• General Studies – 1
  • General Studies – 2
  • General Studies – 3
  • General Studies – 4
  • GENERAL ESSAY PAPER

Parliament and State Legislatures

  1. LOK SABHA , RAJYASABHA- its role, powers and functions
  2. Conduct of Business in Both Houses
  3. Parliamentary Committees
  4. Parliamentary Privileges
  5. Budget
  6. State Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council
  7. Parliament v Judiciary
  8. CAG and his powers
  9. Attorney General and his powers
  • Dr Durga Das Basu- Introduction to Constitution of India
  • Indian Parliament by Subash Kashyap

2014 MAINS

  1. The ‘Powers, Privileges and Immunities of Parliament and its Members’ as envisaged in Article 105 of the Constitution leave room for a large number of un-codified and un-enumerated privileges to continue. Assess the reasons for the absence of legal codification of the ‘parliamentary privileges’. How can this problem be addressed?

2013 MAINS

  1. ‘The Supreme Court of India keeps a check on arbitrary power of the Parliament in amending the Constitution.’ Discuss critically