12 June 2014
Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words
1.What changes have been proposed to Industrial Disputes Act and Factories Act to bring labour reforms in India? Critically examine.
2.By giving examples from different parts of the world, discuss the benefits of high speed rail to India. Examine the impediments involved in expanding high speed rail network in India.
3.Critically comment on controversy surrounding General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) which will come into effect from January 2016.
4.Critically comment on the need for subsidy reforms in India.
5.Critically examine the causes behind pollution of River Ganga. In your opinion, what are the major challenges that can be faced by authorities in cleaning River Ganga? Explain.
6.In the light of India’s ‘soft power’ status, evaluate the principles of ‘Multi Alignment’ and ‘Non Alignment.2.0’ put forward by some intellectual in recent years.