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Q) The insurgencies of NEI have continued for the past seven decades despite various efforts by the government for a permanent solution. In this context, discuss the problem of extremism in the North Eastern states and suggest solutions for the same.

Why this question?

Important part of GS Paper-III.

Key demand of the Question 

Discuss the issue of extremism in North Eastern States.

Directive

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Introduction 

Start by giving a context of the question.

Body

In the first part, explain why extremism in NE has become a major challenge to the development of the region.

In the next part, suggest solutions to the problem.

Conclusion

Conclude with a way forward.

For Model Answer 

 

Q) As long as India’s politicians defer tough decisions on the legislative seats India’s states deserve, the current crisis of representation will only deepen. In this context, discuss the reasons for this burgeoning political crisis and possible solutions for this.

Why this Question?

Issue of current importance.

Key demand of the Question 

To explain the crisis that is emerging due to inadequate representation of states in the Parliament of India and solutions for this crisis.

Directive

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Introduction 

Start by giving a context of the question.

Body 

In the first part, write about the reasons for this emerging political crisis.

In the next part, discuss the steps that should be taken by the government in this regard.

Conclusion 

Conclude with a balanced argument.

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Q) Designing an Indian Universal Basic Income (UBI) requires an understanding of the constraints of the feasibility of universality and substituting existing welfare subsidies—and tailoring the program accordingly. Discuss.

Why this Question?

Important part of GS Paper- III.

Key demand of the Question 

Discuss in what way UBI can be helpful in India, the challenges and the things that need to be taken care of in implementing such a policy.

Directive

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Introduction 

Start with a brief explanation of UBI.

Body 

In the first part, discuss the benefits of UBI particularly in the Indian context.

In the next part, explain the challenges in this policy and the things that need to be taken care of for implementing it.

Conclusion

Conclude with a balanced argument.

For Model Answer