The French Revolution was not only a popular uprising against the absolute power of the king but was also against the privileges and wealth of the elite. Elaborate.

Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.— their forms and effect on the society. 1. The French Revolution was not only a popular uprising against the absolute power of the king but …

Great arguments matter, but they are only one component. Other factors such as the persuader’s credibility and their ability to create a mutually beneficial position for themselves and the audience is key to achieving attitudinal change. Discuss.

Topic: social influence and persuasion. 7. Great arguments matter, but they are only one component. Other factors such as the persuader’s credibility and their ability to create a mutually beneficial position for themselves and the audience is key to achieving attitudinal change. Discuss. (150 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: A Practical approach to Ethics Integrity …

With the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business index being scrapped, India must not lose the progress made so far and further try to improve the business climate in the economy. Comment.

Topic:  Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment 6. With the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business index being scrapped, India must not lose the progress made so far and further try to improve the business climate in the economy. Comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: The …

Quad’s expanding agenda affirms a declared intention to promote greater prosperity and ensure stability in the Indo-Pacific. But the recent developments bring in opportunities and challenges which will test the Quad partners. Examine.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. 5. Quad’s expanding agenda affirms a declared intention to promote greater prosperity and ensure stability in the Indo-Pacific. But the recent developments bring in opportunities and challenges which will test the Quad partners. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The …

Critical and dissenting voices are important for a vibrant democracy. However, care must be taken to prevent hate speech which is inimical to public order. Evaluate the legal Provisions to deal with hate speech. Are they sufficient?

Topic: Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure 4. Critical and dissenting voices are important for a vibrant democracy. However, care must be taken to prevent hate speech which is inimical to public order. Evaluate the legal Provisions to deal with hate speech. Are they sufficient? (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate …

The need of the hour is holistic urbanisation leading to resilient cities that can bounce back from the devastating impacts of pandemic, improve the quality of life of all residents, and can be leveraged in the fight against poverty. Discuss.

Topic: Poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. 3. The need of the hour is holistic urbanisation leading to resilient cities that can bounce back from the devastating impacts of pandemic, improve the quality of life of all residents, and can be leveraged in the fight against poverty. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty …

The origins of the American Civil War can be attributed to belligerence between the Northern and Southern states for territorial and political control, rather than the issue of slavery. Critically Examine.

Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.— their forms and effect on the society. 2. The origins of the American Civil War can be attributed to belligerence between the Northern and Southern …

Despite Americans facing seemingly impossible obstacles, they emerged independent. How did the Americans defeat the mighty British Empire in a military conflict? Was the foreign intervention the most decisive factor in the victory of U.S.A? Analyse.

Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.— their forms and effect on the society. 1. Despite Americans facing seemingly impossible obstacles, they emerged independent. How did the Americans defeat the mighty British …

Swami Vivekananda believed in the transformation of man through moral and spiritual education as a solution for all social evils. Elucidate.

Topic: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world. 7. Swami Vivekananda believed in the transformation of man through moral and spiritual education as a solution for all social evils. Elucidate. (150 words) Difficulty: Easy Reference: Ethics by Lexicon publications. Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General …

High Altitude Pseudo Satellite (HAPS) offer persistence and flexibility to complement satellites and drones in both civilian and defence purposes in India. Elaborate.

Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology 6. High Altitude Pseudo Satellite (HAPS) offer persistence and flexibility to complement satellites and drones in both civilian and defence purposes in India. Elaborate. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express Why the question: Public sector undertaking Hindustan Aeronautics …

What do you understand by inclusive growth? What are the major impediments to inclusive growth and how can they be overcome in the current scenario? Explain.

Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. 5. What do you understand by inclusive growth? What are the major impediments to inclusive growth and how can they be overcome in the current scenario? Explain. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu, Insights on India Key Demand of the question: To explain about inclusive growth, …

The AUKUS pact will complement the regional security architecture in the Indo-Pacific but has ramifications extending far beyond it. Analyse.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   4. The AUKUS pact will complement the regional security architecture in the Indo-Pacific but has ramifications extending far beyond it. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Live Mint Why the question: It has been announced the US, Australia and …

There is no doubt improvement in population control measures and reproductive health of women across the country but efforts are still needed to identify and address the multidimensional aspects of women’s health outcomes. Discuss.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   3. There is no doubt improvement in population control measures and reproductive health of women across the country but efforts are still needed to identify and address the multidimensional aspects of women’s health outcomes. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty …

Critically analyse the impact of green revolution on agriculture. What were the constraints on the spread of High Yielding Varieties (HYV) throughout India?

Topic: Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country. 2. Critically analyse the impact of green revolution on agriculture. What were the constraints on the spread of High Yielding Varieties (HYV) throughout India? (250 Words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Chapter – 33 – India Since Independence by Bipan Chandra Why the question: The question is part …

Post-independence, Land reforms had a profound impact on agriculture as well as had social implications but there were also certain limitations. Evaluate.

Topic: Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country. 1. Post-independence, Land reforms had a profound impact on agriculture as well as had social implications but there were also certain limitations. Evaluate. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Chapter – 29, 30 and 31 – India Since Independence by Bipan Chandra Why the question: The question …

Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue (CAFMD) aims to advance inclusive and resilient economic development but there is much more potential in Indo-U.S bilateral relations for both to emerge as global leaders in the climate action and clean energy sectors. Analyse.

  10. Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue (CAFMD) aims to advance inclusive and resilient economic development but there is much more potential in Indo-U.S bilateral relations for both to emerge as global leaders in the climate action and clean energy sectors. Analyse. (250 words) Reference: Live Mint

what were the causes behind the formation of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)? What role did India play in its conception? Evaluate the successes and limitations of NAM in achieving of its stated objectives.

  6. what were the causes behind the formation of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)? What role did India play in its conception? Evaluate the successes and limitations of NAM in achieving of its stated objectives. (250 words) Reference: Chapter- 4 – NCERT XII – Politics in India since Independence