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Q.1)Virtual courts were established with the idea of making justice delivery fast and citizen friendly. Critically evaluate.

Why this question:

Virtual courts have been in frequent use during the pandemic.

Key demand of the question:

Merits of the virtual courts and the challenges it faces.

Directive:

Critically evaluate - Give your verdict as to what extent a statement or findings within a piece of research are true, or to what extent you agree with them. Provide evidence taken from a wide range of sources which both agree with and contradict an argument. Come to a final conclusion, basing your decision on what you judge to be the most important factors and justify how you have made your choice.

Introduction:

Write how the pandemic has highlighted the significance of virtual courts.

Body:

In the first part of the question, highlight the significance of virtual courts in India and the merits it has.

In the next part, mention the challenges that undermine the objective of virtual courts.

Suggest measures to overcome them.

Conclusion:

Conclude with the importance of faster justice delivery.

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Q.2)Indo-Myanmar relations have seen bilateral cooperation to deter insurgencies in north-east India. Analyze the importance of India-Myanmar ties for India.

Why this question 

Neighbourhood relations are an important part of GS paper II

Key demand of the question 

Significance of Indo Myanmar relations and steps to further boost it.

Directive 

Analyse- Break an issue into its constituent parts. Look in depth at each part using supporting arguments and evidence for and against as well as how these interrelated to one another.

Introduction 

Give a brief introduction of the evolution of Indo Myanmar relations.

Body:

In the first part, mention the significance of Indo Myanmar relations- economic, strategic and security.

In the next part, write about the recent developments in the relations of the two countries and the challenges around it w.r.t. Rohingyas, increasing Chinese influence, etc.

Conclusion 

Conclude by giving steps to boost the ties.

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Q.3)“Fake news is no longer a rare or isolated phenomenon, but appears to be organized and shrewdly disseminated to a target population.” Substantiate. Also, highlight the causes of fake news and measures needed to tackle it.

Why this question:

The topic has come into light in the wake of farmer protests.

Key demand of the question:

Give recent examples of increasing fake news and mention its causes, impacts and measures needed to deal with it.

Directive:

Substantiate- use several examples, evidence, and logical arguments. Show how a particular research topic or argument is valid by using evidence and arguments to support your claim.

Introduction:

Give a brief introduction of fake news.

Body:

In the first part give a few examples where fake news was spread and it led to disastrous consequences like those during the initial days of the pandemic, recently during the farmer protests, etc.

In the next part, categorically mention the causes of fake news and its impacts briefly. Suggest measures to tackle it.

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward.

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