11th December,2020

Q.1) For strategic and economic development, India needs to reap quantum  technology. Discuss (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.2) Despite having several benefits, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanisms have failed to achieve its intended objectives. Discuss (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.3) Discuss the prominent features of the life of people of Indus Valley Civilization. (150 words)

Q.4) As the Centre tries to fend off criticism that its Citizenship (Amendment) Act excludes Muslims from its beneficial provisions, it must look for ways to undo the incalculable harm caused by fears set off by the law. Critically Analyse. (250 words)

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                                                                                                      12th December 

Q.1) The symmetry in the working of the GST Council and the Finance Commission deserves serious consideration. Analyze. (150 words)

Q.2) India is the only G20 nation to be in compliance with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. India must not let global pressure force it off the growth path. Discuss. (150 words)

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                                                                                                    14th December

Q.1) With the world's second-largest population and a healthcare infrastructure that is not enough to meet the needs of the current population, India is not yet ready for a universal health coverage (UHC) programme. Critically analyze (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.2) The Western Ghats is a biological treasure trove that is endangered, and it needs to be “protected and regenerated, indeed celebrated for its enormous wealth of endemic species and natural beauty”. Discuss. (250 words)

Q.3) Nurses and midwives will be central to achieving universal health coverage in India. What are the challenges which need to be tackled to provide a robust nursing care in India. (250 words)

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                                                                                                      15 December

Q.1) The Covid-19 pandemic is an opportunity to strengthen India’s Public Health Surveillance system. Discuss (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.2) Despite many initiatives, many Indians continue to go to bed hungry and are unable to afford nutritious diets. Discuss the reasons as well as the way forward. (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.3) India is headed in the right direction towards reaching the replacement level of fertility. Analyse. (250 words)

Q.4) India’s direct tax law needs to keep pace with fast-changing events. Discuss. (150 words)

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                                                                                                      16 December

Q.1) It would be a litmus test for both the Indian diplomacy and the new US administration to accommodate each other's concerns, when China is becoming more assertive and Russia is searching for new partners. Comment (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.2) Discuss the role played by the Ayushman Bharat (AB-PMJAY) scheme of government of India in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic. (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.3) Discuss the factors which play a key role in establishing an effective justice delivery system in India. (250 words)

Q.4) Discuss the issue of transfer of judges and the role of collegium system in it. (150 words)

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                                                                                                       17 December

Q.1) The Parliament of India, the supreme legislative body of the nation needs to be reformed to fulfill its intended objective. Discuss (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.2) The calculated functional overlapping between the three organs of the government will facilitate smooth functioning of government, without undermining the principle of separation of power. Comment (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.3) WTO will have to grapple with the global economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic and work towards carrying out reforms for reviving the world economy. Examine the key issues before the World Trade Organization. (250 words)

Q.4) What is the Human Development index and how it is calculated? Examine the reasons behind India’s lagging in HDI rankings. (150 words)

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                                                                                                       18 December

Q.1) In the face of growing technological innovation in the financial sector, it is critical to strengthen the supporting regulatory frameworks of virtual currencies in India. Comment (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.2) What is monoculture farming? How is it adding to farm distress in India? (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.3) The government needs to acknowledge the right to dissent and protest for all Indians. Discuss. (150 words)

Q.4) Discuss the present state of bilateral relations between India and Bangladesh along with associated concerns. Also suggest the future course for bilateral relations. (250 words)

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                                                                                                   19 December


Q.1) In order to make Indian Railways a lifeline of Indian economy and society in reality, there is the need  to address the inadequacies of capacity constraints and improve its modal share in the total freight ecosystem of the country. Comment (15 Marks - 250 Words)


Q.2) The United Nations (UN) has emphasised that the rights of minorities shall be respected, protected and preserved by the states and within individual territories. In this context, critically analyze the measures taken by the Indian government to safeguard minorities. (15 Marks - 250 Words)


Q.3) One of the most significant provisions of the Indian constitution is Article  356. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, had opined that the provision was meant to be used only in the “rarest of the rare cases”. Discuss. (150 words)


Q.4) Explain the significance of parliamentary committees in ensuring legislatures and executive’s transparency and accountability. (150 words)

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