you enter your friend’s apartment to visit her, the watchman asks you to provide your details such as name, address, contact information, purpose of visit,your signature etc, then he calls your friend over intercom and verifies about you for the sake of security reasons, likewise don’t you think the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 also is aimed at the protection and security of larger society? Critically examine while presenting suitable justifications for your stand.

Topic:  Case study based 2.  you enter your friend’s apartment to visit her, the watchman asks you to provide your details such as name, address, contact information, purpose of visit,your signature etc, then he calls your friend over intercom and verifies about you for the sake of security reasons, likewise don’t you think the Personal …

The new citizenship law goes against Gandhi’s idea of civic nationalism. Critically examine.

Topic:  Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators 1. The new citizenship law goes against Gandhi’s idea of …

India has achieved remarkable success in unmanned space missions till date; with Gaganyaan it has now ventured into manned space missions Discuss the significance of the Gaganyaan mission to India, what are the major challenges in the manned mission to space? Explain.

Topic:  Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. 3. India has achieved remarkable success in unmanned space missions till date; with Gaganyaan it has now ventured into manned space missions Discuss the significance of the Gaganyaan mission to India, what are the major challenges …

What do you mean by shadow banking system? How does the crisis in the shadow banking industry affect the common man? Explain.

Topic:  Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 2. What do you mean by shadow banking system? How does the crisis in the shadow banking industry affect the common man? Explain. (250 words) Reference: Why this question: The question is based on the concept of Shadow banking and …

A refreshed ‘Digital India’ programme will play critical role in the pursuit of $5 trillion economy. Comment.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 1. A refreshed ‘Digital India’ programme will play critical role in the pursuit of $5 trillion economy. Comment.(250 words) The Hindu Why this question: The question is in the context of Finance Minister’s announcement on waiver of Merchant Discount Rate (MDR) …

Wealth disparities are evident in the malnutrition scenario of the country, Do you think there are gross non-egalitarian malnutrition outcomes owing to it?Discuss in detail the various factors responsible for malnutrition in the country and suggest measures to overcome the same.

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 1. Wealth disparities are evident in the malnutrition scenario of the country, Do you think there are gross non-egalitarian malnutrition outcomes owing to it?Discuss in detail the various factors responsible for malnutrition in the country and suggest measures to …

What is the philosophy of Dvaita? Evaluate the contribution of the school of Dvaita Vedanta in the development of Hindu philosophy.

Topic:  Indian Culture will cover the salient aspects of Art forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. What is the philosophy of Dvaita? Evaluate the contribution of the school of Dvaita Vedanta in the development of Hindu philosophy.(250 words) Times Of India Why this question: Vishwesha Tirtha Swami, the 88-year-old pontiff of …

Western Dedicated Freight Corridor

Topics Covered:Infrastructure- railways. Western Dedicated Freight Corridor What to study? For Prelims: Maps of proposed DFCs, DFCCIL. For Mains: DFCs- significance, need and challenges in construction. Context: The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd. (DFCCIL) has opened the more than 300-km section between Rewari, Haryana to Madar, Rajasthan, for commercial trial runs. This is …

SnowEx

Topics Covered:Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. SnowEx What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Overview and significance of the campaign and SnowEx. Context: NASA has launched a seasonal campaign — part of a five-year …

Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandan Yojana (PMVVY)

Topics covered: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes. Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandan Yojana (PMVVY) What to study? For Prelims: PMVVY- key features. For Mains: Significance of PMVVY. Context: Centre has made Aadhaar (the unique 12-digit biometric identity number) mandatory for subscribers of Pradhan Mantri Vaya …

Swami Shraddhanand

Topics Covered: Important personalities. Swami Shraddhanand What to study? For Prelims and Mains: About Swami Shraddhanand- contributions, Arya Samaj- objectives. Context: On December 23, 1926, Arya Samaj missionary Swami Shraddhanand was assassinated by a man called Abdul Rashid. Who was Swami Shraddhanand? Born on February 22, 1856 at village Talwan in Jalandhar district in Punjab …

South India’s earliest Sanskrit Inscription found in AP

Topics Covered: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. South India’s earliest Sanskrit Inscription found in AP What to study? For Prelims: Latest inscriptions, Saptamatrikas, Satavahanas. For Mains: Significance of these findings. Context: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has discovered the earliest Sanskrit inscription in South …

Rather than opting for measures like farm loan waivers, which lead to problems of moral hazard that impact credit culture, measures should be undertaken to improve agricultural productivity. Do you agree? Discuss while suggesting suitable solutions.

2. Rather than opting for measures like farm loan waivers, which lead to problems of moral hazard that impact credit culture, measures should be undertaken to improve agricultural productivity. Do you agree? Discuss while suggesting suitable solutions.(250 words) Indian Express

The spirit of civil disobedience and commitment to the Constitution that is consolidating among the broad masses of people is a heartening assurance in the recent unfolding situation in the aftermath of the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). Critically analyse.

1.The spirit of civil disobedience and commitment to the Constitution that is consolidating among the broad masses of people is a heartening assurance in the recent unfolding situation in the aftermath of the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). Critically analyse. (250 words) EPW