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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” …

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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. “ …

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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

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Topic: Philosophical and Constitutional framework of government: Salient features and value premises; Constitutionalism Question “India at its independence established an electoral democracy in conditions of relative social ‘backwardness’, accentuating the extent of its apparent ‘democratic exceptionalism’.” Comment.[250 Words] Next Topic  Philosophical and Constitutional framework of government: Salient features and value premises; Constitutionalism

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Topic: Philosophical and Constitutional framework of government: Salient features and value premises; Constitutionalism Question “The liberal-democratic ideology of the West influenced the shaping of value premises of the Indian Constitution.” Discuss. [250 Words/CSM 2013] Next Topic Philosophical and Constitutional framework of government: Salient features and value premises; Constitutionalism

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Topic: Development Dynamics –  Women and development : The self-help group movement. Question “Self-Help Gropus(SHGs) enables women to realize their full potential in some spheres of life.” “SHGs are providing avenues of political mobilization.” Examine the implication these two statements and assess the potential of SHgs for development.[300 Words] Next Topic Development Dynamics –  Women and development : …

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Topic: Development Dynamics –  Women and development : The self-help group movement. Question Given the importance of issue of sex equality in development do you think the self help group movement adequately addresses absence of women in the former mainstream development agenda? [CSM 2012/250 Words] Next Topic Development Dynamics –  Women and development : The self-help group movement.

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Topic: Development Dynamics – Impact of liberalisation on administration in developing countries Question  ‘The idea of civil society is intrinsically linked to liberal democratic discourse esposing plurality of social views’. Comment.[200 Words] Next Topic Developement Dynamics –  Women and development : The self-help group movement. 

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Topic:  Development Dynamics – Impact of liberalisation on administration in developing countries Question We need to create a balance between the state, market and civil society to ensure good governance.[300 Words] Next Topic  Development Dynamics – Impact of liberalisation on administration in developing countries  

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Topic: Development Dynamics – Impact of liberalisation on administration in developing countries Question  Indicate the milestones in the story of development from the Nehruvian Model to Liberalization Model.[CSM 2011/250 Words] Next Topic Development Dynamics – Impact of liberalisation on administration in developing countries

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Topic: Development Dynamics – Strong state versus  the market Question “..the balanced administrative state has been replaced by the corporate-coercive state.” Comment. [200 Words] Next Topic Development Dynamics – Impact of liberalisation on administration in developing countries

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Topic: Development Dynamics – Strong state versus  the market Question “The Market has become the new icon of developmentalism.” Comment. [CSM 2010/200 Words] Next Topic Development Dynamics – Strong state versus  the market

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Topic: Development Dynamics – Bureaucracy and development Question  Attaining optimum regulation is a challenging task, as a balance has to be achieved between individual’s freedom and society’s interest. Explain.[200 words] Next Topic Development Dynamics – Strong state versus  the market  

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Topic: Development Dynamics – Bureaucracy and development Question What according to you are the three biggest obstacles which is presented by bureaucracy in the path of development. Elaborate.[300 Words]  Next Topic Development Dynamics – Bureaucracy and development  

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Topic: Development Dynamics – ‘Antidevelopment thesis’ Question ‘The anti-development’ thesis… reduces development to an idea without history, impervious to change’, but ‘fails to take account of the fact for its faults development could be empowering.’ Discuss.[CSM 2012/150 Words] Next Topic Development Dynamics – Bureaucracy and development

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Topic: Development Dynamics – ‘Antidevelopment thesis’ Question The Anti-development approach attempts to overcome the inequality in perception and definition of development by opening up spaces for non-western peoples and their concerns. Comment [200 Words] Next Topic Development Dynamics – ‘Antidevelopment thesis’

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Topic: Development Dynamics – Changing profile of development administration Question Development is above all else a question of human values. Comment[150 Words] Next Topic Development Dynamics – ‘Antidevelopment thesis’

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Topic: Development Dynamics: Changing profile of development administration Question “To talk about regulatory framework is to talk about governance.” Analyse the statement in the context of Public-private partnerships and identify the elements of regulation.[CSM 2013/200 Words] Next Topic Development Dynamics: Changing profile of development administration