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Q) Larger delay in the revival of JCPOA by the U.S. can only lead to one outcome — the collapse of the JCPOA with Iran going nuclear like North Korea. In this context, discuss the approach needed to prevent Iran’s rise as a nuclear state.

Why this Question:

Tehran has recently ruled out informal talks to revive the JCPOA

Key Demand of the question.

Necessity of the revival of JCPOA, impact on the world on its failure and key approach to be adopted by the nations and international organisations. 

Directive:

Discuss- back up the answer by carefully selected evidence to make a case for and against an argument, or point out the advantages and disadvantages of the given context and finally arrive at a conclusion.

Introduction:

Give a brief overview of the JCPOA and its objectives. 

Body:

In the first part, categorically mention the necessity of the revival of JCPOA and the impact of not doing so.

In the next part, suggest an approach to be adopted by the major stakeholders in the region as well as the international organisations.

Conclusion:

Conclude with a balanced approach. 

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Q) The degree of respect and public confidence enjoyed by the Supreme Court is something that no other institution in the country would be able to claim. In this context critically analyse the judicial reforms needed in India.

Why this Question:

Important part of GS paper- II.

Key Demand of the Question:

Major challenges for the judicial system in India and the key reforms needed.

Directive:

Critically analyse - The key to tackling this question is providing ample evidence to support the claims. Ensure that the analysis is balanced by shedding light on, and presenting a critique of, and alternative perspectives. Present extensive evidence taken from a varying range of sources.

Introduction:

Give an introduction about the importance of Judiciary in a democracy. 

Body:

In the first part, categorically highlight the challenges associated with the Indian judicial system- pendency, collegium system, political influence, judicial overreach, etc.

In the next part, suggest the reforms that are needed in this regard. Recommendations of some important committees and commissions can be highlighted. 

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward. 

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Q)  India is very serious about growing in the maritime sector and emerging as a leading Blue Economy of the world. In this context, critically examine the steps taken by the government to boost the maritime sector in India. 

Why this question 

PM has recently inaugurated the Maritime India Summit 2021.

Key demand of the question:

Elaborate on the steps taken by the Government to boost the maritime sector development and the challenges associated with it.

Directive:

Critically examine- Look in close detail and establish the key facts and important issues surrounding the topic. Try and offer reasons as to why the facts and issues identified are most important, as well as explain the different ways they could be construed.

Introduction:

Give an overview of the potential of the maritime sector in India. 

Body:

In the first part, categorically highlight the steps taken by the government to boost the maritime sector. Mention some key policies in this regard.

In the next part, give a list of challenges associated with it and steps that should be taken 

Conclusion:

Conclude with the significance of developing the maritime sector. 

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Q) The Make in India scheme that was launched with a huge grandeur to make India a global manufacturing hub has been a mix of successes and failures. Discuss. 

Why this question:

The US trade report has flagged issues in India’s Make in India policy. 

Key demand of the question:

The successes and the failures of the Make in India programme. 

Directive:

Discuss- back up the answer by carefully selected evidence to make a case for and against an argument, or point out the advantages and disadvantages of the given context and finally arrive at a conclusion.

Introduction:

Give a brief overview of the Make in India scheme and its objectives. 

Body:

In the first part, highlight the successes of the scheme across different sectors.

In the next part, highlight the failures of the scheme. 

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward. 

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Q) While the NFSA, 2013 has been critical in achieving the goal of food security in India, there are serious lacunae that have undermined its efficiency. Critically examine. 

Why this Question

Important part of GS paper- II and III. 

Key Demand of the Question:

Give a detailed account of the success of the NFSA and issues surrounding it. Also suggest measures to overhaul it.

Directive:

Critically examine- Look in close detail and establish the key facts and important issues surrounding the topic. Try and offer reasons as to why the facts and issues identified are most important, as well as explain the different ways they could be construed.

Introduction:

Give an overview of the NFSA, 2013 and its objectives. 

Body:

In the first part, highlight the significance of the scheme in India.

In the next part, highlight the issues associated with the implementation of the scheme due to which desired results are not obtained. 

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward.

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