What are Union Territories ?
These are areas which are too small to become an independent State but which could not be merged with any of the existing states.
What are Union Territories ?
Who governs the Union Territories ?
Critically analyse the Centre-State relations prior to 1990 and after. [CBSE 2013]
The sharing of power between the Union government and the state governments is basic to the structure of the Indian Constitution'. Explain.
What is Gram Panchayat ?
Mention any four major values which are reflected by federalism in India.
What is Zila Parishad ?
What is federalism ? [CBSE 2014]
What is a State List ?
How are village Sarpanch or Panches elected?
How judiciary acts as an umpire in a federal nation?
Mention any two subjects which are r included in the union list. Explain by giving reasons why these are included in the union list.
Explain two achievements and two difficulties of the Icoal self-governments in India. [CBSE Comp. (O) 2008, Sept. 2011, 14]
What is a Union List ?
What is the importance of judiciary in a federal government ?
What is the rationale for decentralization of power ? Describe the functions of Rural Local Government. [CBSE 2013]
Mention the three tier system prevailing in India.
Categorise the following under Union list or Concurrent list.
(i) Currency (ii) Education
Name an Indian state which enjoys a special status.
How many languages have been recognised as scheduled languages?
Point out one feature in the practice of federalism in India that is similar to any one feature that is different from that of Belgium.
Mention any two features of federalism.
What is Panchayat Samiti ?
Mention any four difficulties of the local government in India. [CBSE Comp. (O) 2008, Sept. 2010, 14]
Who is a Mayor ?
What is decentralisation ? [CBSE 2014]
Mention any four features of federalism. [CBSE 2008, 2009 (O), Sept. 2010, 2011, 2012]
Explain four features of the federal form of government. [CBSE 2008 Comp. (O) (D)]
Which law will remain prevalent if there is any conflict over a subject mentioned in the Concurrent list?
Which two languages have been identified as the official languages? [CBSE 2014]
Explain the major key features of federalism.
Describe any four features of the federalism. [CBSE 2011, 14]
There are two kinds of routes through which federations have been formed.' Name the two routes by giving one example of each.
Restructuring the Centre-State relations is an important way in which the Indian Federalism has been strengthened in practice.' Explain.
What is a Concurrent List ?
Explain the advantages of decentrali ¬sation. [CBSE Sept. 2010, 14]
Explain any four features of the third tier of government. [CBSE Sept. 2011]
Explain how the federal experiment has been successful in the matter of formation of states in India. [CBSE Sept. 2010]
Give two arguments in favour of decentralisation of powers to local governments. Give two provisions under the amendment of 1992 which empowers local governments in India. [CBSE Sept. 2011]
Assess the need for local government. [CBSE 2012, 14]
(a) Gram Panchayat
(b) Panchayat Samiti
(c) Zila Parishad
Why were the linguistic states created? What are their advantages ? [CBSE 2008 (Compt)]
Why did the makers of our Constitution declare India to be a â€˜Union of states’ ? Why were some sub-political units of India given a special status ? [CBSE 2012]
Which is the highest tier of the Panchayati Raj ? Explain its composition.
India is a federal country.' Explain by giving examples.[CBSE Sept. 2012, 2013]
Explain the three fold distribution of legislative powers between the Union Government and the State Governments.
Mention any five main features which make India a federal country. [CBSE 2013]
Explain the language policy of Indian Federal. How is it different from Sri Lanka ?
Write any four characteristics of language policy of India. [CBSE 2011]
Describe in brief the language policy of India. [CBSE 2010]
What is Unitary Government ?
Explain the values reflected by the principle of decentralisation in India.
What is decentralisation ? What is the importance or need for decentralisation ? [CBSE Sept. 2010, 14]
"Do you take decentralisation as a mean to minimise the conflicts ?"Give your view point. [CBSE 2014]
What are the advantages of local governments ? [CBSE Sept. 2010]
Explain how the federal experiment has been successful in the matter of formation of states in India. [CBSE 2011]
What is a Panchayati Raj ? What is its importance ? [CBSE 2008 (F)]
"The creation of linguistic states was the first and major test for democratic politics in our country."Justify this statement. [CBSE 2011, 14]
"Belgium shifted from a unitary to a federal form of government". What key changes were brought in the political system under the above mentioned shift ?
Name any two holding together federation. [CBSE 2014]
All states in the Indian Union do not have identical powers. Justify. –