4) Recently created new states – Telangana and Andhra Pradesh – face huge challenges especially lack of funds in developing their new states. Critically examine the role of union government in helping these states deal with this challenge.

Topic: Issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein 4) Recently created new states – Telangana and Andhra Pradesh – face huge challenges especially lack of funds in developing their new states. Critically examine the role of union government in helping these states …

3) Do you think post the creation of China led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank AIIB), the BRICS-led New Development Bank (NDB) has become irrelevant? Critically analyse.

Topic:  Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests  3) Do you think post the creation of China led Asian  Infrastructure Investment Bank AIIB), the BRICS-led New Development Bank (NDB) has become irrelevant? Critically analyse. (200 Words) Business Standard 

2) Amaravathi in Andhra Pradesh will be developed as its new capital city. Discuss what challenges lie ahead in developing this historical city into modern capital city – purported to be modeled on the lines of Singapore.

Topic: Urbanization, their problems and their remedies; Indian culture – Architecture  2) Amaravathi in  Andhra Pradesh will be developed as its new capital city. Discuss what challenges lie ahead in developing this historical city into modern  capital city – purported to be modeled on the lines of Singapore. (200 Words) The Hindu