Indian Constitution

No. President-Legislative Powers
1. The President is an integral part of the Parliament (Article 79).
2. The president summons each house of the Parliament but the period of six months shall not be elapsed between two sittings. He may prorogue either house of the Parliament. He may also dissolve the House of People (Article 85).
3. He gives or withholds his assent to the bills sent by the Parliament.
4. He can send back a bill for the reconsideration of the Parliament.
5. He proclaims ordinances during the recess of the Parliament but they have to be approved by the Parliament within six weeks after convening of the Houses.
6. For introducing the bills relating to creation of new states or alteration of boundaries of the existing States, prior permission of the President is required.
7. He ensures the the reports of the Union Public Service Commission, Comptroller and Auditor General of India and Backward Areas Development Commission are placed before the Parliament.
8. He nominates two Anglo-Indian members to the Lok Sabha and 12 members to the Rajya Sabha.
9. He convenes a joint sitting of the two Houses in case of a disagreement on a bill.
10. The president of India at the commencement of the first session after each general election and at the commencement of the first session in the year shall address Parliament assembled together (Article 87).
11. President has the right to address either House of the Parliament or both Houses of the Parliament assembled together. He also has the right to send messages to either House of the Parliament (Article 86).