Monthly Archives: December 2016

Discuss the reforms and their significance brought in the rules governing grant of passports in India.

The change in rules in granting passport is long overdue. These changes have made to remove age old rules which obstruct or delay the process of getting passport. Than changes are: The application form requires only names of one parent … Continue reading

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Can recent demonetization be considered as ‘cultural revolution’? Critically comment.

Demonetization has been in everyday news and touched each one across the country . It has a huge impact on the lives of people in one or the other way that their daily life has disturbed a little in  both … Continue reading

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It is argued that geography predetermines conflicts. Illustrate this with the example of ongoing Manipur crisis.

There have been many conflicts in the world from the time immemorial. There are many reasons for the conflicts to occur like region,religion,natural resources ,ethnicity ,culture and many more. All of the reasons for many conflicts related with geographical factors … Continue reading

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Why is the successful test-firing of the long-range ballistic missile Agni-V for the fourth time considered as a significant step? Examine.

India has successfully test-fired nuclear capable intercontinental ballistic missile Agni 5 and is part of Agni series. It was a significant step in the making Indian defense capabilities more robust. Significance: It has a range of 5000 km and can … Continue reading

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September 2016 marked a decade of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) notification in India. What is the procedure involved in making EIA? After EIA and project approval, what mechanism exists to check compliance of project conditions? Why is compliance important? Critically examine.

September 2016 marks the decade of EIA notification which is our ostensible tool to arrive at a balance between environmental priorities and developmental needs. It was promulgated first in 1994 under Protection Environment act(1986) and re-engineered in 2006. Below are … Continue reading

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Pakistan is facing severe water crisis and it blames India for its water woes and accuses it of “water terrorism.” In this light, critically analyse the causes of Pakistan’s water crisis.

Pakistan is a water abundant country in the 1951. But now water scarcity has been increased greatly and it is accusing India in this matter. But India is no way responsible for its water scarcity but Pakistan itself. Reasons: Rapid … Continue reading

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Ten years ago, the report of the Sachar Committee, on the social, economic and educational condition of Muslims in India, was tabled in Parliament. Has the condition of muslims improved during these ten years? Critically examine.

It has been a decade since the Sachar committee report placed before parliament on the socio,economical and educational conditions of the Muslims in the country. Since then the conditions of the Muslims has almost remained the same. Share of Muslims in … Continue reading

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