6) Critically comment on India’s approach towards handling insurgency and insurgents in the northeastern region. Do you think a referendum should be conducted and wish of the majority people in the region be granted? Justify.

Topic: Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security. 6) Critically comment on India’s approach towards handling insurgency and insurgents in the northeastern region. Do you think a referendum should be conducted and wish of the majority people in the region be granted? Justify. (200 Words) EPW

5) It is said that the provisions of the Forests Rights Act have not been fully implemented due to various factors. Critically examine these factors and suggest what needs to be done.

Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections. 5) It is said that the provisions of the Forests Rights Act have not been fully implemented due to various factors. Critically examine these factors and suggest what needs to be done. (200 Words) The Hindu

4) In your opinion, what ails higher education sector in India? Critically analyse these problems and examine if the government is helping the sector through its various policy measures.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources. 4) In your opinion, what ails higher education sector in India? Critically analyse these problems and examine if the government is helping the sector through its various policy measures.  (200 Words) The Hindu

3) Do you think, considering the objectives and design of the newly launched Smart City Mission scheme by the government of India, it is suited for socio-cultural realities of India’s cities? Critically comment.

Topic:  Urbanisation – problems and remedies 3) Do you think, considering the objectives and design of the newly launched Smart City Mission scheme by the government of India, it is suited for socio-cultural realities of India’s cities? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

2) Critically examine how globalisation has affected various sections of urban society in India. Also compare and contrast them based on your own observation and experiences.

Topic: Effects of globalization on Indian society 2) Critically examine how globalisation has affected various sections of urban society in India.  Also compare and contrast them based on your own observation and experiences. (200 Words) Frontline (Based on the above article, another question can be asked -Let’s call this Food for Thought!: How has the popular cinema …