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Despite backwardness and social barriers ,women have immensely contributed in Indian freedom struggle . Critically examine the role of women in freedom struggle in the light of above mentioned statement.
How far modernization and globalization has an impact on role of women.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Discuss the social factors that inhibits that performance of Women organization.Level(1)View/Post Answer
The Indo-Pak or Shimla Agreement of 1971 was a diplomatic victory for Pakistan. Do you agree?Level(2)View/Post Answer
Why India is still opposed to the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT). Critically examine the implications of India''s stand.Level(2)View/Post Answer
India’s foreign policy after 1991 reflects its rising stature in international geopolitics.EvaluateLevel(3)View/Post Answer
India’s foreign policy has eveloved from idealism towards pragmatism.Discuss in the context of post independence period.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Highlight important features of Foreign policy of India.Level(1)View/Post Answer
“The only issue is the non-negotiable right to equality. Dragging in the uniform civil code is a deliberate attempt to obfuscate it.” Examine.Level(3)View/Post Answer
“Constitutional Developments during British India played double role of creating vacuum and providing ventilation”. Comment
Consensus and accomodation were the twin principles which dominated the debates of the Constituent Assembly - Austin. In the light of this statement, assess the performance of the Constituent Assembly in drafting the Constitution of India.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Constitution are the heirs of the post of testators of the future. Comment!Level(2)View/Post Answer
The complete study of a countrys constitution is not confined to its written provisions only. It is rather a study of its constitutional law. Comment!Level(2)View/Post Answer
The Constitution & Constitutionalism an two different concepts. Merely having a constitution in a country does not necessarily mean that there will be a constitutionalism in that country. Comment!Level(2)View/Post Answer
The new capitalism was predominantly industrial. Evaluate the role of Industrial Revolution in the birth of socialism.Level(1)View/Post Answer
The “Industrial Revolution” that occurred in Britain between 1780s to 1850s was neither “industrial” nor a “revolution”. Critically examine
One of the most notable consequences of the Industrial Revolution was imperialism which later became aggressive and indirectly led to the First World War. Discuss.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Briefly discuss the factors that were responsible for the ‘Industrial Revolution’ in England.Level(1)View/Post Answer
According to some scholars Britain experienced the Industrial Revolution first because it developed favourable socio-political structures, mental attitudes and values. How far this opinion is correct? Explain.Level(2)View/Post Answer
“The Industrial Revolution was more of an evolution than a revolution”. Comment.Level(3)View/Post Answer
The Korean War (1950-53) had repercussions on parties involved but also on global politics of the time. Elucidate
Several women leaders contributed immensely in shaping the constitution of India by participating in the debates of the Constituent Assembly of India. Discuss prominent contribution by women leaders in making constitution of India.
Analyse, in brief, the role of Mountbatten, Sardar Patel and V.P. Menon in the integration of princely states into the Indian Union.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The concept of linguistic reorganization of states was not a sudden occurrence rather it developed gradually. Substantiate.Level(1)View/Post Answer
"The Shimla Agreement of 1972 demonstrated the lack of maturity and foresight in Indian decision makers." Analyze.
In the history of post-colonial India the Internal Emergency of 1975 was the greatest political crisis but it was accepted by the Indian people. How it helped in strengthening Indian democracy?Level(2)View/Post Answer
Analyze the role of the Orientalists in promoting India’s culture.Level(3)View/Post Answer
The British policy towards India changed after the revolt of 1857. Throw light on the different changes during post-1857 phase of British rule in India.Level(2)View/Post Answer
1857 revolt marked the begionning of the freedom struggle. Do you agree with the statement ? Answer crtically in the context of socio-political situation in the first half of 19th century.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Critically examine the role of Allan Octavian Hume in the formation of the Indian National Congress.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Compare the ideology and approach of the moderates and the extremists.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Critically evaluate the contribution of the moderates in the progress of the Indian National Movement.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Bhakti Movements have been remarkable features of Medieval Indian society whereas socio-religious reform movements are the crusader of modern Indian society. Discuss the nature and organization of these movements in their specific historical context.
Examine the role of politico-legal reforms introduced by the British after 1885 in freedom struggle. In this context can it be said that the British dug their own grave?Level(2)View/Post Answer
Formation of congress marked a new beginning in freedom struggle. CommentLevel(2)View/Post Answer
Eventhough the League of Nations was a great institution; it failed to maintain international peace. Enlist the reasons that led to its failure.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Explain the impact of Swadeshi movement on the development of education.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Discuss the significance of the Home Rule Movement in laying the foundation of the mass phase of the Indian National Movement.Level(2)View/Post Answer
“Swadeshi movement was the first mass movement during the course of Indian National Movement”. Justify.Level(1)View/Post Answer
The reforms of 1909 were a watershed in Indian Political system. Explain
First decade of 20th century played a decisive role in nature and course of freedom struggle. Critically examineLevel(2)View/Post Answer
Discuss the contribution of Chandra Shekhar Azad in Indian Freedom Movement
Discuss the significance of the extremists in India’s freedom struggle. How they benefitted Gandhi in expanding the canvas of the Indian National Movement?Level(2)View/Post Answer
How Gandhian phase of the Indian National Movement was different in nature in comparison to the previous phases?Level(1)View/Post Answer
”Round table conferences “was the brain child of Swarajists and materialized after their collapse .Explain the importance of this breakthrough for Indian freedom struggle?
