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Q) What are the issues with current labour laws in the country? In this context, critically examine the new labour code proposed by the government.

Why this question?

Issue of current importance

Key demand of the Question 

Discuss about the issues prevalent in the current labour laws in the country and the merits and demerits of the new labour laws proposed by the government.

Directive

Critically examine – When asked to ‘Examine’, we have to look into the topic (content words) in detail, inspect it, investigate it and establish the key facts and issues related to the topic in question. While doing so we should explain why these facts and issues are important and their implications. When ‘critically’ is suffixed or prefixed to a directive, one needs to look at the good and bad of the topic and give a fair judgment.

Introduction 

Give an overview of the context of the question.

Body

In the first part, highlight the issues prevalent in the current labour laws in the country.

In the next part, discuss the new labour laws, its merits and demerits.

Conclusion

Conclude with a way forward.

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Q) The State must safeguard its security and sovereignty, but it must also protect the fundamental rights of its citizens. In this context, critically examine the relevance of the sedition laws in India.

Why this Question?

Issue of current importance

Key demand of the Question 

Impact of the pandemic on children and an effective approach to deal with them.

Directive 

Critically examine – When asked to ‘Examine’, we have to look into the topic (content words) in detail, inspect it, investigate it and establish the key facts and issues related to the topic in question. While doing so we should explain why these facts and issues are important and their implications. When ‘critically’ is suffixed or prefixed to a directive, one needs to look at the good and bad of the topic and give a fair judgment.

Introduction 

Give a brief context of the question.

Body 

In the first part, write about why the law was introduced and highlight its relevance as stated by the government.

In the next part, write about why it has been in controversy and why there has been a demand to scrap it. Also explain how it amounts to a violation of fundamental rights of citizens.

Conclusion 

Conclude with a way forward. 

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Q) Despite being the global covid vaccine hub, the progress of vaccination in India has not been up to the mark due to the presence of numerous challenges in the process. Comment.

Why this Question?

Important part of GS Paper-II.

Key demand of the Question 

Major challenges in the vaccination drive in India and the approach that is needed by the government to overcome them.

Directive 

Comment- here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.

Introduction 

Start with giving a context of the question.

Body 

In the first part, write about the challenges in the vaccination process against Covid19.

In the next part, highlight the approach that is needed by the government to overcome them.

Conclusion

Conclude with a way forward.

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