Page-4 of UPSC Mains Model Questions - August, 2022
The government of India is setting the targets for disinvestments in the annual budgets for the past few years. Disinvestment is the process of selling government stakes/ shares in an entity. It is different from privatization, which is sale of ..
The preamble to the Indian constitution cannot be regarded as a source of any prohibition or limitation. Discuss in the context of various judgements of the Supreme Court.
Mr. Nani Palkivala, famous constitutional expert described preamble as horoscope of India’s constitution. It embodies the vision of our founding fathers, fundamental principles as well as solemn resolve that nothing but revolution can alter. Significance: Nature of Indian society – ..
Government often cites lack of funds for development projects but there are common instances where funds lie unutilised in several departments. Explain the reasons behind this.
Lack of financial resources and necessary infrastructure remains one of the dominant challenges in implementation of any government scheme. Prominent examples: 73rd and 74th constitutional – local bodies have paucity of funds as well as functionaries. Gram Nyayalayas – not ..
Examine the systematic issues that create hurdles in the effective functioning of regulatory bodies in India.
The regulatory bodies are crucial effective, independent and effective functioning of sectoral authorities in India, such as: TRAI – regulating telecom sector RBI – banking sector IRDA – insurance sector SEBI – capital market Systematic Issues: Politicization – Tussle between ..
Discuss the relevance of accountability of Judiciary to the society, while remaining conscious of the constitutional organisation of the government.
The judiciary is the guardian of the constitution, guarantor of the fundamental rights of citizens and ‘sentinel on qui vive’ (watchful guardian) on two other branches of the government. Given this significant role, Independent and Impartial judiciary is sine qua ..
The 103rd constitutional amendment act has been hailed as an important step towards meeting the objectives of social justice in India. Critically examine its relevance.
Equality is the cornerstone and basic feature of the constitution of India. Article 14 of the constitution embodies both formal and substantive equality. According to article 14, every person is equal before the law and discrimination solely on the ground ..
Topics: GS-I: Important Social Institutions Issues • GS-I: Social Empowerment Communalism Regionalism Secularism • GS-II: Functions and Responsibilities of the Union and the States • GS-II: Major Amendments of Constitution