Category: Inside India

4) Despite recent setback in getting NSG membership thanks to China’s non-cooperation, in your opinion, why should India continue to work towards strengthening its relationship with China? Critically comment.

Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations 4) Despite recent setback in getting NSG membership thanks to China’s non-cooperation, in your opinion, why should India continue to work towards strengthening its relationship with China? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

3) A rating system has been proposed to incentivise government health facilities to deliver better healthcare to patients. Examine the merits of this system and cautions to be taken in its implementation. Also comment if this system should be implemented in other departments of the government

Topic:Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources; Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications 3) A rating system has been proposed to incentivise government health facilities to deliver better healthcare to patients. Examine the merits of this system and cautions to be taken in its implementation. Also comment if this system...

2) “Using emerging trends in information technology and data collection, cities can implement decentralized governance systems to ramp up urban water infrastructure.” Examine how.

Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies 2) “Using emerging trends in information technology and data collection, cities can implement decentralized governance systems to ramp up urban water infrastructure.” Examine how. (200 Words) Livemint

6) “..playing with extremist groups for short-term goals is invariably counterproductive in the long run.” Discuss how true is it in Turkey’s case? Examine what lessons should India’s neighbours should draw from Turkey’s experience.

Topic: Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security 6) “..playing with extremist groups for short-term goals is invariably counterproductive in the long run.” Discuss how true is it in Turkey’s case? Examine what lessons should India’s neighbours should draw from Turkey’s experience. (200 Words) The Hindu

5) The deadly fire at the Central Ammunition Depot (CAD) in Pulgaon in May has raised questions about the quality and manufacturing process of explosive TNT (trinitrotoluene). It has also raised questions about overlapping hierarchies and systemic deficiencies in defence production establishment. Discuss the issue and remedies

Topic: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate 5) The deadly fire at the Central Ammunition Depot (CAD) in Pulgaon in May has raised questions about the quality and manufacturing process of explosive TNT (trinitrotoluene). It has also raised questions about overlapping hierarchies and systemic deficiencies in defence production establishment.  Discuss the issue and remedies. (200 Words) The Hindu

4) “Subsidies to the rich are hurting the capacity of the India government to spend more on essential sectors such as health, nutrition and education.” Do you think India has become a tax haven for the rich? In the light of given statement, critically comment.

Topic: Poverty and developmental issues 4) “Subsidies to the rich are hurting the capacity of the India government to spend more on essential sectors such as health, nutrition and education.” Do you think India has become a tax haven for the rich? In the light of given statement, critically comment. (200 Words) Livemint

3) Can the Supreme Court exercise the power of pardon or remission under Article 32 of the Constitution similar to the President’s power under Article 72 (by President) or 161 (by Governor)? Examine.

Topic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure 3) Can the Supreme Court exercise the power of pardon or remission under Article 32 of the Constitution similar to the President’s power under Article 72 (by President) or 161 (by Governor)? Examine. (200 Words) The Hindu