New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press:
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Despite donning a constitutional mantle that essentially binds a president to accept cabinet advice in exercising all the powers formally bestowed by the Constitution, the president of India can, in extraordinary circumstances, exercise discretion in the choice of a prime minister, acceptance of cabinet advice, dismissal of a government, and dissolution of Parliament, among other such privileges. This book examines the scope and limitations of these discretionary powers through various examples from India, Britain, and the Commonwealth. The volume draws on biographical material of Indian presi... View More...