Swarajist Party was active on the Indian scene just for a while but it provided a new direction to the national movement. Discuss.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The deacade of 1920s broadened the base of freedom struggle. Examine the light of specific developments in political situtations of the period.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Critically evaluate the Communal Award and its shortcomings.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Enumerate the main provisions of the Government of India Act, 1935 regarding the Civil Services.Level(1)View/Post Answer
The goverment of India act 0f 1935 marked a new phase in freedom struggle. Discuss in the light of important features of the act.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Quit India Movement prove to be a metaphor. Critically analyze
The mixing of Khilafat issue with the Non-Cooperation Movement was an unwise decision. Elucidate.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Discuss the factors and circumstances that led to the partition of India.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Even though the Wavell Plan failed to achieve its goal; it led to Jinnah’s victory. How?Level(1)View/Post Answer
The August Offer, the Cripps Mission Proposals and the Cabinet Mission Plan displayed the same line of thought as well as gradual progression of the British mindset. Elaborate.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Enlist the key features of the Cabinet Mission Plan. Why it rejected the idea of Pakistan?Level(2)View/Post Answer
Examine Nehru’s role in evolving an independent foreign policy for India.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Tracing the history from Later Mughal Empire, disintegration –integration and vice-versa is a never ending process. Examine the statement by highlighting trends in post independence India.
Pangs of partition in India are difficult to erase from the memory of Indian psyche. Its festering wounds are opened time and again with uncanny regularity. AnalyzeLevel(2)View/Post Answer
Invasions kept on haunting India even after independence. Examine the social and economic cost of various wars which India has fought.
Turbulent decade of 1970s brought decisive changes in the Indian political system , the impressions of which can be seen even today. Explain.
Evaluate the role and extent of success of major socio-religious reform movements of the 19th century India in improving the condition of women.Level(2)View/Post Answer
What impact the socio-religious reformers had on the nationalist leaders and their ideologies? Discuss with the help of examples.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The roots of communalism can be traced in the socio-religious reform movements of the 19th century. Critically examineLevel(2)View/Post Answer
The modern western ideas had far reaching impact on the Indian society. How far they were responsible for reforms in the 19th and 20th century India.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Why 19th century socio-religious reform movements are known as Indian renaissance ?Level(1)View/Post Answer
Examine the essential features of subsidiary alliance system, how far did it contribute in making British company a sovereign political authority in India.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Discuss the relevance of reservation policy for scheduled castes and tribes in India with special reference to political developments during freedom struggle.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Reservation is a pre-independence policy inaugurated by GOI Act, 1935 which created the schedules listing the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes. The policy itself is an outcome of poona pact (1932) between Mahatma Gandhi and B.R. Ambedkar, in which the latter was forced to withdraw the claims by untouchable castes to a separate electorate in return for guaranteed representation in legislature and the broad assurance that nation would do everything in its power to end untouchability and caste discrimination.
Thus, reservation is fundamentally a political promise made in acknowledgement of the fact that caste literally excludes sizeable communities from Indian society.
Since independence was demanded in the name of the Indian nation, and since the nation is supposed to be an egalitarian form of community, the poona pact was a compromise whereby the untouchables agreed to forego their demand of a nation (electorate) of their own and be a part of the larger nation in spite of their caste exclusion.
In short, reservation is intended to be a response, from a nationalist movement led by the upper castes to the bitter truth in Ambedkar’s poignant statement: “Gandhiji, I have no homeland.”Level(3)View/Post Answer
British Rule thrived in India on the policy of “Divide and Rule”. Briefly discuss the various steps taken by them in this direction.
Govt. of India is taking praiseworthy steps for the expansion of Trade. Critically examine the potentials in Foreign Trade under the light of Foreign Trade Policy (2015-2020).
Critically examine the provisions of Science Technology and Innovation policy 2013. In this light highlight the measures taken by the government to promote innovation in India.Level(2)View/Post Answer
British economic policies led to transformation of India’s economy into a colonial economy destroying the structure of Indian economy. Explain its deleterious effect in case of agriculture and rural employment. Relate in brief how it led to emergence of middle class in India.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Consolidation and reorganization of Indian states was a milestone in independent India. It seems to be an incomplete process for holistic integration of India. Discuss in the light of current situation in India.
