The new social movements in post independence period made an important beginning in awakening the society against injustices and deepened the very notion of democracy in India. Discuss.
India has had a tradition of social movements since colonial times in the form of the “Renaissance” movement as well as the freedom struggle. New social movements in the post-independence ..
Though some of his early measures restored faith among the indians in the liberal tradition of England, Lord Ripon’s tenure did not bring about significant changes in the conservative mindset of the colonial bureaucracy. Comment.
Lord Ripon was the viceroy of India from 1880-1883. His tenure saw many significant steps. Measures that restored faith among Indians in the liberal tradition of Britain: Local governance reforms ..
Globalization is incredibly efficient but has so far been incredibly unjust. Examine the statement in the context of developing countries like India.
Globalization is the process of international integration of nations, economically and socio-culturally. It has been an efficient tool for GDP growth: Globalization can increase the trade and growth of countries. ..
Explaining the origin of earth’s magnetism, discuss its significance with special reference to its interaction with solar particles.
Geomagnetism refers to the property of earth acting as a magnet, with periodic reversal in the direction of polarisation. Origin of magnetism: Metallic elements like nickel and iron are present ..
Though the Government of India Act, 1919 proposed some radical administrative changes, it remained short of fulfilling aspirations of Indians. Elaborate.
Montagu – Chelmsford reforms introduced the Government of India Act 1919 as the “carrot” of their carrot and stick policy. These were based on Montagu’s statement about developing self-government in ..
The problem of hunger in India does not lie in food production but various other underlying issues. Discuss in wake of decline in India’s ranking in the global hunger index, 2021.
Global Hunger Index 2021 has ranked India 101 out of 116 countries revealing an acute case of hunger. Hunger does not lie in food production as: India’s wheat and rice ..
Democratization of primary healthcare is indispensable for fulfilling the objectives of equitable and comprehensive care in India. Discuss.
India spends around 0.5% of its GDP on healthcare, with a minuscule share of this going to primary healthcare. Democratization of primary healthcare includes greater roles for local bodies in ..
Social media has ushered in greater transparency and accountability in governance. But accountability through social media is no alternative to institutional accountability. Analyse.
The growth of social media has created a regime of path-breaking transparency and accountability, which are the two important aspects of good governance as per the 2nd ARC. Role of ..
The significance of the principle of subsidiarity was well reflected in the maagement of COVID-19 pandemic. Analyse.
The principle of subsidiarity entails the devolution of powers to multiple stakeholders to create ease of functioning. It was well reflected in the COVID-19 management in many ways: Decentralization led ..
Judicial activism is a necessory tool to guard against “legislative adventurism and executive excesses”. Critically discuss in the context of the doctrine of seperation of powers provided in the constitution of India.
Judicial activism is the participation of the judiciary in the legislative and executive spheres. In India, unlike the US, the concept of separation of powers is not adhered to strictly. ..