Both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha enjoy equal powers but the Lok Sabha is more powerful than the Rajya Sabha:
Relation between the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha
The Rajya Sabha has no control over the Cabinet who are responsible to the Lok Sabha. It cannot censure a minister or bring a No-Confidence Motion.
In financial matters the power of the Rajya Sabha is negligible as no Money Bill can be introduced in the Rajya Sabha. It can just scrutinize the Bill.
In all matters of legislation including Constitutional Amendment, the Rajya Sabha enjoys the equal powers with Lok Sabha.
Rajya Sabha enjoys two exclusive powers:
(a) If the Rajya Sabha passes by two-third majority sitting and voting that a particular subject mentioned in the State list is of national interest then the Parliament is empowered to make laws on the subject.
(b) Rajya Sabha can decide to set up an All India Service in the similar way.
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