4) In its pursuit to become regional and global power, what lessons can India learn from Israel in handling geopolitical adversaries and making progress on technology front? Discuss.

Topic:  Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 4) In its pursuit to become regional and global power, what lessons can India learn from Israel in handling geopolitical adversaries and making progress on technology front? Discuss. (200 Words) Livemint

3) “The proposed ban on the sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter at agricultural markets violates fundamental rights of food and livelihood, and the spirit of federalism.” Critically comment.

Topic: Issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure 3) “The proposed ban on the sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter at agricultural markets violates fundamental rights of food and livelihood, and the spirit of federalism.” Critically comment. (200 Words) The Indian Express

2) The current uncertainty in the relations between America, China and Russia demands that India move closer to the European middle powers — France and Germany. Do you agree? If yes, how should both India and these European powers go about establishing a strong relationship? Examine.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 2) The current uncertainty in the relations between America, China and Russia demands that India move closer to the European middle powers — France and Germany. Do you agree? If yes, how should both India and these European powers go about …

1) A case is gaining momentum in favour of revisiting Part XVII of the Constitution which envisages, in essence, the replacement of English language with Hindi at the national level and with other languages in the Eight Schedule in their respective states. Critically discuss why is this issue complicated and how should India address this challenge

Topic:  Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.  1) A case is gaining momentum in favour of revisiting Part XVII of the Constitution which envisages, in essence, the replacement of English language with Hindi at the national level and with other languages in the Eight Schedule in their respective states. Critically discuss why is …

PRELIMS 2017 REVISION TEST 26

PRELIMS 2017 REVISION TEST 26 Please consider negative marking and convert your score for 200 marks. It is just to guess your probable cutoff marks. Though not prefect this will help you gauge your progress Share Your Scores in the comment box

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4) “The best way to turn the failing national airline into a great global airline is to cut it loose from the clutches of the government and privatise it.” Do you agree? Substantiate.

Topic:   Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth 4) “The best way to turn the failing national airline into a great global airline is to cut it loose from the clutches of the government and privatise it.” Do you agree? Substantiate. (200 Words) Livemint

PRELIMS 2017 REVISION TEST 25

PRELIMS 2017 REVISION TEST 25 Please consider negative marking and convert your score for 200 marks. It is just to guess your probable cutoff marks. Though not prefect this will help you gauge your progress Share Your Scores in the comment box

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