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Q.1) Resumption of talks on the Iran Nuclear deal may have positive implications not only for India but for the world order. Discuss (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Why this question? - With Democrats set to gain control of US foreign policy, hopes are high that the historic Iran nuclear deal could be salvaged by the incoming Joe Biden administration.  

Intro - A brief about the Iran-Nuclear deal.

Body

  • Recent developments - US withdrawing, New president elect in the US etc
  • Implications for - India, World order

Way ahead - By restarting the talks, faith in rule based world order, of which India is a strong votary could be reestablished.

Conclusion - Summarize based on above discussion.

 

Q.2) To ensure welfare of farmers in India, defining ‘Who is a farmer’ is of prime importance. Discuss (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Why this question? - National Farmers’ Day or Kisan Diwas is celebrated across the country on December 23 to honour India’s farmers. 

Intro - The government’s ambiguity over definition of a ‘farmer’ has serious implications.

Body

  • Govt. definition
  • Problems with the govt’s definition
  • Implications

Way ahead - National Commission of Farmers etc

Conclusion - Summarize based on above discussion