13 May 2014
Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words
1. Why do you think chit funds or ponzi schemes still persist in spite of many scams? Comment.
2. Critically examine if Indian defence forces need a tri-service commander in the light of ongoing debate on the issue.
3. Critically discuss how the Indian society has behaved and changed in response to inefficient governance and corruption in public life during the post economic reforms years.
4. Discuss the recent economic problems faced by Euro Zone countries. Why do some economists argue that devaluing Euro currency would help their economies grow well? Examine.
5. What do you understand by the ‘female financial paradox’ which was in news recently? Explain.
6. Explain the rationale behind constituting Polavaram Project Authority (PPA). Comment on the controversy related to the project.
7. Critically comment on the arguments put forward by the climate change ‘deniers’.
8. Analyze the relationship between democracy and capitalism. Do you think that there is experiencing a clash between capitalism and democracy? Comment.
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
9. Write a note on Bacillus thuringiensis var kurstaki wettable powder