Who acts as the President of India when both, the President and the Vice-President are unavailable? - General Test


Who acts as the President of India when both, the President and the Vice-President are unavailable?


  • Minister of Home Affairs

  • Cabinet Secretary 

  • Chief Justice of India 

  • Speaker of Lok Sabha



Chief Justice of India


According to the President (Discharge of Functions) Act, 1969, in the event that both the vice president's and president's positions are empty, the Chief Justice of India (CJI) shall preside over India.

Concept: Polity Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
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Choose the most appropriate option:

Power to summon the Houses of the Parliament is vested with:

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The first Defence Minister of India was

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Which State government has come up with a Water ATM Policy in April 2018?

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Who have been nominated as Member of Rajya Sabha and have taken oath in the presence of Rajya Sabha Chairman Md.Hamid Ansari in the Parliament House?

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The executive power of the state is vested in _________?

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Who is the Chairperson of the one-man Judicial Committee on One Rank One Pension?

The Supreme Court at present contains the following number of Judges?

Who heads the Niti aayog as its chairperson?

The 7th RCEP Inter-Sessional Ministerial Meeting Concludes in __________.

Which country signed an agreement with India on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters?

At present, how many high courts are there in India?

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The Payment of Wages (Amendment) Bill, 2017 passed in Lok Sabha on February 7, 2017, seeks to amend which Act?

In India, international treaties are ratified by

Lok Adalats have been created under:

According to the Constitution, amendments cannot be  proposed in either House to

Who of the following does not constitute an exception for  ‘equality before the law’ (Article 14)?

If the Anglo-Indian Community is not adequately  represented in the election, the President can nominate to Lok Sabha from that community

For transfer of an accused person from a foreign State to India  for any offense within India or relating to India is done

A political party is recognised by the Election Commission  only if

I. it has been engaged in political activity for a  continuous period of five years. 
II. has returned at least one member of the Lok Sabha for every 25 members of that House or any fraction of that number elected from that State. 
III. has polled not less than six percent of the total number of valid votes polled by all contesting candidates at the general elections. 
IV. has contested elections in four or more states in three consecutive general elections. 

Electioneering has to stop in a constituency

Who among the following is not a former President of India?

Which of the following is the smallest Union Territory of India in terms of area?

How many members are nominated by the President of India in the Lok Sabha from the Anglo-Indian community?

ln which year did King George-III establish the Supreme Court in Madras?

Who was the first and only acting PM of India?

A revised version of the 'India-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement' was adopted by the two countries under which amendment to the Constitution of India?

As per the Constitution of India, which of the following is NOT an eligibility criteria for the appointment of a State Governor?

Which among the following former Soviet Union Republics is not a NATO member?

Swaraj Party was the outcome of which among the following incidents?

How many countries are part of the NATO Alliance?


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