PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic:  Philosophical and Constitutional framework of government: POLITICAL CULTURE Question  Analyze the following two contradicting statements, “Energies are dissipated in managing the coalition itself rather than in governing more broadly and, as a result, both the pace and the quality of reform suffer” “..stability[by a majority government] itself can simply result in the persistence of poor …

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Philosophical and Constitutional framework of government: POLITICAL CULTURE Question The role of legislators has diminished over the years and as a result healthy constructive debates on policy issues are not usually witnessed. How far can this be attributed to the anti-defection law which was legislated but with a different intention? [CSM {GS-II} 2013/200 Words] Next …

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Philosophical and Constitutional framework of government: POLITICAL CULTURE Question Pressure group politics is sometimes seen as the informal face of politics. With regards to the above, assess the structure and functioning of pressure groups in India. [CSM {GS-II} 2013/200 Words] Next Topic Philosophical and Constitutional framework of government: POLITICAL CULTURE

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Philosophical and Constitutional framework of government: POLITICAL CULTURE Question Analyze the following statement by Pratap Bhanu Mehta, “With political parties serving as vehicles of Individual ambition rather than ideological or programmatic goals, the resulting political promiscuity has led to a landscape in which Indian political parties form a constantly shifting kaleidoscope of fission and fusion” …

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Philosophical and Constitutional framework of government: Salient features and value premises; Constitutionalism Question Analyze the following statements from D D Basu,  “The preamble to our Constitution serves, two purposes: (a) it indicates the source from which the constitution derives its authority; (b) it also states the objects which constitution seeks to establish and promote. “ …

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism Question What do you understand by Imperialism? How did it affect the people of Asia in the nineteenth century? (200 words) Next Topic WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Philosophical and Constitutional framework of government: Salient features and value premises; Constitutionalism Question “Value of Indian administration must be rooted in the preamble of the Indian constitution.” Discuss[CSM 2009/250 Words] Next Topic Philosophical and Constitutional framework of government: Salient features and value premises; Constitutionalism