Discussion the various social problems which originated out of the speedy process of urbanization in India. 10 marks-200 words.
Male membership needs to be encouraged in order to make women’s organization free from gender bias. Comment. 10 marks-200 words.
Critically examine the effects of globalization on the aged population in India. 10 marks-200 words.
Growing feeling of regionalism is an important factor in the generation of demand for a separate state. Discuss. 10 marks-200 words
How does patriarchy impact the position of a middle class working woman in India?
Why do some of the most prosperous regions of India have an adverse sex ratio for women? Give your arguments.
The life cycle of a joint family depends on economic factors rather than social values. Discuss
Discuss the various economic and socio-cultural forces that are driving increasing feminization of agriculture in India.
How do the Indian debates on secularism differ from the debates in the West?
Describe any four cultural elements of diversity in India and rate their relative significance in building a national identity.
Critically examine whether growing population is the cause of poverty OR poverty is the mains cause of population increase in India.
How do you explain the statistics that show that the sex ratio in Tribes in India is more favourable to women than the sex ratio among Scheduled Castes?
Discuss the changes in the trends of labour migration within and outside India in the last four decades.
Discuss the positive and negative effects of globalization on women in India?
Debate the issue whether and how contemporary movements for assertion of Dalit identity work towards annihilation of caste.
The anti-colonial struggles in West Africa were led by the new elite of Western -educated Africans. Examine.
To what extent globalisation has influenced the core of cultural diversity in India? Explain.
“An essential condition to eradicate poverty is to liberate the poor from the process of deprivation.” Substantiate this statement with suitable examples.
Why are the tribals in India referred to as ‘the Scheduled Tribes’? Indicate the major provisions enshrined in the Constitution of India for their upliftment.
With a brief background of quality of urban life in India, introduce the objectives and strategy of the ‘Smart City Programme.”
What is the basis of regionalism? Is it that unequal distribution of benefits of development on regional basis eventually promotes regionalism? Substantiate your answer.
The spirit of tolerance and love is not only an interesting feature of Indian society from very early times, but it is also playing an important part at the present. Elaborate. (250 words)
The women’s questions arose in modern India as a part of the 19th century social reform movement. What are the major issues and debates concerning women in that period? (250 words)
Distinguish between religiousness/religiosity and communalism giving one example of how the former has got transformed into the latter in independent India. (250 words)
“Caste system is assuming new identities and associational forms. Hence, caste system cannot be eradicated in India.” Comment. (10)
‘Despite implementation of various programmes for eradication of poverty by the government in India, poverty is still existing’. Explain by giving reasons. (10)
How the Indian concept of secularism different from the western model of secularism? Discuss. (10)
‘Women’s movement in India has not addressed the issues of women of lower social strata.’ Substantiate your view. (15)
‘Globalisation is generally said to promote cultural homogenisation but due to this cultural specificities appear to be strengthened in the Indian society.’ Elucidate.
‘Communalism arises either due to power struggle or relative deprivation.’ Argue by giving suitable illustrations. (15)
What makes the Indian society unique in sustaining its culture? Discuss. (150 words 10 marks)
“Empowering women is the key to control population growth.” Discuss. (150 words 10 marks)
What are the challenges to our cultural practices in the name of secularism? (150 words 10 marks)
Do we have cultural pockets of small India all over the nation? Elaborate with examples. (250 words 15 marks)
What are the continued challenges for women in India against time and space?(250 words 15 marks)
Are we losing our local identity for the global identity? Discuss. (250 words 15 marks)