Question Paper Specific Instructions

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There are TWENTY questions sprinted both in HINDI and in ENGLISH.

All questions are compulsory.

The number of marks carried by a question /part is indicated against it.

Answers must be written in the medium authorized in the Admission Certificate which must be stated clearly on the cover of this Question-cum- Answer (QCA) Booklet in the space provided. No marks will be given for answers written in a medium other than the authorized one.

Answers to Questions no. 1 to 10 should be in 150 words, whereas answers to Questions no. 11 to 20 should be in 250 words.

Keep the word limit indicated in the questions in mind.

Any page or portion of the page left blank in the Question-cum-Answer (QCA) Booklet must be clearly struck off.

1."The most significant achievement of modern law in India is the constitutionalizing of environmental problems by the Supreme Court." Discuss this statement with the help of relevant case laws. (10 marks).

2. "Right of movement and residence throughout the territory of India are freely available to the Indian citizens, but these rights are not absolute." Comment.(10 marks)

3. Two what extent in your opinion has the decentralization of power in India changed the governance landscape at the grassroots? (10 marks)

4. Discuss the role of the vice president of India as the chairman of the Rajya Sabha.(10 marks)

5. discuss the role of National Commission for backward classes in the wake of it's transformation from a statutory body to a constitutional body.(10 marks)

6. The Gati-shakti yojana needs meticulous coordination between the government and private sector to achieve the goal of connectivity. Discuss(10 marks)

7. The rights of person with Disabilities Act 2016 remains only a legal document without intense sensitisation of government function release and citizens regarding disability. Command.(10 marks)

8. Reforming the government delivery system through the direct benefit transfer scheme of a progressive step, but it has its limitations to comment.(10 marks)

9. India is an age old friends of Sri Lanka discuss India's role in the recent crisis in Sri Lanka in the light of preceding statements.(10 marks)

10. Do you think that BIMSTEC is a parallel organization like the SAARC? What are the similarities and dissimilarities between the two? How are Indian foreign policy objectives realised by forming this new organization?(10 marks)

11. Discuss the procedure to decide the dispute arising out the election of member of parliament or state legislators under the representation of the people's act 1951. What are the grounds on which election of any returned candidate may be declared void? What remedies available to the aggrieved party against the decision? Refer to the case laws.(15 marks)

12. Discuss the essential condition for exercise of legislative powers by the governor. Discuss the legality of re-promulgation of ordinances by the governor without placing them before the legislature.(15 marks)

13. While the national political party is in India favour centralisation the regional parties are in favour of state autonomy. Comment.(15 marks)

14. Critically examine the procedure through which presidents of India and France are elected.(15 marks)

15. Discuss the role of election Commission of India in the light of evolution of the model code of conduct.(15 marks)

16. Besides the welfare scheme India needs deft management of inflation and unemployment to serve the poor and the underprivileged sections of the society. Discuss.(15 marks)

17. Do you agree with the view that increasing dependence on donor agency for development reduces the importance of community participation in the development process? Justify your answer.(15 marks)

18. The right of children to free and compulsory Education Act, 2009 remains in adequate in promoting incentive based system for children’s education without generating awareness about the important of schooling. Analyse.(15 marks)

19. How will I2U2 (India, Israel ,UAE and USA) grouping transform India's position in global politics?(15 marks)

20. ‘Clean energy is the order of the day’. Describe briefly India's changing policy towards climate change in various international fora in the context of geopolitics.( 15 marks)