TOPPER’S STRATEGY: Keerthi Kiran Pujar, Rank 115, UPSC CSE-2017, Political Science Optional (Marks 303, Strategy Included)

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POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 34

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 34 ARCHIVES Do you agree that the U.N. has failed to contain transnational terrorism? Elaborate your answer with examples. “The Feminist approach to international politics is biased.” Comment. “Ukraine crisis is a product of power politics and geo-politics.” Comment.

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 32

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 32 ARCHIVES Explain how the participation of women impacted the functioning of rural local bodies in India. Explain how pressure groups have been influencing public policy-making with suitable illustrations. What are the provisions for constitutional protection of right to freedom of religion and how far have …

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 31

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 31 ARCHIVES Explain how peasant movements promoted nationalist ideas during the struggle for Indian independence. Discuss the nature of reforms of the electoral process in India and explain the further scope for reforms. Examine the debates on the appointment procedure of judges to the higher judiciary …

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 30

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 30 ARCHIVES The role of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India in promoting good governance Discuss the working of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes to curb violence against Dalits. Examine the scope and limitations of women’s movements in India.

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 28

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 28 ARCHIVES Central to Aristotle’s political thought is his classification of the different types of political constitutions in the Politics. Evaluate. Explicate the features of deliberative democracy. The dilemmas of the human rights movements in India

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 27

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 27 ARCHIVES Examine the conception of the State in the ideologies of Fascism and Marxism. How is liberty a precondition for equality? Explicate the relationship between equality and liberty. Explain how Machiavelli’s application of empirical method to human affairs marks an important stage in the evolution …

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 25

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 25 ARCHIVES “India has thrown up a form of judicial democracy that has no parallel anywhere else, and has nurtured a kind of civil society that is uniquely its own.” (Bhikhu Parekh) “Power is never the property of an individual; it belongs to a group and …

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 24

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 24 ARCHIVES Transnational actors have become driving forces of global politics’. Elaborate. ‘A minimal State ensures maximum of Individual Liberty’. Examine the concept of Minimal State. ‘Collective Security and Collective Defense are the institutional and State mechanism to sustain the domination of powers that be in …

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 23

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 23 ARCHIVES ‘The economic content of India’s foreign trade is increasingly growing’. Substantiate the statement with economic diplomatic engagements of India in the last decade. Write a note on Intellectual precursors of Realism. ‘Building ‘peace by pieces’ is the basis of functionalism’. Elaborate.

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 22

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 22 ARCHIVES Q6. Answer the following questions in about 200 words each (20+15+15=50m) Examine major principles of State centric world views. How does Marxist approcah explain contemporary International Relations? ‘National Interests are Dynamic’. Identify the dynamic nature of National Interests in the contemporary world polities with suitable …

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 21

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 21 ARCHIVES Answer the following questions in about 150 words each x 10 marks each Identify the challenges to American hegemony in post Soviet world. What does the pace of nuclear proliferation in post Cold War suggest? State the place of Gender Justice in global agenda. …