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Harsh, the bank employee approaches Bank Manager Mr. Roy and told that his child is suffering from Heart disease. He doesn’t have health insurance policy and salary is insufficient to meet medical expenses. But over the years, he is been collecting autographed T-shirts of various bollywood actors and actresses. So, he wants Mr. Roy to give permission to hold a charity auction in the office. Also, to send fliers to clients of the bank. Everyone is welcome to bid for these T-shirts, so that he can raise money for the medical treatment of his child. Other bank employees overhear this conversation and also inform Mr. Roy — indeed Harsh’s financial situation is very bad and his child will die if the treatment is not done on time, therefore permission should be given to hold this charity auction. Should Mr. Roy give permission or not?

Topic: Case study 7. Harsh, the bank employee approaches Bank Manager Mr. Roy and told that his child is suffering from Heart disease. He doesn’t have health insurance policy and salary is insufficient to meet medical expenses. But over the years, he is been collecting autographed T-shirts of various bollywood actors and actresses. So, he …

The role of discretion is essential for competent decisions by civil servants but it is also among the main reasons for misuse of power. In the backdrop of the statement, discuss how the human conscience can work as an escort for right application of discretion.

Topic: Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance; ethical issues in international relations and funding; corporate governance. 6. The role …

The latest attacks by the Maoists in the Bastar region calls for a change in India’ anti-insurgency operations. Comment.

Topic: Linkages between development and spread of extremism. 5. The latest attacks by the Maoists in the Bastar region calls for a change in India’ anti-insurgency operations. Comment. (250 words) Reference:  tribuneindia.com Why the question: The latest ambush by Maoist rebels on a large contingent of security personnel in Bastar is yet another well-planned and …

What is the importance of coral reefs to the global environment and economy? Discuss in what way loss of corals can cause damage not only to climate but also to social, cultural and economic activities.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 4. What is the importance of coral reefs to the global environment and economy? Discuss in what way loss of corals can cause damage not only to climate but also to social, cultural and economic activities. (250 words) Reference:  iucn.org Why the question: The question is …

A just outcome of a legal process is far more important than expeditious disposal, In this context critically analyse the issues associated with Lok Adalats in India.

Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary—Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity 3. A just outcome of a legal process is far more important than expeditious disposal, In this context critically analyse the issues associated with Lok Adalats in India. …

India’s poor performance on the Global Gender Gap report card hints at a serious wake-up call and learning lessons from the Nordic region for the government and policymakers. Analyse.

Topic: Social empowerment 2. India’s poor performance on the Global Gender Gap report card hints at a serious wake-up call and learning lessons from the Nordic region for the government and policymakers. Analyse. (250 words) Reference:  Financial Express Why the question: The article explains the findings of the global gender gap report. Key Demand of …

Changing the perception of people towards the community by aiding society in erasing its biases and accept transgender people as equal human beings is the best way forward to address gender equality. Explain.

Topic: Social empowerment 1. Changing the perception of people towards the community by aiding society in erasing its biases and accept transgender people as equal human beings is the best way forward to address gender equality. Explain. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: The article explains the induction of 13 members of the …