Governance and Polity [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 2 (Governance, Polity, Social Justice, & IR)]: Questions 21 - 26 of 67

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Question 21

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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The central government frequently complains on the poor performance of the state Governments in eradicating suffering of the vulnerable sections of the society. Restructuring of centrally sponsored schemes across the sectors for ameliorating the cause of vulnerable sections of population aims at providing flexibility to the states in better implementation. Critically Evaluate.

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  • Restructuring of centrally sponsored scheme is a way forward from the centre to the state for eliminating the cause of vulnerable sections of population. The centrally sponsored schemes are funded by the central government but implemented by the states because schemes is designed by the central government and giving little say to the states in form…

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Question 22

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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What is ‘Parivarik Mahila Lok Adalat’ ?

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‘Parivarik Mahila Lok Adalat’ is an innovation of The National commission for women (NCW) which in turn supplements the efforts of the district Legal Service Authority (DLSA) for redressal and speedy disposal of the matters pending in various courts related to marriage and family affairs.

Parivarik Mahila Lok Adalat

Objective of Parivarik Mahila Lok …

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Question 23

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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Pressure group politics is sometimes seen as the informal face of politics.

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  • Pressure groups are vested interest group which act as an influencing factor in politics. FICCI, ASSOCHAM, Majdoor Sangathan. AITUC etc are few of them. These groups are not political parties neither take part in government or neither elected elections but they impact the politics directly through means of advertising, propagandizing, petitions, me…

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Question 24

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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Discuss the recommendation of the 13th Finance commission which have been a departure from the previous commissions for strengthening the local government finances.

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The 13th Finance commission is headed by Vijay kelkar has given the historic recommendations for the strengthening and revamping the local governments by devolving more power to the local bodies. It redefined the existing structure of fiscal federation in the country, setting the step for a different political dynamism by vesting greater power with…

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Question 25

Governance and Polity
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Appeared in Year: 2011

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Distinction between ‘Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committees’ and ‘Parliamentary Forums’ . (Paper - I)

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  • Parliamentary Standing committee also known as Standing committees are the permanent and regular committee constituted from time to time consisting members of Parliament according to the provision of an act of Parliament or rules of Procedure and conduct of Business.

Purpose of Parliamentary Standing Committee:

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Question 26

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Appeared in Year: 2010

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What are the grounds of disqualification of a Member of Parliament from either House? Quote relevant provisions in your answer.

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Indian Parliament System
  • In Indian Parliamentary System, the members of parliament are members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
  • Both the houses have elected as well as nominated members. The elected members of Lok Sabha are elected directly on the basis of adult suffrage; the elected members of Rajya Sabha are indirectly elected by members of legislativ…

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