Salient Features of Indian Society Diversity of India


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                                                1. The life cycle of a joint family depends on economic factors rather than social values. Discuss.
                                                2. The diverse nature of India as a multireligious and multi-ethnic society is not immune to the impact of radicalism which has been in her neighbourhood. Discuss along with the strategies to be adopted to counter this environment.
                                                3. "India has a huge variety of soft power resources."Evaluate.
                                                4. What do you understand by Agama Shastras? What role do they play in religious practices in India? Discuss.
                                                5. While elucidating Article 25 and 26, critically examine the Supreme Court judgement on appointment of archakas (priests) in Tamil Nadu Hindu temples.
                                                6. Should the Government repeal the Section 377 of IPC? Opine.
                                                7. "For a diverse country like India with so much of regional inequality, the concept of competitive federalism seems to be unrealistic."Critically discuss.
                                                8. Despite being a caste ridden society, India has remarkable tradition of caste inter-dependence, which has kept it united for centuries. Discuss.
                                                9. While giving a critical overview of the Government policy, discuss the major challenges towards social inclusion of internal migrants in India ?
                                                10. Towards the end of the previous government�s tenure, a number of bills on social issues were introduced in Parliament. Discuss the issues related to these bills in brief.
                                                11. What is your stance on the issue of nationalism versus the linguistic federalism?
                                                12. Discuss the trends in Internal Migration in the country.
                                                13. Why the town of Sultanpur Lodhi has attained a prominent place in the Sikh Religion?
                                                14. Comment on the significance of the Government’s decision to review the application of creamy layer principle on Scheduled Castes and Tribes in government jobs.
                                                15. India has failed its disabled population. Critically analyze.
                                                16. Deep-rooted traditions and customs have loosened up their hold with the emergence of globalization. Critically analyze in the context of India.
                                                17. India has the highest number of endangered languages in the world as per the UNESCO. Discuss the factors that have endangered the native languages. Also highlight the steps taken for their protection and conservation.
                                                18. Discuss how the structure of caste system in India has undergone a paradoxical change over last few decades.
                                                19. The idea of preserving linguistic diversity through new education policy is not new to India, rather there is an existing centuries old tradition behind it. Elucidate.
                                                20. There are many problems that have continued to exist in India even after 75 years of independence. However, history has testified India's resilience and it has grown stronger as a nation. Comment.
                                                21. The India as we see today is a result of centuries of migration. In this context, highlight the role of migration in shaping India’s socio-economic structure.
                                                22. Discuss the pros and cons of giving SC status to Dalit Muslims and Dalit Christians.
                                                23. Outline the recommendations of the official language committee. What are the implications for the official language debate in India?
                                                24. In light of the recent debate on Hindi vs English, examine the status of vernacular in India. What are some benefits of using vernacular in education?
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