Articles by PRS Team - July, 2018

So far the monsoon session of Parliament has seen spectacular productivity with Lok Sabha spending 120% of allotted time and Rajya Sabha spending 91% of its time on debating issues and passing legislation. This session is among the most productive sessions since 2000...
In a parliamentary democracy, a government can be in power only if it commands a majority in the directly elected House. Article 75(3) of our Constitution embodies this rule by specifying that the Council of Ministers are collectively responsible to Lok Sabha. The...
This series on the Parliament was published following the stasis in functioning of the two Houses the last time they were in session. We've reproduced it ahead of the Monsoon sitting, which begins on 18 July. Editor's note: The recently concluded Budget Session...