19, March 2014
Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words
1. Comment on the events that led to 1962 India – China war. What were its consequences?
2. Examine what was the attitude of governments towards foreign capital after the independence? Was it justified? Comment.
3. How Western Ghats were formed? What is their cultural significance? Explain.
4. Critically discuss if India needs a new legislation to give ‘right to health’ to the people?
5. Why was the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) scheme was instituted in India? What were its objectives? Do you think it has met its objectives? Evaluate.
6. Examine the core issues between Israel and Palestine. Comment on the role of USA in resolving these issues between them.
7. Critically comment on the impact of post – 1990 economic reforms on the women of India.