“The New Economic Policy was neither socialism nor capitalism but a temporary mixture of both”. Comment.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Both Subhas Chandra Bose and Mahatma Gandhi launched struggles against the British. How their ideas and strategies were different?
Gandhi and Nehru had divergent ideological approaches but had the same goal of achieving self sufficiency for India. Elucidate.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The agriculturists or Kisans formed one of the largest sections of the Indian society, but they were too late to develop class-consciousness and organize themselves. Discuss the reasons.Level(3)View/Post Answer
A profound reason for the spread of socialist ideas was the nationalists’ concern with India’s poverty. AnalyseLevel(2)View/Post Answer
To what extent the ideology and leadership of Indian National Congress remained successful in developing nationalism in India?
Infrastructure development during British India was the need of hour. It strengthened British Empire as well as facilitated the rise of Nationalism. Elucidate
Geographical proximity cannot deny different Modernization itineraries. Analyze in perspective to China and Japan.
Geographical proximity cannot deny different Modernization itineraries. Analyze in perspective to China and Japan.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Though different regions were the hotspot of the freedom struggle but north eastern region never came to the limelight. In this regard discuss the contribution of North east region in the Indian freedom struggle
“The Vienna Settlement was an honest attempt to prevent future war”. Explain.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The Congress of Vienna (1815) ignored the forces of nationalism and became the main reason for strengthening the same forces. Highlight key decisions of the Congress in this regard.Level(2)View/Post Answer
In reality, the parting of ways between England and America began in 1763. Substantiate.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The Regulating Act of 1773 was the first key chapter in the constitutional history of India. Describe the major provisions of the Act in this regard.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Highlight the significant features and impact of the Subsidiary Alliance.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Better diplomatic skill of the English to win allies and isolate the enemy helped them in the conquest of India. Discuss.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Revolt of 1857 revived social movements in Punjab with a new color. Justify the statement with special reference to the contribution of Baba Ram Singh.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh has remained an unmatched personality for his glorious empire but seeds of destruction and annexation of Punjab were perpetuating within it. “Comment.
Throughout centuries Punjab has remained entry gate for foreign invaders to India. Its implications can be seen in cosmopolitan culture of India. What have been the socio-religious and intellectual implications of this prolong history?
Analyse the conditions that favoured Gandhi to emerge as a national leader within a short period of time.Level(2)View/Post Answer
What do you understand by Code of Ethics? How is it different from Code of Conduct? (Views-1178) View/PostAnswer
Monetary Policy acts as a regulator of Indian banking System. Critically examine the statement in light recent changes in India’s financial system. (Views-611) View/PostAnswer
Indian society displays paradoxical features. Discuss while giving features of Indian society which differentiates it from west.
Tibetan plateau has a unique role in determining the timings of monsoons over Indian Subcontinent, discuss. (Views-435) View/PostAnswer
Himalayas orient monsoons over Indian subcontinent, elaborate. (Views-403) View/PostAnswer
40 percent of today’s India is born in post 1991 period of more liberal India and has a different mindset. Discuss (Views-394) View/PostAnswer
Creation of smaller States is the need of the hour. Make out a case for and against the reorganization of states in the context of the impending cr... (Views-358) View/PostAnswer
What is Naxalism ? suggest some measures to deal with the problem. Examine various initiatives of the government of India. (Views-317) View/PostAnswer
What is the justification of GST? (Views-306) View/PostAnswer
Enumerate the factors that helped in decolonization of the countries of Africa and Asia. (Views-228) View/PostAnswer
Establish the relationship between land reform, agriculture productivity and elimination of poverty in Indian Economy. Discussion the difficulty i... View/PostAnswer
In view of the declining average size of land holdings in India which has made agriculture non-viable for a majority of farmers, should contract f... View/PostAnswer
Livestock rearing has a big potential for providing non-farm employment and income in rural areas. Discuss suggesting suitable examples. View/PostAnswer
The MSP or minimum support price mechanism has been criticised for making Indian agriculture cereal intensive, regionally biased, input oriented a... View/PostAnswer
How can the ‘Digital India’ programme help farmers to improve farm productivity and income? What steps has the Government taken in this regards? View/PostAnswer
There is a clear acknowledgement that Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are a tool of industrial development, manufacturing and exports. Recognizing t... View/PostAnswer
Globally the nations are entering into more and more bilateral and regional trade and investment agreements. What could be the reason behind such a... View/PostAnswer
What do you understand by Trade Facilitation Agreement? What could be the possible impacts on Indian economy arising out of this agreement? Discus... View/PostAnswer
The FRBM Act has failed to achieve its stated aims due to poor adherence to it and unstable global outlook. In this context, is there a need for h... View/PostAnswer
What is the menaing of the term tax-expenditure? Taking housing sector as an example, discuss how it influences budgetary policies. View/PostAnswer
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