21 May 2014
Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words
1. What are the criticisms against the first-past-the-post system of elections in India? Do you think India should adopt proportional representation system? Explain why.
2. Critically examine how capitalism in last three decades has affected economic inequality around the world.
3. Critically comment on Sri Lanka’s efforts of reconstruction in its Northern and Eastern regions post 2009 war on LTTE.
4. Critically analyse various ethical issues involved in recent Sahara case involving the Chairman of Sahara group, investors and the Supreme Court
5. What were the major challenges that India faced soon after Independence in its efforts to consolidate India as a nation.
Reference – India Since Independence
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Examine the negative effects of melting ice caps due to the climate change.