21 December

Q.1) For India’s economic recovery from the pandemic, raising financial resources for government’s spending is the key. Comment (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.2) Discuss the APMCAct and examine the various issues related to it. (150 words)

Q.3) What are PVTGs. Discuss the various concerns associated with them. Also suggest steps to protect PVTGs. (150 words)

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                                                                                                        22 December

Q.1) What is carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS)? Highlight the progress made by India in developing CCUS technology. (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.2) Discuss the contribution of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in the Indian Freedom Struggle. (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.3) In ‘Digital India’, human intermediaries are significant in brokering trust between governments and citizens. Discuss. (150 words)

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                                                                                                         23 December

Q.1) India and Vietnam share a Vision that will serve as a cornerstone for a new era of India - Vietnam Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. Comment (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.2) The latest data from the National Family Health Survey-5 (NFHS-5) proves that the country’s population is stabilising. Fears over a “population explosion” and calls for a “two-child policy” are misguided. Discuss. (250 words)

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                                                                                                         24 December

Q.1) Resumption of talks on the Iran Nuclear deal may have positive implications not only for India but for the world order. Discuss (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.2) To ensure welfare of farmers in India, defining ‘Who is a farmer’ is of prime importance. Discuss (15 Marks - 250 Words)

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                                                                                                           25 December

Q.1) What is Brexit? What can be the possible impact of Brexit on India and the world?  (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.2) The Consumer Protection Act, 2019, is an attempt to empower consumers and help them in protecting their rights. Discuss (15 Marks - 250 Words)

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                                                                                                           26 December

Q.1) What is retrospective taxation? Critically analyze its impact on India’s Ease of Doing Business prospects. (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.2) Independent Directors (IDs) are the tightrope walkers in the corporate circus. The more their experience, autonomy and clout, the merrier for minority shareholders. Discuss. (250 words)

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                                                                                                   28 December

Q.1) The Covid-19 pandemic is a testing time for India’s Neighbourhood First Policy. Comment (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.2) What are the factors which threaten water security in India?  Suggest a way forward for ensuring water security in India?

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                                                                                                            29 December

Q.1) The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act [FRA] 2006 was enacted to correct the historical injustice. Do you think that the law has achieved its intended objectives?

Q.2) The refusal to grant bail deprives individuals of liberty by confining them in jails without trial and conviction. Discuss the need for reform of the bail system in India. (250 words)

Q.3) Maintaining 4 percent inflation is appropriate for India as targeting a lower rate could impart deflationary bias to the monetary policy. Comment. (150 words)

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                                                                                                             30 December

Q.1) Anaemia among women and children in India is an important public health problem which is widely ignored. Comment. (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.2) Discuss the significance of Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) project for Indian railways and the country as a whole. (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.3) The public scrutiny of parties and political candidates is an essential and inalienable part of a free and fair democratic process. Discuss the controversy around electoral bonds. (150 words)

Q.4) Complete information in the public domain does not mean good governance. It is also about the mindset and approach towards transparency. Discuss various issues arising out of the exemptions provided under the RTI, Act. (150 words)

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                                                                                                            31 December

Q.1) The Street Vendors Act, 2014 has done justice to its target population and to its main objectives. Critically comment. (15 Marks - 250 Words)


Q.2) Deliberate on the problems in infrastructure development in India. (150 words)

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