Q. What differentiates the International Court of Justice from the International Criminal Court? Discuss their mandate and jurisdiction and India’s participation in both of them.
Q. “Hate speech impedes pluralism and diversity by leading to polarisation in the society.” In this context, discuss the reasons behind the increasing incidences of hate speech in India. Also, suggest certain measures for dealing with hate speech.
Q. There have been remarkable achievements in the Indian healthcare sector. However, in order to leverage the advantage of being the youngest population in the world, some challenges need to be confronted. Examine.
Q. “The oceans are reservoirs of global biodiversity”. In this context explain the meaning of Blue Economy and initiatives by the government to promote the development of blue economy. Also map out sustainability challenges of blue economy.
Q. There is a need for a review of defamation laws in India due to its misuse. In this context, explain the legal provisions regarding defamation and critically examine the need for defamation laws in India.
Q. There is uproar in Indian democracy over use of CBI and Enforcement directorate (ED) by the ruling party for settling political scores. In the light of this statement, discuss the mandate of these agencies and suggest measures to ensure their apolitical functioning?
Q. Developed countries owe historic responsibility for climate change. In the light of this statement, discuss the concept of climate reparation & climate justice highlighting the recent developments.
Q. Throw light on the main ideals and thoughts of Bhagat Singh and their significance for Indian Society in the contemporary times.
Q. Discuss the evolution of Khalistan separatism in the post-independence period. What are the various reasons behind the renewal of Khalistan movement in Punjab in the recent times?
Q. India is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world however this growth has not resulted in a corresponding increase in its Human Development Index (HDI). Give reasons in support of this statement and suggest measures that should be taken to correct this.
Q. Industrial Revolution in Britain and economic policies designed by British rule in India to fuel its growth led to a systematic deindustrialisation of India. Examine.
Q. Fake news and disinformation give rise to many challenges in Indian society and there is a need for a multi-layered approach to deal with it. Analyse.
Q. What are the constitutional provisions with respect to the parliamentary privileges? Do you think that the absence of a law to codify parliamentary privileges has led to their misuse? Give reasons.
Q. RBI has put in place several policy measures to ensure that the Indian Banking System remains resilient and is able to face any challenges. Discuss.
Q. “India’s relations with West Asia, which it regards as its extended neighbourhood, have undergone a transformation in the last few decades.” Comment.
Q. Examine the opportunities and challenges associated with the government’s push for the Indigenisation of defence production. What are the measures taken by the government to promote indigenous manufacturing of defence equipment?
Q. What does the following quotation mean to you? “Unity is meaningless without the accompaniment of women. Education is fruitless without educated women, and agitation is incomplete without the strength of women.” – Dr BR Ambedkar
Virtual digital assets have potential for criminal misuse considering the speed and anonymity with which they can be traded worldwide. In this context discuss the threats posed by digital assets and regulatory and other responses needed to deal with it. (GS3, Security, 250 words, 15 marks)
In recent years India-Australia relationship has chartered a new trajectory and the countries cooperate closely in a wide range of sectors. Analyse. (GS-2, International Relations, 250 words, 15 marks)
Discuss the challenges faced by women in accessing digital technologies. Also, suggest certain measures that can be taken to bridge the gender digital divide. (GS-1, Indian Society, 250 words, 15 marks)
Today's question of the day will not be published owing to the Holi festival.
Migrant workers continue to face several social, economic and safety issues in the host states around the country. Discuss.
Q. To achieve the goal of doubling the farmer’s income, the agriculture sector needs a multipronged strategy in order to address certain existing challenges. Examine.
Recently the Supreme Court verdict directed changes in the appointment procedure of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and Election Commissioners (ECs). What are the changes ruled by the Supreme Court? Discuss how CEC and ECs are appointed and concerns raised with respect to the present appointment procedure. (GS-2, Indian polity, 250 words, 15 marks)
Aquaculture can help promote livelihood and make people self-reliant. Discuss the significance of aquaculture for India.
Social Stock Exchange (SSE) can help in combining the social welfare with capital markets. What is a social stock exchange? What are the various criteria’s that makes an organisation eligible for getting listed on a SSE.
Q. “Fossil fuel industry is failing to tackle methane emissions despite its pledges to uncover and fix leaking infrastructure” What are the mechanisms already in place for curbing methane emissions? Suggest some measures that the fossil fuel industry can adopt to curb methane emissions.
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