Chapter 7: Prime Minister of India
The Prime Minister of India is the Head of the Union [Federal] Government, as distinct from the President of India, who is the Head of State. The President of India appoints the leader of the party or alliance of parties that enjoys majority support in the Lok Sabha [Lower House of Indian Parliament] as Prime Minister. The Prime Minister leads the executive branch of the Government of India.
As Head of the Council of Ministers, the Prime Minister aids and advise the President and oversees the work of all the Ministries. He presides over Cabinet meetings and is responsible for bringing proposals of legislation. The resignation or death of the Prime Minister dissolves the Cabinet.