19 June 2014
Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words
1.Discuss the long term measures which should be taken by the government to contain food inflation in the country.
2.Examine what flexibilities are allowed under TRIPS agreements for developing countries to continue with their development agenda and domestic imperatives? Do you think TRIPS norms should be further diluted against the wish of developed countries? Critically comment.
3.In the light of controversy over foreign funding of certain NGOs and the accusation of stalling development processes by few of them, critically comment on what should be government’s strategy in dealing with them.
4.In your opinion, should India be considered as an ‘Emerging Economy’ or ‘Developing Economy’? Explain why.
5.Write a note on the National Population Register (NPR) scheme.
6.The present crisis in the West Asia is the product of past wars, including the First World War. Critically examine.
7.Critically comment on India’s diplomatic policies towards West Asian and North African region.
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
8.Explain the principle behind the working of 3G and 4G technologies.