Questions 1 to 3 are of 10 marks each, and questions 4 and 5 are of 15 marks each.

  1. Stubble burning highlights the multi-dimensional issues facing agriculture. Comment. 

  2. India has a lower rate of ‘formal’ entrepreneurship. In the light of the statement, examine the need for reforms in the start-up ecosystem. 

  3. Law and order can not be established till there are vacancies in the Police. Examine the challenges and the solutions in the light of the statement. 

  4. India needs well-tailored farm measures to balance the national requirement with farmers’ aspirations. Comment.

  5. There’s more space for intervention on monetary front than fiscal front. Critically comment. 

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