You are the S.P of a district. There was a peaceful protest organised in your district against unemployment and demand for jobs. But suddenly, the protest took a violent turn and some miscreants indulged in arson, vandalising government property like trains, buses and pelting stones on policemen in which 2 constables were severely injured.

Topic: Case study. 7. You are the S.P of a district. There was a peaceful protest organised in your district against unemployment and demand for jobs. But suddenly, the protest took a violent turn and some miscreants indulged in arson, vandalising government property like trains, buses and pelting stones on policemen in which 2 constables …

What are microplastics? What are the threats posed by it? Discuss the steps that are needed to overcome these treats.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 6. What are microplastics? What are the threats posed by it? Discuss the steps that are needed to overcome these treats. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Indian Express Why the question: For the first time, microplastics have been found in freshly fallen snow in Antarctica. …

Despite significant scientific advances made by Artificial intelligence (AI), there are concerns associated with it which needs immediate addressing. Analyse.

Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life. 5. Despite significant scientific advances made by Artificial intelligence (AI), there are concerns associated with it which needs immediate addressing. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express , Insights on India Why the question: This week, Google sent a researcher on …

What is demographic dividend? Examine the impact of unemployment on India’s demographic dividend. Do you think high public sector employment can be a panacea to waning dividend due to unemployment?

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment 4. What is demographic dividend? Examine the impact of unemployment on India’s demographic dividend. Do you think high public sector employment can be a panacea to waning dividend due to unemployment? (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu , …

India and Iran share close historical ties from time immemorial. Given the various ups and downs in bilateral relations between both the countries, time is therefore ripe for a reset in the relations to achieve collective goals and prosperity. Analyse.

Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, 3. India and Iran share close historical ties from time immemorial. Given the various ups and downs in bilateral relations between both the countries, time is therefore ripe for a reset in the relations to achieve collective …

Evaluate the impact of Iranian and Macedonian invasions on various aspects of Indian polity and culture.

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 2. Evaluate the impact of Iranian and Macedonian invasions on various aspects of Indian polity and culture. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static …

The period between 600-300 BCE witnessed widespread changes in religious life. It marked the rise of two of the most important heterodox religious movements – Jainism and Buddhism. Compare and contrast both the religions.

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. The period between 600-300 BCE witnessed widespread changes in religious life. It marked the rise of two of the most important heterodox religious movements – Jainism and Buddhism. Compare and contrast both the religions. (250 …

Education that does not produce good character is pointless. Discuss.

Topic: role of Family society and educational institutions in inculcating values. 7. Education that does not produce good character is pointless. Discuss. Difficulty level: Easy Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and part of ‘Abstract Thursdays’ in Mission-2022 Secure. Structure of the answer: Introduction:  …

How is air pollution measured and tracked in India? What are the recent changes introduced to air pollution measurement?

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 6. How is air pollution measured and tracked in India? What are the recent changes introduced to air pollution measurement?  (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Down to Earth , India Times ,Insights on India Why the question: Worsening air pollution is robbing a decade of the …

Inflation further exacerbates inequalities and affects poor the most. Discuss the policy measures that are needed to ensure that inequalities do not deepen amidst rising inflation.

Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it 5. Inflation further exacerbates inequalities and affects poor the most. Discuss the policy measures that are needed to ensure that inequalities do not deepen amidst rising inflation. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express Why the question: The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) and the Consumer Price …

Trace the evolution of LGBTQIA+ rights in India. Does the homophobic attitude of society go against the constitutional tenet of fraternity? Examine. What measures are further needed ensure equality in true sense for LGBTQIA+ community?

Topic: Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 3. Trace the evolution of LGBTQIA+ rights in India. Does the homophobic attitude of society go against the constitutional tenet of fraternity? Examine. What measures are further needed ensure equality in true sense for LGBTQIA+ community? (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The …

What is the need for population control in the country? Do you think there is a need for a population country law? Critically examine.

Topic: population and associated issues 2. What is the need for population control in the country? Do you think there is a need for a population country law? Critically examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu , Insights on India Why the question: A Mathura resident has asked the Supreme Court to direct …

Compare and contrast the key features of the Harappan period with that of Vedic period. Throw light on the elements of continuity to the present day from both the periods.

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. Compare and contrast the key features of the Harappan period with that of Vedic period. Throw light on the elements of continuity to the present day from both the periods.   (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy …

“Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.” ― H.G. Wells

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 7. What does this quote means to you? (150 words) “Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.” ― H.G. Wells Difficulty level: Tough Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 …

Describe the features of Agnipath scheme for recruiting soldiers. Evaluate the various benefits and risks associated with the scheme.

Topic: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate. 6. Describe the features of Agnipath scheme for recruiting soldiers. Evaluate the various benefits and risks associated with the scheme. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express , Indian Express Why the question: The government on Tuesday unveiled its new Agnipath scheme for recruiting soldiers across …

Minimum support prices (MSP) are meant to function as a safety net. Yet, they are unable to become the means of farmer’s income security as intended. Analyse.

Topic: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; 5. Minimum support prices (MSP) are meant to function as a safety net. Yet, they are unable to become the means of farmer’s income security as intended. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Live Mint Why the question: The government has …

Malnutrition occurs as a result of complex interplay among various factors. However, simple yet practical and innovative solutions can contribute towards ending malnutrition and anaemia. Elaborate.

Topic: Issues relating to poverty and hunger. 4. Malnutrition occurs as a result of complex interplay among various factors. However, simple yet practical and innovative solutions can contribute towards ending malnutrition and anaemia. Elaborate. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the question: The National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) has shown marginal improvement …

In view of the multiple political parties with different ideology and a charged political environment in the recent past, a relook into the appointment, powers and functions of the Governor under the Indian constitution is the need of the hour. Examine.

Topic: Parliament and State legislatures—structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these. 3. In view of the multiple political parties with different ideology and a charged political environment in the recent past, a relook into the appointment, powers and functions of the Governor under the Indian constitution is the …

Sustained growth of the India’s older population presents many socio-economic challenges. We must quickly recognize the scope of the new demographic reality and adjust current policies accordingly. Discuss.

Topic: population and associated issues 2. Sustained growth of the India’s older population presents many socio-economic challenges. We must quickly recognize the scope of the new demographic reality and adjust current policies accordingly. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu , insights on India Why the question: A national survey carried out by the …