Q. No Confidence Motion against the Union Council of Minister can be initiated
A. in the Rajya Sabha only
B. in the Lok Sabha only
C. in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
D. in the State Assemblies
Answer: B. in the Lok Sabha only
No-confidence motion — It is a motion moved by a member of the Parliament expressing no-confidence of the House in the Council of Ministers. If adopted by the Parliament, the Council of Ministers has to resign.
Article 75(3) of the Indian Constitution states that the Council of Minister shall be collectively responsible to the House of the People, therefore they are answerable to the House.
The Lok Sabha Rule 198 gives the procedure regarding a motion of no-confidence in Council of Ministers. The members of the Lok Sabha may at any time pass a vote of no confidence against the Council of Ministers.