The Union Executive which consists of the President, Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers is a powerful body in a Parliamentary democracy. In this context answer the following questions:
Mention any four legislative powers of the Cabinet.
The Cabinet holds a pivotal position in the working of the Indian Parliamentary Government. In this context discuss the following:
Any two legislative powers of the Cabinet.
Four legislative powers of the Cabinet are:
(i) The cabinet ministers can introduce bills in the Parliament. More than 95% of the bills are initiated by the Cabinet.
(ii) The Cabinet is instrumental in planning and making an amendment to the constitution.
(iii) The President summons the Houses of Parliament on the advice of the cabinet.
(iv) The ministers along with the secretaries of the concerned departments answer questions asked by the members of the Lok Sabha and thus provide information to the public through their representatives.