hand, has a single citizenship for the whole of India in spite of dual polity. Besides in the U.S.A. each State is free to make its own …

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When It Comes to the Assessment of the Responsibility of the Executive, How Does a Parliamentary System Differ From a Non-Parliamentary System?

In parliamentary system, the assessment of the responsibility of the executive is both daily and periodic. The daily assessment is done by the members of the parliament, through question, debates, adjournment motion, nonconfidence motion and resolutions. The periodic assessment is done by the electorate at the time of election which may take place every five …

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