Give a brief account of the people of Bastar.
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A teacher was making preparation for a mock parliament. She called two students to act as leaders of two political parties. She gave them an option. Each one could choose to have a majority either in the mock Lok Sabha or in the mock Rajya Sabha. If this choice was given to you, which one would you choose and why?NCERT Political Science - Democratic Politics I
Three friends went to watch a film that showed the hero becoming Chief Minister for a day and making big changes in the state. Imran said this is what the country needs. Rizwan said this kind of a personal rule without institutions is dangerous. Shankar said all this is a fantasy. No minister can do anything in one day. What would be your reaction to such a film?NCERT Political Science - Democratic Politics I
Match the ministry with the news that the ministry may have released:
When Madhurima went to the property registration office, the Registrar told her, “You can't write your name as Madhurima Banerjee d/o A.K. Banerjee. You are married, so you must give your husband's name. Your husband's surname is Rao. So your name should be changed to Madhurima Rao." She did not agree. She said "if my husband's name has not changed after marriage, why should mine?” In your opinion who is right in this dispute? And why?NCERT Political Science - Democratic Politics I
Name the Fundamental Rights under which each of the following rights falls:
(a) Freedom to propagate one's religion
(b) Right to life
(c) Abolition of untouchability
(d) Ban on bonded labourNCERT Political Science - Democratic Politics I
Of all the institutions that we have studied in this chapter, name the one that exercises the powers on each of the following matters.
(a) Decision on allocation of money for developing infrastructure like roads, irrigation etc. and different welfare activities for the citizens.
(b) Considers the recommendation of a committee on a law to regulate the stock exchange.
(c) Decides on a legal dispute between two state governments
(d) Implements the decision to provide relief for the victims of an earthquake.NCERT Political Science - Democratic Politics I
Which of these statements about the relationship between democracy and rights is more valid? Give reasons for your preference.
(a) Every country that is a democracy gives rights to its citizens.
(b) Every country that gives rights to its citizens is a democracy.
(c) Giving rights is good, but it is not necessary for a democracy.NCERT Political Science - Democratic Politics I
Which of the following rights is available under the Indian Constitution?NCERT Political Science - Democratic Politics I
Can we draw the following conclusions from the information given in this chapter? Give two facts to support your position for each of these.
1. Election Commission of India does not have enough powers to conduct free and fair elections in the country.
2. There is a high level of popular participation in the elections in our country.
3. It is very easy for the party in power to win an election.
4. Many reforms are needed to make our elections completely free and fair.NCERT Political Science - Democratic Politics I
The table below gives the proportion of different communities among the candidates who won elections to the US Congress. Compare these to the proportion of these communities in the population of the US. Based on this, would you suggest a system of reservations in the US Congress? If yes, why and for which communities? If no, why not?