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12, December 2013

1. Do you think the recent  judgement by the Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code is a blow to the liberal values and human rights? Substantiate. (200 Words)

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2. What do you understand by the phrase ‘ fiscal consolidation’? How is it done in India? Explain. (200 Words)

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3. Recently Uruguay legalized growing, selling and consuming Marijuana. What is the rationale behind such a move? Do you think this measure is good for the health of the society? Critically comment. (200 Words)

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4. Write a note on the significance of Tejas, India’s Light Combat Aircraft. (150 Words)

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5. What are  the problems being faced by the Sugar industry in India? Explain in the light of recent crisis involving farmers and sugar mill owners in the country. Do you think bail out packages are remedy in such crises? Comment.(200 Words)

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6. What are the important features of Forest Rights Act 2006? Bring out the criticisms against the bill. (200 Words)

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7. Explain the structure and mandate of UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) (150 Words)

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8. What is bionics? What are its benefits? Explain. (200 Words)

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9. “India is expected to overtake the U.S. to become the country with the largest number of people with dementia, posing a major challenge to the economy.” Explain how dementia affects the health of economy and society. (200 Words)

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10. “2013  has been a year when America re-embraced diplomacy after a frustrating decade of war, displaying a relentlessly pragmatic approach.” Critically analyze. (200 Words)

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11. Write a critical note on the Election Commission’s implementation of its Model Code of Conduct. What are the criticisms against it? Explain. (200 Words)

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12. Perfluorotributylamine  (50 Words)

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