03 June 2014
Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words
1.Critically evaluate the performance of aviation sector in the Indian economy.
2.Examine the challenges that face the newly formed state of Telangana. Do you think formation of small states is panacea for development woes? Critically comment.
3.Why did India adopt mixed economy model? Do you think government control of crucial sectors is hindering India’s growth? Critically analyse.
4.Compare and contrast the merits and demerits of adopting proportional representation system in Indian elections vis a vis first-past-the-post system.
5.Critically evaluate various women rights movements that have taken place since Independence. Also examine the role played by women organisations in these movements.
6.Comment on the problem of child trafficking in India. What measures has government taken to check this problem? Examine.
7.With examples, examine the role of local self governments in the conservation of ecology and biodiversity.
8.Write a note on the defence cooperation between India and France.
9.Critically comment on the nature and form of Palestinian Movement with a note on latest developments.
10.Critically comment on how the position of United States of America on the issue of climate change has changed from past two decades.
11.Critically analyse the contentious issues between India and Pakistan.
12.Critically examine the role of self help groups in rural development.
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
13.Critically comment on India’s position on climate change on the world fora.