In the wake of scrapping of Article 370, two civil servants have resigned from the service as IAS. They are of the view that the building blocks of the democracy are at threat and they cannot be the part of the system. It has become difficult to work with the government. As an IAS, they were highly meritorious and had earned the government acclaim. Their resignation has resulted into a debate that should civil servants be given more autonomy especially freedom of expression?

Topic : Case Study 7.  In the wake of scrapping of Article 370, two civil servants have resigned from the service as IAS. They are of the view that the building blocks of the democracy are at threat and they cannot be the part of the system. It has become difficult to work with the …

A judge of the Supreme Court has been part of a judgment. Now the matter has been referred to a five judge bench in which he is also a member. The judge is known for his honesty and integrity. But there is immense pressure on him to recuse himself as his presence brings potential conflict of interest. But he refuses to do so. In your view, what should be the most appropriate conduct in this situation? Give adequate reasons for the justification of your view.

Topic : Case Study 6. A judge of the Supreme Court has been part of a judgment. Now the matter has been referred to a five judge bench in which he is also a member. The judge is known for his honesty and integrity. But there is immense pressure on him to recuse himself as …

Discuss the efforts required at both global level and national level combat the virus of disinformation during the pandemic.

Topic : Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money laundering and its prevention. 5. Discuss the efforts required at both global level and national level combat the virus of disinformation during the pandemic. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu  Why …

Decentralisation has to be extended beyond designated district committees to gram panchayats to accelerate skill development in the country. Analyse.

Topic : Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein. 4. Decentralisation has to be extended beyond designated district committees to gram panchayats to accelerate skill development in the country. Analyse. (250 words) Reference: …

Why is India on a digital strike with China? Discuss the reasons with which India is banning apps? What are the concerns related to it? Discuss the way forward.

Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations. Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. 2. Why is India on a digital strike with China? Discuss the reasons with which India is banning apps? What are the concerns related to it? Discuss the way forward. (250 words) Reference: Economic Times  Why …

What do you understand by the ‘age structure’ of a population? Discuss its relevance for economic development and growth.

Topic : population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. 1. What do you understand by the ‘age structure’ of a population? Discuss its relevance for economic development and growth. (250 words) Reference: NCERT Geography Class 12 Chapter 11 Population: Distribution, Density, Growth and Composition. Why the question: The …