What is a Panchayati Raj ? What is its importance ? [CBSE 2008 (F)]
The rural local government is known as the Panchayati Raj.
(i) It helps the people to directly participate in decision-making.
(ii) It helps in the decentralisation of power.
(iii) It reduces the burden of the central government.
The sharing of power between the Union government and the state governments is basic to the structure of the Indian Constitution'. Explain.
Mention any four major values which are reflected by federalism in India.
Name an Indian state which enjoys a special status.
Explain two achievements and two difficulties of the Icoal self-governments in India. [CBSE Comp. (O) 2008, Sept. 2011, 14]
What is federalism ? [CBSE 2014]
What is the importance of judiciary in a federal government ?
Critically analyse the Centre-State relations prior to 1990 and after. [CBSE 2013]
What is Panchayat Samiti ?
How judiciary acts as an umpire in a federal nation?
What is a State List ?
Mention the three tier system prevailing in India.
What are Union Territories ?
Mention any two subjects which are r included in the union list. Explain by giving reasons why these are included in the union list.
Mention any two features of federalism.
What is a Union List ?
What is Gram Panchayat ?
What is Zila Parishad ?
Who is a Mayor ?
Which law will remain prevalent if there is any conflict over a subject mentioned in the Concurrent list?
Categorise the following under Union list or Concurrent list.
(i) Currency (ii) Education
Mention any four difficulties of the local government in India. [CBSE Comp. (O) 2008, Sept. 2010, 14]
How many languages have been recognised as scheduled languages?
What is decentralisation ? [CBSE 2014]
Who governs the Union Territories ?
Which two languages have been identified as the official languages? [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)]
Explain the major key features of federalism.
Describe any four features of the federalism. [CBSE 2011, 14]
How are village Sarpanch or Panches elected?
What is the rationale for decentralization of power ? Describe the functions of Rural Local Government. [CBSE 2013]
There are two kinds of routes through which federations have been formed.' Name the two routes by giving one example of each.
"There is a need for power sharing within the states". Explain.
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]
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.
What is Unitary Government ?
Restructuring the Centre-State relations is an important way in which the Indian Federalism has been strengthened in practice.' Explain.
What is Gram Sabha ? Mention its functions.
Name the three tier government system in India. What steps have been taken by the government to make the third tier more powerful and effective ? [CBSE 2008(0)]
How has the third tier of government in our country been made more effective and powerful by the Constitutional Amendment of 1992 ? [CBSE Sept. 2010]
Explain any four provisions that have been made towards decentralisation in India after the constitutional amendment in 1992. [CBSE Sept. 2010, 2011, 2012]
(a) Gram Panchayat
(b) Panchayat Samiti
(c) Zila Parishad
Name any two holding together federation. [CBSE 2014]
Explain the values reflected by the principle of decentralisation in India.
Explain how the federal experiment has been successful in the matter of formation of states in India. [CBSE 2011]
Which is the highest tier of the Panchayati Raj ? Explain its composition.
What is a Concurrent List ?
Explain how law making powers are shared between centre and states in India ? Mention three subjects each of Ans. Union List and State List. [CBSE 2013]
Describe the division of power between the central and the state governments in India. [CBSE 2011]
How are the powers divided between the states and centre ? Explain with examples.
Should Panchayats be given judicial power to punish the anti social elements of its area ? Give your suggestions with arguments. [CBSE 2014]
Why were the linguistic states created? What are their advantages ? [CBSE 2008 (Compt)]
Name any two examples of coming together federation. [CBSE 2014]
How is the Indian federal system different from that of Sri Lanka ? Explain by giving three examples.
Some subjects have been mentioned below. Categorise them into Union List, State List and Concurrent List.
(i) Education (ii) Currency (iii) Police (iv) Forest (v) Banking (vi) Communication
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]