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Q) A trust based society requires in addition to adversarial systems, an equivalent ecosystem that can help settle millions of cases with fairness, reason and trust. In this context, critically examine the significance of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Mechanisms in India. 

Why this Question:

Important part of GS paper- II. 

Key Demand of the question.

Significance of developing ADR mechanisms in India and the challenges that limit its usage.

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 ADR mechanisms and its types.

Body:

In the first part, categorically mention the advantages of using ADR mechanisms.

In the next part, highlight the challenges in the usage of ADR mechanisms and why is it not very popular in India. 

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward.

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Q) What are the major causes and impacts of forest fires in India? Elaborate on the measures taken by the government to mitigate forest fires. 

Why this Question:

Important part of GS paper- III.

Key Demand of the Question:

Causes and impacts of forest fires and measures adopted by the government to deal with them.

Directive:

Elaborate- provide a lot of detail and information on a topic or argument.

Introduction:

Give an introduction about forest fires in India and the world.

Body:

In the first part, mention the causes of forest fires in India. Also mention the impact it has on the environment, life, etc.

In the next part, elaborate on the steps taken by the government to mitigate the causes and impacts of forest fires . 

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward. 

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Q)  Years of capital injections and governance reforms have not been able to improve the financial position of the public sector banks significantly. In this context, critically examine the government’s decision to privatize two PSBs in India. 

Why this question 

Important part of GS paper- III.

Key demand of the question:

Discuss the condition of the PSBs in India and the advantages and concerns related to the privatisation of PSBs. 

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:

Introduce by explaining the condition of PSBs in Indian economy. 

Body:

In the first part, mention the advantages of privatisation of PSBs.

In the next part, explain the concerns associated with the privatisation process.

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward. 

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Q) India-US relation remains critical for the shaping of world order in the 21st century. Discuss. 

Why this question:

Important part of GS paper- II. 

Key demand of the question:

Significance for India of developing bilateral relations with the US and the  challenges ahead. 

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 evolution of India- US relations.

Body:

In the first part, highlight the significance of bilateral relations between India and US for both India, US and the world. 

In the next part, highlight the challenges in this process. 

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward. 

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Q) There is a need for empowered regulatory bodies which can steer regulations to make sectors of the economy robust and smoothly mitigate the impacts of the economic crisis. Discuss. 

Why this Question

Important part of GS paper II. 

Key Demand of the Question:

Explain the role of regulatory bodies and the challenges they face. Also suggest measures to reform them.

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 introduction about regulatory bodies in India. 

Body:

In the first part, highlight the role of the regulatory bodies. 

In the next part, highlight the issues associated with regulatory bodies that have undermined their efficiency. Suggest measures to reform them.

Conclusion:

Conclude with a balanced approach. 

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