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Interstate and Centre State Relation for IAS Prelims Preparation

The number of questions asked from this area is also less compared to others. But, with the new thrust on cooperative and competitive federalism, this area is acquiring more importance. Hence neglecting this topic would be a grave mistake.

Centre State Relation

  1. Administrative Relations
  2. Financial Relations
  3. Executive Relations
  4. Sarkaria commission
  5. Punchi Commission

Inter State Relation

 

  1. Inter State Council
  2. Inter-State River Valleys
  3. Trade and Commerce

 

Laxmikant 4th edition: Chapter 14,15

[2013 Prelims]

1)The Parliament can make any law for whole or any part of India for implementing international treaties
a) With the consent of all the States
b) With consent of the majority of states
c) With the consent of the States concerned
d) Without the consent of any State.

[2014 Prelims]

1)The sales tax you pay while purchasing a toothpaste is a

(a) tax imposed by the Central Government
(b) tax imposed by the Central Government but collected by the State Government
(c) tax imposed by the State Government but collected by the Central Government
(d) tax imposed and collected by the State Government