Source: Click here News: Government has decided to cancel the Winter session of Parliament, citing fears over a surge in cases due to covid-19 pandemic. Facts: Constitution on Summoning of Parliament: The summoning of Parliament is specified in Article 85 of the Constitution.Like many other articles, it is based on the provision of Government of India Act,1935.… Continue reading A look at how Parliament sessions are convened?
Context- The role of Parliament as a platform for ensuring accountability of the executive and use of its instruments for ensuring criticism, deliberation and even consensus-making has declined in the past few years. What are the current issues reducing the relevance of Parliament? Role of parliamentary committees – To strengthen the lawmaking process, it is important that all Bills are examined by Standing… Continue reading Declining Role of Parliament in India